April 11 – April 15 1859

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April 59

then a short log & 3 poles. I pd for
beef 1$ & did some other little tricks
i got from Whiting 24$ on Lewis act
for wood, I gave Jones 7 1/2 out of
it to his shear, I gave Chambers 4$
to pay a witness fee if it is dem
anded by Joe Kelly, the district Ju
dge has arrived so says rumor
I hewd out a piece for a wood
bed rail & some cross pieces, I took
out 27 eggs out of the hen house

Tu 13          Clowdy & cold this morning but
the rest warm & pleasant. John ha
lld load wood for Hogan 5$ and halld
load wood for Foulger. The preach
er gave me 6$ on act & 7$ left un
pd i worked at the wood rack
John helpd some i churned
late this evening.

April 59

We 13         A little cool of mornings wa
rm & pleasant today John fixed
the wagon and halld dung from the
barn. I was about the courthou
se this a.m. – p.m. I was supenied
as a witness for to morrow the
sheriff gave me $4 back as the
witness Kelly, would not take it
John pd 1 1/4$ for beef…

Th 14           I attended court all day with
out giving my testimony John
was halling manure in garden

Fr 15            I & John were halling dung
in the garden, I pd 1$ for beef

Sat 16         I & John were halling dung
all day. I churned at noon, yes
terday p.m. I sakd & burnd
the Bark limbs & trash from
a dead tree that was cut down

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