July 13 – July 15 1857

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July 57

Started for the boat be
low Mville stemer
Cleo for sacramento
at 7 am passage 4$
dinner 1$ arrivd at sac
ramento by 2 p.m. took
lodgings at the Denison
house I deposited Town
leys money 152 1/2 $ took a
receipt. I then road out
of town three miles & back
again cost 1$. I bought
some corn & tooth med
icine 1$ I pd for whiskey
1/2$ & mixed with the
members of conve
ntion met at 11 a.m.

Tu 14          The members of conve
ntion met at 10 am

July 57

in church appointed Bradford chair
man for the time being some
resolutions adopted then ad
journd to met at 3 p.m.
met pursuant to adjournment
& proceeded to nominate
Willer for Govenor 251 votes
against 61 for McCorcle –
I pd for billiards 1$ black
ing Boots 1/4$ peaches & color 3/4
I collected 30$ of Briant for
Ranching in Am Vally

We 15          I & Sherwin Booms
sleeps together the convention
met at 10 a.m. proce
ded to business & nominated 5 of
her candidates that adjou
nd till 3 p.m. met again
& finishd the other 2 nomina
tions 8 in all I did not loose

[sideways]
a single vote

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