By Jules Verne
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65 The next day Mr Wyeth departed for the mouth of the Columbia River with all the party excepting twelve men (myself included)66 who were stationed at the Fort. I now began to experience the difficulties attending a mountaineer we being all raw hands excepting the man who had charge of the Fort and a Mullattoe: the two latter having but very little experience in hunting game with the Rifle: 64. The place where Wyeth built his fort is not the point marked “Fort Hall” on present maps, but a site farther west on the sandy plain between Portneuf and Snake Rivers.
The great altitude of this place however connected with the cold descending from the mountains at night I think would be a serious obstruction to growth of most Kinds of cultivated grains. This valley like all other parts of the country abounds with game. M and 10 of us started with it for the other side but we no sooner reached the rapid current than our raft (which was constructed of large timber) became unmanageable and all efforts to reach either side were vaine and fearing lest We should run on to the dreadful rapids to which we were fast approaching we aban94.
Townsend (p. 230) says of it, “August 5th-At sunrise this morning, the 'star-spangled banner' was raised on the flag-staff at the fort, and a salute fired by the men . ” 30 — OSBORNE R USSELL and altho the country abounded with game still it wanted experience to kill it. On the 12th of August myself and 3 others (the Mullattoe included) started from the Fort to hunt Buffaloe. We proceeded up the stream running into Snake River near the Fort called Ross’s fork67 in an East direction about 25 miles, crossed a low mountain in the same direction about 5 miles and fell on to a stream called Portneuf:68 here we found several large bands of Buffaloe we went to a small spring and encamped.