Lewis & Clark (Research/History) Trivia

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Lewis & Clark (Research/History) Trivia

Postby sltm1 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:09 pm

I've been reading the diary's of the Lewis and Clarke expedition and they mention rewarding their crew on holidays or after a hard day's work, with a "Gill" of whiskey. Between the 3 English speaking countries, of America, Australia and England, depending in which country you're in, it's between a 1/4 and a 1/2 pint of spirits. Just thought you'd like to know.
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Re: Lewis & Clark (Research/History) Trivia

Postby Truckinbutch » Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:08 pm

Small reward for the brutal labor they undertook . I'm sure that any carrot beat getting hit with the stick .
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Re: Lewis & Clark (Research/History) Trivia

Postby Reverend Newer » Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:38 pm

1/4 pint best came with a buffalo steak or git.
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