June 19 – June 25 1854

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June 1854

Mon 19       We five went to work but
mad no money. Lloyd went
to the point.

Tu 20           I made a proposition to the co
mpany to take in Lloyd on the same
terms with Hopkins & it was refusd.
I then said I would not work in
this compy longer. So we did not
hing all day but disagree. Hawkins
in a mean yenkee of New York,
Shaw is a gentleman, of the west.

We 21         We mede a settlement with
Hawkins & Hopkins. Shaw bou
ght his claim in the water at
150$ all the provisions tools.
I paid him 500$ for us four
& Shaw 29$ that paid his bill.
We then went to work P.M. Shaw
went down to the point. We got
no gold worth weighing. The wind
blew pretty hard from the south P.M.

Th 22          Quite a frost last kt. Bit some of
my potatoes tops. We four all went
to work & got gold 29 1/2$. Shaw & I
work together & Lloyd & John.

June 1854

Fr 23           fine weather we made nothing
but the Johns mad 2 1/2$ one ought
to see me making mush to eat out of
kiln dried meal. I was well aware today
that I
was forty-three years old today. I often
thought of wife today & expect she did the same
of me & wondered what I was at.
I read Revelations Twenty & to bed.

Sat 24         we got Gold 19 1/2 were done
but little owing to lost time &
brake up with Hawkins this
Yankee wont do

Sun 25       we four have been fixing
up our Grub bills so as to have
it easy under stood. I read this
first chapt of math this morning
we all went down to the point
P.M. I got a letter from H.P. on bu
isness I sent for Gum cloths to wo
rk in for sharpning picks &
3 3/4 for company I bought bottle
of bitters 1 1/2$ 5th meal 75 cts
Dobson stabd a man down
at Rich bar 4 times the min
ers went down to see about it

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