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  • Handkercheif & a String of Wompom to Yelleppit and a String of wompom to each of the others.

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • Strings of wompom to them all in remembrance of what we Said - four men in a Canoe came up from a large encampment on an Island in the River about 8 miles below, they delayed but a fiew minits and returned, without Speaking a word to us.

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • Spoiled, but those people were fond of - in the evining those people left us I also gave a String of wompom to a Chief, and Sent a Small pice of Simimon to a Sick Indian in the Town who had attached himself to me

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • &c. & c -. in the evening three of our horses were brought all in fine order. we have now only Six remaining out. we gave to each a Chief a pint of Powder and 50 Balls a Small flag and to the two young men who delivered us the horses we gave also powder & Ball and Some blue wompom

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • a S.ring of wompom & a Carrot of Tobacco. proceeded on and Camped on the S. S.

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • Send by him a String of wompom informing what had passed here. a Iron or Steel Corn Mill which we gave to the Mandins, was verry Thankfully recived - (rte The Prarie was Set on fire (or Cought by accident) by a young man of the Mandins, the fire went with Such velocity that it burnt to death a man and woman, who Could not Get to any place of

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

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  • Flanders and Swann: 'Something that's not really an animal, but it's certainly more than a mere vegetable. I am referring, of course, to that fantastic newly-discovered hybrid, the Wompom.'

    April 3, 2008