April 6 – April 10 1855

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April 55

right of Fress interst in the ditch
by Boot. but he aid he did
not ask for it the sheriff Levid
an execution on it in favor of
me against Freer & vaughn. I
paid the sheriff 6$ for servises per
formd against Lloyd in suit
Shaw John & Rains got hold 169 1/2$

Sat 7           I dressd for mining this mor
ning the first since Thursday
22ond March last but I had
to stop at noon to wait for
the constable to sell Freers inter
est in the water ditch, the sale
came off between 4 & 5 P.M.
I being the higest bidder at
50$ it was knockd off to me
for John the boys got gold 77 1/2$

Su 8            fine day, we Devided out 1
902$ of the last 3 weeks work
I & John got 3/4 of it we had
to pay for lost time tools & grule

April 55

65$65cts out of it. I wrote
a letter to H.P. on buisness paid 1$
to the exrpess allso sent him 60$
to pay for pistol & ten dolls he loand
me when down there. John pd
1 1/4 for letters in my absence, one
from his ma & one from H.P.-
I read 17th chapt of Mathew
John did some washing for us –
we went down to the point. John
pd. the coustable 50$ for the interest
that was sold on yesterday & got
a bill of sale. Lloyd is still drunk
I paid 2$ for shirt for Rains

Mo 9            Lawrance & Rains took 8 picks &
went over to quincy & had them shapd
cost 3 1/2$ shaw workd for LAwrance
I & John was mining got gold
32$ commensd raining after dinner

Tu 10          raining quite hard & some
times snow mixed with it, af
ter noon snowing, we dod no work

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