" A Diary of the Transactions & Occurrences at the Nippoewin House &c.
Commencing July 14th 1794
Ending [Blank] 179  Inclusive
, by James Bird in charge of the above Settlement."



July 14 1794
" Monday a fresh Gale Nly Cloudy Weather with Rain. - At 9 AM embarked from York Factory for Cumberland House with thirteen Men in four Canoes loaded with Trading Goods &c. Sailed and Track'd till 7 PM then put up at Pennycutaway."

July 15
" Tuesday a fresh Breeze Wly Cloudy Wea.
John Halcro being taken very ill, obliged my sending three Men to convey him back to the Factory and fetch another Man in his stead."

July 16
" Wednesday AM light Breezes Sly - PM varied WNW part clear, part Cloudy sultry Weather
At 1 PM the three Men I sent away yesterday with one Man from the Factory arrived and at 2 PM we set off, tracked till 7 then put up."

July 17
" Thursday a strong Gale Nly Cloudy Weather with Rain in the Morning.
At 8 AM embarked tracked & Sailed till 6 PM then put up in Steel River
Past four Canoes of Indians on their Way to the Factory with Provisions."

July 18
" Friday Wind and Weather as yesterday
At 8? AM embarked, tracked till 6 PM then put up."

July 19
" Saturday a fresh Breeze Wly clear hot Weather
At 5 AM embarked tracked till 6 PM then put up about halfway up the tracking in Hill River."

July 20
" Sunday a fresh Breeze SW part clear part Cloudy Weather, with heavy Showers of Rain, Thunder & Lightening.
At 7 AM set off tracked till 7 PM then carried over the first carrying place & put up."

July 21
" Monday a fresh Breeze Wly clear sultry Weather. - At 10 AM embarked, paddled, handed & carried till 7 PM then put up at the still Water."

July 22
" Tuesday a strong Gale Wly part clear part Cloudy Weather. - At 5 AM embarked paddled, handed & carried till 11, when the Rain obliged us to put up till 4 PM then set off again and put up in the little burnt Wood carrying place."

July 23
" Wednesday a fresh Gale NW Cloudy Weather with Rain. - At 5 AM embarked, paddled handed and carried till 11 when the Rain obliged us to put up on the Mofsey? carrying place."

July 24
" Thursday a strong Gale NNW Cloudy Cold Weather with Rain which prevents our being able to proceed."

July 25
" Friday a light Breeze variable, part clear part Cloudy Weather
At 4 AM embarked, paddled, handed & carried till 5 PM when we arrived at the Sandy Bay in the Swampy Lake and put up."

July 26
" Saturday a fresh Breeze Wly clear Wea.
At 5 AM embarked, paddled, handed and carried till 6 PM then put up at the Jack Tent."

July 27
" Sunday fresh Breezes variable clear Wea.
At 5 AM embarked paddled & Sailed till 6 PM when we put up at the Knee Lake."

July 28
" Monday a strong Gale Wly clear Weather
Too much Wind for us to proceed."

July 29
" Tuesday a fresh Breeze Wly clear Wea.
At 4 AM embarked, paddled, handed & carried till 6 PM then put up in the Trout River."

July 30
" Wednesday a light Breeze Sly clear sultry Weather. - Paddled till 7 PM then put up in the Weappenepanis River."

July 31
" Thursday a fresh Gale NE clear Wea.
At 4 AM embarked, paddled, handed, Sailed and carried till 8 PM when we arrived at the white Fall & put up."

Aug. 1 1794
" Friday a fresh Gale Wly clear Wea.
Carried over the carrying place and put up."

Aug. 2
" Saturday Wind and Weather as yesterday. - At 5 AM we embarked paddled till 9 when we met Mr Tomison with eight Canoes and put up."
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"Oct. 3 1794"
" Friday light Breezes variable clear Wea.
At 10 AM embarked with eighteen Men in five Canoes lightly loaded for the Neippowin, paddled till half past five then put up."

Oct. 4
" Saturday a fresh Breeze Wly clear Weather
At 6 AM embarked, paddled & tracked till 6 PM then put up."

Oct. 5
" Sunday a fresh Gale Wly part clear, part Cloudy Weather with Rain.
At 6 AM embarked, paddled & tracked till 5 PM then put up at the bottom of the Fall."

Oct. 6
" Monday a strong Gale Wly clear Weather
At 6 AM embarked tracked & Paddled till 6 PM then put up."

Oct. 7
" Tuesday a fresh Breeze Wly clear Wea.
At 6 AM embarked, paddled and tracked till 5 PM then put up."

Oct. 8
" Wednesday a fresh Breeze SW clear Weather. - At 6 AM embarked tracked till 10 when we arrived at the Neippoewin, looked out for a place to build on and erect a Tent &c to put the goods in."

Oct. 9
" Thursday Wind and Weather as yesterday
Men employed helving Hatchets and putting other Tools in Order &c.
The Indians I find have all been in here with their fall Trades and are gone away for the Winter, so that where to find Hunters, or how to procure subsistance I know not, at present."

Oct. 10
" Friday a fresh Gale Wly part clear part Cloudy Weather. - Four Men getting ready to set off for Buckingham House, the rest falling Wood for building a House.
Employed a young Ind. Man who is staying at one of the Canadian Houses & sent him to look for a Tent of Indians who are living near this, and desire them to come with some Meat as soon as pofsible."

Oct. 11
" Saturday Wind and Weather as yesterday
Sent four Men in one Canoe with the Pacquet two Bundles of Trading Goods &c, off for Buckingham House. the rest employed as yesterday. - The Lad I sent away yesterday with three more Indian Men arrived and brought the meat of 4 B."

Oct. 12
" Sunday a fresh Breeze Wly clear Weather
Employed one of the Indians of yesterday for a Hunter and they went away."

Oct. 13
" Monday a fresh Gale SE clear Weather
Mr Oman, with two Men who are unwell embarked for Cumberland, the rest employd carrying in Logs for a House. - Two Men arrived, pafsengers in a Canadian Canoe from Buckingham House, as did two Indian Men with a Little Meat."

Oct. 14
" Tuesday a fresh Breeze Wly clear Weather
Men employed building a House. - The Indians of yesterday went away."

Oct. 15
" Wednesday a fresh Breeze SW clear Wea.
Men employed as yesterday."

Oct. 16
" Thursday Wind and Weather as yesterday, Mens employ the same."

Oct. 17
" Friday a strong Gale NW clear Weather
Men employed as before."

Oct. 18
" Saturday Wind and Weather as yesterday, Mens employ the same."

Oct. 19
" Sunday a fresh Breeze Wly part clear, part Cloudy Weather with light Snow."

Oct. 20
" Monday a fresh Breeze SW clear Wea.
Men employed building the House &c."

Oct. 21
" Tuesday Wind and Weather as yesterday.
Men employed roofing the house. - Our Hunter arrived with the flesh of a Moose and a red Deer."

Oct. 22
" Wednesday a light Breeze SE clear Weather. - Men employed as yesterday."

Oct. 23
" Thursday a fresh Breeze Wly clear Wea.
Two Men at the pit Saw, the rest employ'd building Chimney. - The Hunter went away."

Oct. 24
" Friday Wind and Weather as yesterday
Mens employ the same."

Oct. 25
" Saturday a fresh Breeze SW clear warm Weather. - Men employed plaistering the House. - An Indian I sent for to come and Hunt arrived, as did another & his Wife with a few Skins & a'little Meat."

Oct. 26
" Sunday a fresh Breeze SW clear Wea.
The Indian & his Wife of yesterday went away."

Oct. 27
" Monday a light Breeze variable clear fine Weather. - Sent two Men away with the Hunter, the rest employed making a Chimney and plaistering the House."

Oct. 28
" Tuesday a light Breeze Nly Cloudy Weather with Rain.
Men employed plaistering the House
One Indian Man and his Wife arrived with the flesh & Skins of 7 Beaver."

Oct. 29
" Wednesday light Breezes variable Cloudy Weather
Men employed making a Chimney and plaistering the House. - The Indians of yesterday went away."

Oct. 30
" Thursday a fresh Breeze Ely Cloudy Weather with Snow.
Men employed as yesterday. - Two Men came from the hunting Tent with the flesh of a Buck Moose."

Oct. 31
" Friday a fresh Breeze Ely cloudy Wea.
Two Men at the pit Saw, the rest employed getting Sleepers, those who came home with Meat yesterday return'd to their Tent."

Nov. 1 1794
" Saturday a light Breeze Ely Cloudy Cold Weather with Snow.
Men employed as yesterday."

Nov. 2
" Sunday Wind & Weather as yesterday"

Nov. 3
" Monday light Breezes variable Cloudy Weather. - Two Men at the pit Saw and the rest employed cutting down Timber Pieces &c."

Nov. 4
" Tuesday a light Breeze NE Cloudy Wea. with Snow. - Two Men at the pit Saw one laying a Floor and the rest putting up a Partition of Logs."

Nov. 5
" Wednesday a light Breeze Ely Cloudy Cold Weather.
Men at the House employed as before. those who were with the Hunter arrived with part of the flesh of two Moose."

Nov. 6
" Thursday Wind & Weather as yesterday
The Men who came with Meat yesterday return'd to their Tent. those at the House employed falling and chopping Timber Pieces."

Nov. 7
" Friday Wind and Weather as before
Two Men at the pit Saw, one working in the House, two chopping Timber Pieces & the rest falling Logs for a Shed."

Nov. 8
" Saturday Wind and Weather as yesterday - Mens employ the same.
Two Indian Men arrived with two Horses loaded with Meat, as did two of our Men."

Nov. 9
" Sunday a fresh Breeze Nly Cloudy Cold Weather with Snow.
The Indians of yesterday went away. also the Men who came with Meat return'd to their Tent."

Nov. 10
" Monday a strong Gale NW Cloudy Weather with Snow at times.
Two Men at the pit Saw, one chopping Timber Pieces and the rest building a Shed.
Much Ice driving in the River."

Nov. 11
" Tuesday a fresh Gale NW Cloudy Wea.
Men employed as yesterday
The River Ice set fast."

Nov. 12
" Wednesday a fresh Breeze NW Cloudy thawing Weather with Rain.
Two Men at the pit Saw, one putting up a Partition, the rest falling and chopping Timber Pieces."

Nov. 13
" Thursday a fresh Breeze Nly Cloudy Wea.
Men employed as yesterday."

Nov. 14
" Friday Wind and Weather as yesterday
Two Men at the pit Saw, one putting up a Partition and the rest building a Shed
The Hunters with the two Men who are tenting with them arrived & brought the flesh of 3 Moose and a red Deer."

Nov. 15
" Saturday a fresh Breeze Wly Cloudy Wea.
Men employed as yesterday."

Nov. 16
" Sunday a light Breeze Nly cloudy Cold Weather. - The two Men who came with Meat on Friday return'd with the Hunters to their Tent."

Nov. 17
" Monday a light Breeze Nly Cloudy Wea.
Two Men at the pit Saw, one putting up a Partition and the rest employed at the Shed."

Nov. 18
" Tuesday a light Breeze Sly clear sharp Weather. - Men employed as yesterday."

Nov. 19
" Wednesday a light Breeze Nly clear sharp Weather. - Men employed as before."

Nov. 20
" Thursday Wind & Weather as yesterday
Mens employ the same. - One Man arrived from the hunting Tent for some Medicine one of the Hunters having burnt himself very much."

Nov. 21
" Friday Wind and Weather as before
Two Men at the pit Saw, one putting up a Partition and the rest employed falling and chopping Timber pieces."

Nov. 22
" Saturday a fresh Breeze Wly clear mild Weather.
Two Men at the pit Saw, two working within doors, the rest employed cutting for? Indians to come through and fire Wood."

Nov. 23
" Sunday a fresh Breeze wly Cloudy Wea."

Nov. 24
" Monday Wind and Weather as yesterday
Two Men at the pit Saw, two working within Doors, the rest falling and chopping Timber Pieces."

Nov. 25
" Tuesday a fresh Breeze Nly Cloudy Wea.
Two Men at the pit Saw, two working within doors, the rest falling and chopping Timber."

Nov. 26
" Wednesday a fresh Gale Nly Cloudy Weather with Snow.
One Man employed making Snow Shoe Frames, one putting up a Partition, two at the pit Saw and the rest cutting fire Wood."

Nov. 27
" Thursday a light Breeze variable clear sharp Weather
Men employed as yesterday."

Nov. 28
" Friday AM a light Breeze Wly clear Weather. - PM a fresh Gale N and Cloudy.
Two Men at the pit Saw, two falling and chopping Logs, one getting Snow Shoe Frames, one putting up a Partition and the rest employed cutting fire Wood.
Erected a Flag Staff."

Nov. 29
" Saturday a fresh Breeze SW clear Weather
Men employed as yesterday. - Two Men came from the hunting Tent with the flesh of two Doe Moose and a small red Deer."

Nov. 30
" Sunday Wind and Weather as yesterday."

Dec. 1 1794
" Monday a fresh Breeze Wly Cloudy Weather
Two Men at the pit Saw two working within Doors, two fetching home Birch for Sleds and the rest cutting fire Wood. - The Men who came home on Saturday return'd to their Tent."

Dec. 2
" Tuesday Wind and Weather as yesterday
Two Men at the pit Saw, two working within Doors, two making Soap and the rest cutting fire Wood."

Dec. 3
" Wednesday a light Breeze SW part clear part Cloudy Weather
Two Men working in the House, two at the pit Saw and the rest cutting fire Wood."

Dec. 4
" Thursday Wind and Weather as yesterday
Mens employ the same."

Dec. 5
" Friday Wind, Weather and Mens employ as before."

Dec. 6
" Saturday a fresh Breeze Wly clear fine Wea.
Two Men employed making Sleds, the rest cutting fire Wood. - An Indian Man arrived for Men to fetch some Buffalo Meat."

Dec. 7
" Sunday a light Breeze Wly clear Weather
Sent four Men and Dogs and Sleds with the Indian of yesterday to fetch Meat."

Dec. 8
" Monday a light Breeze Wly Cloudy Wea.
Two Men employed making Sleds and the rest cutting fire Wood."

Dec. 9
" Tuesday Wind and Weather as yesterday
One Man making Sleds, two Men getting ready to go to Cumberland House for goods, the rest cutting fire Wood. - Those who went for Meat on Sunday arrived with the flesh of a Cow Buffalo."

Dec. 10
" Wednesday Wind and Weather as before.
Sent two Men away for Cumberland House, two making Sleds, Taylor working for the Men and the rest employed cutting fire Wood."

Dec. 11
" Thursday Wind and Weather as before.
Sent two Men with Dogs and Sleds to fetch Meat, one making Sleds, Taylor at Work for the Men, one putting up a Cabin and the rest cutting fire Wood. - An Indian arrived with a few Furrs and a little beat Meat & Fatt."

Dec. 12
" Friday a light Breeze Wly clear fine Wea.
One Man putting up a Cabin, Taylor at work for Trade and the rest employed cutting fire Wood. - The Indian of yesterday went away."

Dec. 13
" Saturday Wind and Weather as yesterday
Mens employ the same."

Dec. 14
" Sunday a fresh Breeze Wly Cloudy Weather
Mefs Thomas & Swain arrived on a visit from Cumberland House, also the Men who went away on Thursday last with some Meat."

Dec. 15
" Monday Wind and Weather as yesterday
Sent two Men with Dogs and Sleds for Meat. one putting up a Cabin and the rest employed cutting fire Wood."

Dec. 16
" Tuesday Wind and Weather as before.
Men employed as yesterday."

Dec. 17
" Wednesday a fresh Breeze NW Cloudy Weather with Snow.
Men at the House employed as before, those who went for Meat arrived with the flesh of a young Bull Buffalo."

Dec. 18
" Thursday a fresh Breeze Wly Cloudy Wea.
Sent two Men with Dogs and Sleds for Meat. Taylor at Work for the Men, one putting up a Cabin and the rest employed cutting fire Wood."

Dec. 19
" Friday Wind and Weather as yesterday
Mens employ the same."

Dec. 20
" Saturday a fresh Gale Wly part clear, part cloudy Weather, with Rain.
Men at the House employed as before, those who went for Meat arrived with the flesh of young Bull Buffalo."

Dec. 21
" Sunday a light Breeze Wly Cloudy Wea."

Dec. 22
" Monday Wind and Weather as yesterday
Sent two Men for Meat, two chopping a Timber Piece & the rest cutting fire Wood."

Dec. 23
" Tuesday a fresh Breeze Nly Cloudy Weather with Snow
Two Men at the pit Saw and the rest cutting fire Wood. - In the afternoon the two Men I sent off for Cumberland House the 10 inst - arrived with two Bundles of Trading Goods."

Dec. 24
" Wednesday a fresh Breeze Wly first part clear latter part Cloudy Weather
Men at the House employed as yesterday. those who went for Meat on Monday arrived with part of the flesh of a Bull and a little beat Meat and Fatt."

Dec. 25
" Thursday a light Breeze NW Cloudy Weather."

Dec. 26
" Friday Calm cloudy Weather with light Snow
Sent three Men for Meat, Taylor working for the Men and the rest employed cutting fire Wood."

Dec. 27
" Saturday Wind & Weather as yesterday
Taylor working for the Men and the rest employed cutting fire Wood."

Dec. 28
" Sunday a light Breeze Wly cloudy Weather
Two Tents of Cumberland House Indians arrived, as did a young Man from the South'd for Men to fetch beat Meat & Fatt &c."

Dec. 29
" Monday a fresh Breeze NE Cloudy Cold Weather with Snow
Taylor at work for the Men and the rest employed cutting fire Wood."

Dec. 30
" Tuesday a light Breeze Wly Cloudy Cold Weather
Sent two Men with the Indian of Sunday to his Tent, the rest employed as yesterday."

Dec. 31
" Wednesday a light Breeze NW clear Cold Weather
Men employed as yesterday."

Jan. 1 1795
" Thursday Wind & Weather as yesterday."

Jan. 2
" Friday a light Breeze Wly clear cold Wea.
Taylor at Work for the Men and the rest employed cutting fire Wood.
The Cumberland House Indians of Sunday last finished Trading and went away."

Jan. 3
" Saturday Wind and Weather as yesterday
Sent two Men after the Indians of yesterday to fetch Keggs? and Trade what Furrs they may have at their Tents, the rest employ'd as before. those who went away with the Indian on Tuesday last arrived with 54 Wolves and a little beat Meat & Fatt."

Jan. 4
" Sunday a light Breeze variable clear cold Weather."

Jan. 5
" Monday a light Breeze Sly clear sharp Weather
Sent three Men with Dogs and Sleds for Meat, the rest at the House employed cutting fire Wood. - The Men who went away on Friday arrived with 32 Beaver Skins."

Jan. 6
" Tuesday Wind and Weather as yesterday
Taylor working for the Men and the rest employed cutting fire Wood."

Jan. 7
" Wednesday Wind & Weather as before
The Men who went for Meat on Monday arrived, the rest employed as before.
An Indian Man arrived with a few Furrs. he slept eleven Nights on his way here and he informs me that the Indians of this & Swan River are all afsembled where he came from, with an intention of going to War on the Fall Indians."

Jan. 8
" Thursday Wind and Weather as before
Sent three Men for Meat, Taylor at Work for the Men, one putting up Shelves in the Trading Room, those who came home yesterday resting themselves and the other cutting fire Wood &c."

Jan. 9
" Friday a fresh Breeze Wly clear sharp Wea.
Men at the House employed cutting fire Wood."

Jan. 10
" Saturday Wind & Weather as yesterday
The Men who went for Meat on Thursday arrived, those at the House employed as yesterday."

Jan. 11
" Sunday Wind and Weather as before."

Jan. 12
" Monday Wind and Weather as before
Sent three Men with Dogs and Sleds for Meat, Taylor working for the Men, one Man making Sleds and the rest employ'd cutting fire Wood."

Jan. 13
" Tuesday Wind and Weather as before
Men at the House employed as yesterday."

Jan. 14
" Wednesday Wind and Weather as before.
The Men who went for Meat on Monday arrived, those at the House employed as before."

Jan. 15
" Thursday Wind and Weather as before
Sent three Men for Meat, the rest employed as before."

Jan. 16
" Friday Wind and Weather as before
Men at the House employed as the preceeding Days."

Jan. 17
" Saturday light Airs variable, part Cloudy, part clear mild Weather
The Men who went for Meat on Thursday arrived, the rest employed as before."

Jan. 18
" Sunday light Airs Wly clear mild Wea."

Jan. 19
" Monday Wind and Weather as yesterday
Two Men at the pit Saw, one making Sleds and the rest cutting fire Wood."

Jan. 20
" Tuesday Wind and Weather as before
Sent three Men for Meat and the rest employed as before."

Jan. 21
" Wednesday light Breezes Wly cloudy Wea.
Taylor at Work for the Men and the rest employed as yesterday."

Jan. 22
" Thursday Wind & Weather as yesterday
Mens employ the same."

Jan. 23
" Friday light Breezes SW part clear, part Cloudy Weather
The Men who went for Meat on Tuesday last arrived, the rest employed as before."

Jan. 24
" Saturday Wind & Weather as yesterday
Men employed cutting fire Wood."

Jan. 25
" Sunday a fresh Breeze WNW clear Wea."

Jan. 26
" Monday Wind and Weather as yesterday
Sent three Men for Meat and the rest employed cutting fire Wood."

Jan. 27
" Tuesday a light Breeze NW Cloudy Weather
Men employed as yesterday."

Jan. 28
" Wednesday Wind and Weather as yesterday
Men at the House employed as before, those who went for Meat on Monday arrived."

Jan. 29
" Thursday a light Breeze Wly part clear part Cloudy Weather
Sent three Men for Meat, those who came home yesterday resting themselves and the rest cutting fire Wood."

Jan. 30
" Friday a light Breeze Wly Cloudy Wea.
Men at the House employed cutting fire Wood &c."

Jan. 31
" Saturday Wind & Weather as yesterday
The Men who went for Meat on Thursday arrived, the rest employed as yesterday."

Feb. 1 1795
" Sunday a light Breeze NW clear Weather."

Feb. 2
" Monday Wind & Weather as yesterday
Sent three Men for Meat, one Man making Sleds, Taylor at work for Trade and the rest employed cutting fire Wood."

Feb. 3
" Tuesday a light Breeze NW Cloudy Wea.
Men employed as yesterday."

Feb. 4
" Wednesday Wind and Weather as yesterday
The Men who went for Meat on Monday arrived, the rest employed as before."

Feb. 5
" Thursday, Wind, Weather and Men's Employ as before."

Feb. 6
" Friday, Wind Weather and Men's employ as before."

Feb. 7
" Saturday a light Breeze Ely Cloudy Wea.
The Men who went for Meat on Thursday arrived, the rest employed as before."

Feb. 8
" Sunday a light Breeze NW part clear part Cloudy Weather."

Feb. 9
" Monday Wind & Weather as yesterday.
Sent three Men for Meat, one making Sleds, Taylor at work for Trade and the rest employed cutting fire Wood."

Feb. 10
" Tuesday a light Breeze NW Cloudy Weather with light Snow
Men at the House employed as yesterday."

Feb. 11
" Wednesday Wind & Weather as yesterday
The Men who went for Meat on Monday arrived, also one Man from the Tent the Buffalo having left them. The rest employed as before."

Feb. 12
" Thursday Wind and Weather as before.
Sent four Men for Meat, those who came home yesterday resting themselves, one Man making Sleds and the rest employed cutting fire Wood."

Feb. 13
" Friday a light Breeze Wly Cloudy Weather.
One Man making Sleds and the rest cutting fire Wood."

Feb. 14
" Saturday Wind and Weather as yesterday
Those who went for Meat on Thursday arrived, the rest employed as before."

Feb 15
" Sunday a light Breeze Sly clear cold Wea."

Feb. 16
" Monday Wind & Weather as yesterday
Sent three Men for Meat and one to remain at the Tent in Order to remove it nearer home, as the Buffalo have left that quarter, one Man making Sleds and the rest cutting fire Wood."

Feb. 17
" Tuesday a light Breeze variable Cloudy Wea.
Men employed as yesterday"

Feb. 18
" Wednesday a light Breeze Ely Cloudy Wea.
The Men who went for Meat on Monday, arrived the rest employed as before."

Feb. 19
" Thursday Wind & Weather as yesterday
Sent four Men for Meat, the rest employ'd as before."

Feb. 20
" Friday Wind & Weather as before
Mens employ the same."

Feb. 21
" Saturday a light Breeze Wly Cloudy Wea.
The Men who went for Meat arrived, with the rest employed as before.
An Indian arrived for Men to fetch Furrs."

Feb. 22
" Sunday a strong Gale NW Cloudy Cold Wea.
A Man from the hunting Tent, with the two Hunters arrived."

Feb. 23
" Monday a light Breeze Nly clear Wea.
Sent two Men with the Indian of Saturday to trade Furrs &c at his Tent. - The Man who came home yesterday with the Hunters return'd to their Tent. the rest employed cutting fire Wood."

Feb. 24
" Tuesday Wind & Weather as yesterday
Four Men getting ready to go to Cumberland House for Goods, Taylor working for Trade and the rest employed cutting fire Wood."

Feb. 25
" Wednesday a fresh Gale NW Cloudy cold Weather.
Sent four Men with Dogs and Sleds to fetch up Goods &c from Cumberland House, the rest employed as yesterday."

Feb. 26
" Thursday a fresh Breeze Wly Cloudy Weather
Men employed as before."

Feb. 27
" Friday Wind & Weather as yesterday
Men employed as before."

Feb. 28
" Saturday a fresh Breeze SW clear fine Weather
Men employed as before."

Mar. 1 1795
" Sunday Wind and Wea. as yesterday
One Man came from the hunting Tent with the flesh of a Doe Moose and returned to his Tent."

Mar. 2
" Monday Wind and Weather as before.
Two Men getting dry Wood &c for making Soap, Taylor at Work for Trade and the rest employed cutting fire Wood."

Mar. 3
" Tuesday Wind & Weather as before
Two Men making Soap and the rest employed as yesterday."

Mar. 4
" Wednesday AM a fresh Breeze Wly clear Weather, PM varied Nly and Cloudy
Men employed as yesterday. - One Man came from the hunting Tent with part of a Buck Moose and returned with another Man, to fetch the remainder to his Tent."

Mar. 5
" Thursday a light Breeze Nly Cloudy Weather with Snow.
Two Men chopping and Sawing a Log for Window Shutters, Taylor at work for Trade and the other Man cutting fire Wood &c.
The Man who went for Meat yesterday arrived."

Mar. 6
" Friday a light Breeze Nly Cloudy Weather
Two Men getting Wood for Canoe building and the rest cutting fire Wood."

Mar. 7
" Saturday a fresh Breeze NE Cloudy Wea.
Men employed as yesterday."

Mar. 8
" Sunday a light Breeze Nly clear sharp Wea.
The Men who went away the 25 Ult. arrived with Goods &c from Cumberland House, as did a Cumberland House Indian with a few Furrs."

Mar. 9
" Monday Wind and Weather as yesterday
The Indian of yesterday went away. sent two Men with him to fetch his Debts and trade what may be his Tent, two Men getting Wood for Canoe building."


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