July 15 – July 19 1855

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July 55

Su 15           I saw to Eve down at the point
he is at work down below hitch
bar at owrk in the river for 3$ per
day & Boarded. my lesson 24th
chapt of acts –

Mo 16          I & John piping away & shaw
and Rositer at work in the lower
diggins. a man by the name
of Priske came up to see me
to know if it would suit me
for him to buy shaws interest
to told him. shaw could not
sell me a partner. he told
shaw that would suit him but
shaw would not let him buy
late P.M. Westonhaver came
to see me one of H.P.s neighbors
he went down tothe Point to see af
ter his horse but did not return
according to promise, no gold

Tu 17           I & John are still driving
a hedd we got gold 6$

July 55

John baught shaws entire
interest in the diggins & water
ditches, tools cabin provisions
cct. all for 550$ to be paid in
6 weeks. shaw & Rositer got gold
73$ in cluding yesturdays work

We 18         we moovd our hose & pipe
down to the Lower diggins, shaw
is working in Lawrans place
Rositer is working for us we were
a short time of dinner getting
ready for work but we washd
quite a hole in the ground, it
clowded up & thunderd once
but cant rain. Ive had the
piles the last 3 days, some ill
convenient. I dreamd that
Jane cooper was a widow &
had 2 children & that she wan
ted me to marry her &c…

Th 19          all four at work in the sa
me place our hose & pipe
works will we washd down

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