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Aug 17th Left Silver Creek at 8 o'clock and ran a continuous Rapid for 3 miles then came to a Portage. Made it and Run 11 more during the days run of 9 3/4 and Ran 10 Rapids. camped on south side Aug 18th Mad 3 heavy Portages in 4 miles camped on North side Aug 19th Made two heavy Portages and ran 3 very dangerous Rapids in 5 1/2 miles. Aug 20th Made 3 Portages and ran one bad Rapid in 8 1/2 mile camped on North side ^&[[Course of Run --[[?]]25 N of W]] Aug 21st Made one Portage to begin with then ran Six Rapids then came to a very dangerous rapid fall of 20 feet in 300 yards, Made Portage on south side. Made 14 miles today. Passed 27 Rapids. [[average?]] width of River 60 yds [[course?]] and [[strikethrough]] south [[/strikethrough]] ^[[North]]west walls 4000 feet camped on [[strikethrough]] North [[/strikethrough]] ^[[South]] side Aug 22nd Made 11 1/4 miles and very bad portage. ^[[M.S. 4419]]
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