February 6 – February 11 1857

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Feb 57

Fr 6              verry cold last Kt chase
came early this morning
to make a hay press & I
to help him, moore to split
ing rails.. I mailed a letter
1/4$ to dave & cash for potatoes
of Cookes – 4$

Sat 7           verry cold Last kt in _________
chahs & I at work on
hay press Moore halld some
clap Boards for Bates cha
rgh 5$.. I maild 2 letters
for Liz cost 1/2$ John came
over.. I pd Yank Norton 50 tbs
flour & 25 tbs potatoes for wit
ness fee of 12$ Terwillegar
& others. vs. Haun & others

Su 8             verry cold last Kt again
I dreamd of digging out
severa large pieces of gold
Last Kt. today is moore
moderate

Feb 57

Mo 9            cold & frosty last kt
Chase & I were at work
on the hay press.. Sherwin
staid with us last kt Moore
to splitting & John around
with us clowdy today

Tu 10          Chase & I finishd the
hay press at least all we cou
ld do until the irons is ma
de by noon. John is gone
up to Betsy town to get them
pd 7$ for 4 bands & 2 staples
bands too large. raining

We 11         snowd last kt. nut n clo
nd to rain to day. I got old
mage to cut the bands & ma
ke them smaller & make too
moore staples cost 1$ John
& Moore took a load of hay to
sqr stark at 40$ & one to J
J Willman at 40$ also 50 tbs
potatoes 5$ & to sawyer 50 tbs. 5$

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