April 24 – April 29 1856

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April 56

Th 24          I pd the Butcher George
12$ on account for beff. I
collected 1/2$ from Ray for ran
ching a mule one kt 1 1/2$ for
ranching 3 pack mules.

Fr 25           Last kt was verry cold. I &
Frank put up all the plank
we had. Rains went up to the
Illinois Ranch & got a plough &
came by the mill but got no
plank. We put on strips & capd
the fence we had put up. Late
I & Duesler went down the
vally to Chapmans to see his
cows but did not buy. We was
late getting home, took supper.

Sat 26        Cold last kt again. Rains &
Frank was ploughing the gar
din. A.M. I was attending to
getting Kellys evidence & pd O
Neal 28 1/2$ for nails & flour.
P.M. I laid the worm of a fence
across the pasture to divide it.

April 56

Su 27          Clowdy this morning
& windy raining some a
bout noon. I pd Kelly 3$
fee as witness on yesterday
$ 1$ for Rheubarb seed 2 pakes.
I pd Judkins 50$ moore for
seed wheat that Ive sown.
I gave wife 1/2$. P.M. I & Kyler
started for the Rocky Bar diggins.
We stopd at the old Haun diggins.
John gave me 113 1/2$ in the gold dust.
We arrivd after dark at the Bar.

Mo 28         Cold last kt & to day. I & Lem
went up to help Sherwin on his
floom but it raind verry hard. A.
M. causd us to stop a while p.m.
we were at it again until kt.
Kyler & Dave at work on the house.
I gave Frank Goble 10$ on yesturday.

Tu 29          Cold & snowd last kt. We were
at work all day on Sherwins
floom but unpleasantly cold all
day. Kyler & Dave at work on the
house.

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