July 18 – July 21 1857

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July 57

Jack & family went home
R C Bourne & son came sown
with 4 head cattle for Jack &
Henry & gave me 75$ is all
I could get out of $800 – – – –

Su 19          the weather is warm & dus
ty here Breckfastover & Bourne
& son gone home. I paddled up
& went over to Jacks pd 1/2$ fer
riage. late p.m. I & Jack went to
see Lindley had some verry
fine peached Lookd at his
fruits & water works to ar
igate then home to bed early

Mo 20         I was up before day & ca
lld up the rest. Jack & I was
off by light for Oroville, we
breckfasted at the Honcut
house cost 3/4$ each we arrivd
at Oroville before 9 a.m.
distance 28 miles. I met in

July 57

convrntion members of the
ama, Colusi, Bute & plumas
to select 2 senetors for Bute
& plumas & District Judge
for all four, But we select
ted two candidates for sena
tors but left the people to se
lect the Judge.. I dind with
Pete Freer in compy with the
plumas Delegation & my
Bill for horse 3/4$ we then left
for Bidwells Var arrivd after kt

Tu 21          we paid out bills cost me
3 1/2$ for horse supper bed &
toll Bridge. we breck fasted at
Berry Creek house 1$ each
we fed horses at peevine
house cost 1/2$ each. we then got
to the Am Ranch after sun
set found all well.

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