Continuing with Heward's journal to match the journey of the Intrepid Four, departing from Portland today:
Paddle Day 18 Sunday Apl 25th 1790. After a rainey Night set off from hence a number of small Islands following to a River from the East (Looking Glass) where was a Cabin of Ottawas the Course here nearly North with High banks & some pine trees to the East from thence to a Village the River very full of High banks & some pine Trees & at this Village a large Turning & Point (David Highway?) the Course Nore West arrived here at Mid Day. from thence low Bottoms with high Banks at a Distance very full of heavy Wood with the finest places possible for making Sugar the River running level & deep & not a very strong Current with many Turnings the Course nearly West Daurrier lost a Quart Jack some Time ago (??) put on Shore early to rig our Oars hull Corn &C.