August 12 – August 17 1856

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August 56

allowed to bring in evidence
to rebut. That was manuf
actured at the Ill. Ranch la
st Kt. & a verdict was brot in
against us for the water &
1$ damages & each party to
pay his cost — his own cost

We 13         in time the suits for the
recovery of damages on the
in junction Bonds was called
two of them was joined
together but of different dates
the Jury brot in a verdict aga
inst us for 300$ & costs , I
borrowed 100 tbs flour of Jud
ge Ward last week on Mon
day last I had 1500 new tbs
flour brot home C. lindley
has helped us in law all he can

Th 14          I collected 8 1/2$ ranch fees.
Dave, John, &Hickman went
over to Rocky Bar.. quite a
number of gamblers in town

August 56

Fr 15           I, Bray Lindley the Judge
& others went over to N. creek
& on their way home I went
down to Rocky Bar most of
the hands were cleaning up
since yesterday at noon, I helpd

Sat 16         we were all cleaning
up till noon, among the old
drifts except dave & in all
p.m. cleand up the boxes &
got 65$ & I got of it 54 1/2$ I
& Kyler came over to the vally
pd 1$ for the poney of Duesler
to Thompson for hay &
& pd 3$ for help on the barn

Su 17          Racing most of the day on
yesterday on the Ray Ranch
in the a m vally quite a nu
mber of gamblers in town
rather a bad sighn these rob
bing times. preaching in town
to day merchant & ab
olitionist, Rains bought me a
pair of shoes & socks cost

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