August 23 – August 28 1854

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August 1854

We 23         I & shaw went Down to the
point last kt after supper
I under stood that cross took
out 2200$ in feather River
below the mouth Nelson creek
I & Shaw were prospecting the 30
channell got some gold in co
nsequence we only got 21$ &
The Johns got gold 15$ in all 36
quite coll last kt, all most frost

Th 24          I & shaw got gold 92$ & the
Johns 33 1/2$ in all 125 1/2$, shaw
& I were stiping off top dirt ne
arly all day we got the
92 in 2 1/2 hour after supper we
went down to the point I was
introduced to Gildersleeve the
celebrated race man, Dr Vau
ghn say how do you do Mr Haun

Fr 25           Shaw & I got gold 70$ & moo
vd our hose & pipe the Johns got
19$ they had to strip pull

August 1854

Sat 26         I & shaw got gold 58 1/2$
the Johns are striping off the
top dirt. I & shaw went down
to the point after supper I re
cvd a letter from H.P. advising
me to pay off the suit with
Vaughn to save cost

Su 27          all four of us went up to our
reservoy & cut a small ditch to
run the elakage water through
the pipe while up there Green
Mchatten came to us & staid
with me all day & kt. The rest of the
boys went down to the point
& I Lloyd got drunk he did not
get home until the next day
P.m. my lesson is Ach V chapt

Mo 28         shaw & John went out to
work I & Mchatten went down
to the point we talkd about all
the people we could think off in
ky while to gither I got 8tts me
al 1 1/4$ &

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