August 17 – August 24 1857

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August 57

Stinson putting on
white coat plastuing
& I to mix & carry mortar

Tu 18           Lem & Dick making
pole fence sam arigating
Stinson finishd our room
by noon. & I to help him

We 19         Lem & Dick finishd
making pole fence before
noon & sam arigating
carter was hunting Black
horse a.m. yesterday &
went to Judkins p.m. to
day painting & putting
in time, the Black horse
died in saturday kt Last
up willow creek. he was
gone just 2 weeks
Lem & Dick & sam cutting
& shocking up wheat
p.m. Stinson white washing

August 57

Th 20          Lem, sam & Dick
harvesting wheat carter
painting & putting in
window glass Jack wh
it washing.

Fr 21           still at the wheat &
white washing. I am
Looking on

Sat 22         still at wheat p.
m. sam went over af
ter John at kt I got
verry Drunk so mutch
that I Lost all reason

Su 23          I was most of the
day getting out again
I let sam have 5$

Mo 24         harvesting wheat car
ter filling hind wheels
to wagon. p.m. sam not

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