January 17 – January 21 1855

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Jan 55

We 17         I whetted the saw and at
it went but my arms is verry
sore. we have made 4 planks in
two peices of days sawing. The
weather it still delightfull,
Lloyd & shaw went down to the
point after another saw but got
none, Lloyd staid all day & came
home after kt. some drunk

Th 18          some clowdy & wind blow
ing indicating falling weather
we all had a good time, ma
king our arms sore from
working Brays whip saw.

Fr 19           cold Last kt & clear, some
windy & cool to day we finis
hd sawing one log. a.m. p.m.
3 of us cut & hewd another put
it on the pit & pind it, & moo
vd the pit near the log &c
late bed time snowing

Jan 55

Sat 20        there is but little new falling
snow this morning cold & clear
I, John & shaw did some saw
ing today. got along wuite well
Lloyd started for marysville sa
say the boys, Lawrance set in the
cabin nearly all days fine for
sliding down the hill as the
snow has a crust & will bare a man
warm & pleasant all day

Su 21          Last kt I washd my self
all over & a pair of socks & towd
put on a clean shirt the first for
3 weeks, I am 2 & 3 times up in the
kit, when cold I build a good
fire & Ly down again. I had
John to trim my hair. after
dinner I went down to the point
the express had got in. but no letters
several drunk & moore gambling
came home eat supper red the
5th chapt of acts aposttles

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