July 5 – July 15 1856

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July 56

all day I was quite out of
humor & aspetially # the friends
of the vigilance committee at
San Francisco

Su 6             cockfighting on yesterday
& gambling last kt & drink
ing whisky is the order of the day
I gave sam Stinson 150$ for
a little cow & am to give him
50$ moore 30 days—–
I recvd 2$ for ranching &c…

Mo 7            Rains still Drunk all the rest
of us at work… I gave
Stark 20$ for butter

Tu 8             cutting hay & watering
the potatoes

We 9            I & Tom running water among the potatoes
the other 4 at work at haying

Th 10          our work is the same

July 56

Fr 11            still the same

Sat 12         I & Tom have finishd
furing Liz out to water the potatoes

Su 13          Wife Liz & Bill wer soon
mounted on their horses to visit
the old mountain co diggins
went down to Rocky Bar. the
Boys took the week past over
800$ they came home in time
the boys wer down from Mas
sack, & say the have diggins
I was at home all day

Mo 14         Rains Brot over from the
cabins some tools &c on yester
rday & went back to day after
some provisions.. the rest hay
ing & I to watering the garden
the Sheriff servd a process on
me a suit for damiges by
Twelegar &co. —

Tu 15           all haying & I to puter
ing in the garden.. frost
last Kt & quite cool this evening

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