June 12 – June 18 1858

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June 58

the Boys cleand up & got gold 53 1/2$
one piece weighing 23 1/2$ &— —

Su 13          I put in my time at quincy
the Best i could some improvements
going on, the foundation is be
ing laid & mutch of the carpentery
work is done & doing — I had
a good mess of redishes of the ranch

Mo 14         I gave Dick 8$ John gave him
8$ last week & this, I then got on my mule
& Duesler on his mar we rode up
to Townleys diggins above Allfords
mill. then to my diggins, we
found the boys at dinner so we
too pitchd in, that over I had Due
sler to trim my hair, then to
work & Duesler started home with
the mule I rode, I pickd up a
piece of gold about 1 1/2 oz. cleand
up one box & got about 5$ more
Jes Woodward pd me 8$ balance on act.

Tu 15           we were sloosing down all day
it was clowdy all day & raind

June 58

a little at kt. & it was raining

We 16         a little this morning we were
late getting out to work, at
noon John came over & took
a bite to eat with us, he brow
ght a letter from John B over
ton, says he must have some
money so John went down
to the point I gave him 90$ he
had 55$ making 145$ that he wo
uld send him at onion vally
we were sloosing down all day

Th 17          we finishd digging down
& sloosing down hard sement
p.m. we then went to clean up
Bed rock the rest of the day, Jake
& Mc is gone down to the point
to get 4 picks sharpend

Fr 18            raind last kt & some to day we were
late getting out as it was raining we
were cleaning up till noon, we then
cleand up all the Boxes, p.m. we
had a settlement for Mc Benefit

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