August 13 – August 18 1854

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August 1854

Sun 13       Friday kt i washd two
cotton shirts & one hicky ive
had no washing done for a mon
th or moore, we settled up for
expences & then divided our
gold after dinner shaw I and
John went down to the point
John maild a letter to Frank Ran
kin & I to one to HP Haun cash 5$
50cts John did some wash
ing for him self my les
son is 1rst chapt st john 7c
I paid Thompson 104 1/2$
that pays of his bill entirely
he had against me last fall

Mo 14         Lloyd & John went to work
at there place & shaw & sat
our place we got gold 27 1/2$
they got none our water has
faild so mutch we cant half
work

Tu 15          I & shaw got gold 46$

August 1854

. the Johns are stiping off the
top dirt our water has improvd
some to day, it is owing to the
Reservoy having got well soakd

We 16         warm & sultry I & shaw
got gold 22$. The Johns have
set up there boxes to wash
for gold to morrow our wat
er was verry weak this eve
ning, I hope the weather
will change soon. I & shaw
went down to the point after
supper. I got 5th meal 75 cts

Th 17          we were all getting gold
38$ the weather is warm &
Dry our water is failing fast

Fr 18           we got gold 39$ after supper
shaw John & I went down to the
point I told Freer agint Roots
that I had no use for his water
& that it was ready for him
at all times & to take it & use

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