December 8 – December 14 1857

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Dec 57

Tu 8             Dave started below. John
went with him to Rocky bar
staid all kt. I settld
with Timberman in full
& passd respts. the weather has
the appearance of snowing

We 9            weather insettld, John got
home at noon. I gave a note to
Burkholder for goods for 251 $
carter got back on yesterday
& is gone to day to Indian vally
John has loded up Lovejoys
goods to take up to long va
lly will start early in morn
ing, John Playing on violin
I & wife all three togather

Th 10          snowd last kt some. I was
up early Breckfast over before
light & John off with team
at light. The sun shone at
intervals & warm, the hind

Dec 57

axel Broke Down the other
side of Martins had to get
Martins wagon to take goods
to spring garden ranch he
staid all kt there left the goods
there & came home & brot the wa

Fr 11           ggon. raind all kt. & today
verry hard in vally, John got
home about dark. I was mutch
vext on aaccount of his being
out in the rain all day.

Sat 12        John & Carter went to the
woods got an oak stick ma
de a new axel all to finishing
I was as usual not doing any
thing

Su 13          John & Carter finishd the wa
ggon & put the irons on again
I plaid chess most of the fay

Mo 14         I & Trewit was getting pitch
wood. p.m. John helpd to hall
it together & split, maston
cameout & set it up in the kiln.

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