" a moderate rain all last night with wind, a little before Day light the wind which was from the S S.E. blew with Such violence that we wer almost overwhelmned with water blown from the river, this Storm did not Sease at day but blew with nearly equal violence throughout the whole day accompanied with rain. O! how horriable is the day waves brakeing with great violence against the Shore throwing the Water into our Camp &c. all wet and Confined to our Shelters to day, we purchased a fiew wappato roots for which we gave armbans. & rings to the old Squar, those roots are equal to the Irish potato, and is a tolerable Substitute for bread
The threat which I made to the men of this nation whome I first Saw, and an indifference towards them, is, I am fully Convinced the Cause of their Conducting themselves with great propriety towards ourselves & Party.