August 9 – August 17 1857

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August 57

sam Macam 5$. Rains
has gone over to Indian vally
Lem took him on one of his
horses up on the mountain

Mo 10         Lem, sam, & Dick cutting
& tying up wheat. carter at
work on new house John we
nt to betsy town got 25 ts. nails
of burkholder then got 2000 shin
gles of Judkins 12$. I was help
ing J.stinson, I was mixing
& carrying morter for him to
plaster the west room all day

Tu 11          clowdy & warm Lem Carter
& Dick & John covering new
house & planking it all round
Stinson plastered the dinning
room over head & smoothd
down the other I was Doing
what the boy shot at in the loft

We 12         Lem sam & Dick harvesting
wheat. John & carter at work
on new house. I a potering
about p.m. did no work

August 57

I pd 1 1/2$ for Brandy & rice 1/2$ for
I pd 1 $ for Billiards on yesturday

Th 13          John &Lem watering pot
atoes, sam & Dick not at
work. I gave sam 5$

Fr 14           Lem & John arigating
Sam & Richards not at
work. I am killing time

Sat 15         John & sam arigating
I, Lem & Dick cutting aw
ay the willows & making
a pole fence up spanish
creek carter has been fix
ing wood house & pantry

Su 16          John went over to roc
ky Bar on foot emgra
ants & some cattle went
through town to day
we had green corn for din

Mo 17         carter to help Duesler
Lem & Dick making pole fence,
sam arigatting.

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