July 20 – July 25 1854

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July 54

the boys got no gold to day

Th 20          I finishd my pants this
morning & lloyd & I walk out
to where the boys is at works
the other side, we found a rattle
snak with 4 rattes & a button the
first Ive seen this summer
PM. I went down to the point
& paid Doosley 5$ for attention to
law suit & 18$ to Lane for mending hose
Shaw & John got gold 33$

Fr 21            Shaw Lloyd & I went up the
ditch some men at work be
low the dam they turnd the
water through the dam & out
of the ditch to work the ravine
& said they would do it again
shaw & John got gold 32 1/2$

Sat 22         I went down to the point
& got a letter for I Lloyd from
his wife & was told the bank
card in on a man by the

July 54

of Douglass & 2 others on yes
turday but the other 2 got out & 4
was Drownd in the mud. Shaw
& John got gold 38$…..

Su 23          we all four took a stroll in the
woods & up a ravine towards the
american vally we saw the grea
test quantity of huney Dw on the
leaves quite as large as if it had
been dripping out of the comb
& just as sweet. I tested a num
ber of them my lesson XI chap
Mark

Mo 24         I went to work to day John
had to work by him self we
got gold 9$ I & shaw went
to the point & hired a man to
work in Lloyds place until
his fillin gets well

Tu 25          we got gold 24 1/2$ John
had a man to help him that
is hired in Lloyds place

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