April 9 – April 12 1857

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April 57

plank
Th 9             i was making fence on
the road next wheelers the
boys finishd harrowing the
new ground. i rcvd a letter
from H.P. and some seeds
6 small papers cost 3/4$.

Fr 10           we sowd & harrow in wh
at wheat we had this am
& back 150th to finish the
ground that is ploughd &
i sent to two places but co
uld not get any. we then
went to halling out a peti
tion fence that was on the
side of the ranch next
the road. to make a petition
on the side next creek

Sat 11        bill took 1064th bald hay
to Bates & halld a load of lu
mber back for him 5$. I did
some sewing of Turnip seed &

April 57

chili clover sewd & leve to
harrowing them in soon
done we put up some plk
fence. p.m. Rains to halling
Rails & we to help & put up
finishd our new petiture

Su 12          fine pleasant weather
the sun is out bright &
clear. I collected 4$ of
Robinson for potatoes
Rains killd the black sow
I took 1/2 of it to cookes
weighd 50 lbs price 12 1/2$
John & Dave came over
Dave just from Mville
I & John went down on
the creek & turnd loose some
Drift. Lem got back late
this. p.m. late a man by
the name of Williams did
at 1/2 past 4. p.m.

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