August 24 – August 28 1857

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August 57

I borrowd 25$ of Anderson
I sent A Mengers 100$
by Whitings express

Tu 25           I collected 3$ of bar
ber for korrelling hogs —
I wife went up to meadow
vally to see all of the
connection H.P. & fa
mily Jack & Family
Mrs. Neys & Daughter
most of them sick, a
dance came off here
this kt quite a party

We 26         I pd 10 1/2$ expences
for my family then i
& wife came home in
a buggy 1/2$ toll. John
& Liz came home in the

August 57

the stage at dark cost 4$
carter is sick not at
work p.m. yesterday
Lem & Dick finishd cu
tting wheat & shocking

Th 27          Lem & Dick mowing
down oats. sam carter
is sick. Henry, Paulin
little cath Mrs. Neye & Dau
ghter came down to see
us from Meadow vally

Fr 28           Lem & Dick still mo
wing down oats Carter
on sick list. a dance
last kt at the court
house, I collected 6$
of Elliot & 3$ of spince
for Ranching 2 ox & 1 horse
H.P. & charge left for
meadow vally & home

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