July 4 – 9 1857

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July 57

the other bar was killd by
severall men in the ring
next came off a man fig
ht in town, the Basses & flim
was the whipd animal, then
came off the circus at Dark
1 pd Mc 1 1/2$ for nails —

Su 5             the weather is clear again
nothing of importance
but pleanty of gamblers
& small thieves in town

Mo 6            cutting hay this a.m.
I & Carter finishd plank
in up the barn p.m. all
hands was cocking up
the hay that has been raind
on.. races to day purse
over 500$ one I rily won

Tu 7             three hands cutting
hay rest hallin in

July 57

. Races to day 1 mile & repeat
purse 250$ yellow Ha
mmer won it in 3 heats
halld Load hay to stresh
ly, I collected on yester
day 29$ & pd Burkholder
for sugar 4 1/2$

We 8           three hands cutting &
3 halling in hay. I collec
ted 20$ of streshly for hay
& 21 1/2$ for pasturage of
circus parties.. Steve shores
stabd one Rilly 3 times
late this evening

Th 9             I started in company
with part of the circus &
others for sacramento
I rod Rains horse took
dinner at Gibsonville
& fed horse cost 1 1/2$

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