Began snowing steadily during night + has continued all day. Temperature high. Very thick. Bearskins + 3 deerskins salted down green in a barrel.
Between 7.- + 10.- P.M. the sledge party except the Dr. returned.
Young ice was encountered in Black Cliffs Bay.
Yesterdays loads with the biscuit of the previous trip were all deposited on west side of B.C. Bay a few miles south of C. Richardson.
Matt completed today the assembling of the mast + span model made on the last trip, so that I can study + perfect some.