April 28 – May 1 1854

April 24 – April 27 1854 May 2 – May 7 1854

John J. Haun, April 28 1854 - May 1 1854

May 1854

Fr
28th cloudy a little all day but pleasant  rained after dinner a li
Sat ttle & continued until night  washed all day & took LXXXI
29th rained all day by spells  washed today & took out VIII & Dobson not
Sn back yet  nothing else today I believe
30th found it raining & snowing in the morning  Yank came up to
play chess  Pa went to the point after dinner  I done considerable
washing of clothes today  had a general cleaning up  staid about the
cabbin all day  finished soling my gum boots after supper  Dobs
Mon on not arrived yet from rich bar  nothing else today
1st the first day of May 1854  clear in in the morning but cloudy in
the evening  ground sluced in the forenoon but washed a little
after dinner Dobson & Givens came to the diggings & we quit for
the evening we bought Dobsons interest for 500$  200 down & the rest
in 30 days  the first day of May ever brings back pleasant recol
lections of the past  the May hours spent in pleasant company

 

April 24 – April 27 1854 May 2 – May 7 1854