'A little cloudy this morning I Set out with 10 men and my man York to the Ocian by land.
I set out at Day light and proceeded on a Sandy beech ... from Cape Disappointment to a high point of a Mountn. Clarks Point of View* beares 20o S.W. about 25 miles, point adams is verry low and is... Situated within the direction between those two high points of land, the water appears verry Shole from off the mouth of the river from a great distance, and I cannot assertain the direction of the deepest Chanel, the Indians point nearest the opposite Side. The waves appear to brake with tremendious force in every direction ... a large Sand bar lies within the mouth nearest to point Adams which is nearly covered at high tide ... men appear much Satisfid with their trip beholding with estonishment the high waves dashing against the rocks &this emence ocian.."