July 26 – July 30 1857

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July 57

Su 26          The day has been verry
warm indeed, Rains was
Drunkd last kt & to day I gave
him 2 1/2$, I plaid 4 games of
billiards cost me 1/3$ I pd on
yesterday for ale 1/2$ I am to
get 2 1/2$ of Bates for Braking
mowing sythe, late wife
is out a riding with Lem
John went over to Rocky Bar

Mo 27         Rains to halling posts
& rails, Lem & Richards to
putting it up a round the
wheat. I & carter put up
some plank fence finish
d middle p.m. I then laid
foundation around
the wheat, sam wetting
potatoes.

July 57

Tu 28           sam watering potatoes
Carter at work on porch
Lem, Rains, Richards fin
ishd the fence around wheat
Richards to help sam in garden

We 29          I & Le was cleaning
out the Branch to have the
water to arigate with
Lem was attending to it all
day. Sam & Richards watering
the garden. Phil has
Left off cooking & gone to
Fred Robinsons on Tues 28

Th 30          Sam, Richards & Lem wa
tering plants & potatoes, carter
finishd the porch & painting
I spent 1 1/2$ at Billiards on
yesterday. p.m. Lem cut
ting wheat & Richards binding
I went Duesler sevurity for
500$ tuesday last fot of in
trest for 4 months at 3 per cent

[sideways]
i got 145$ of it

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