Tu 21 the question. He said because we
favord. I then told him I was
an elder Brother. We are in 30
steps of the mouth of Nelson Creek
that emtys in the middle fork
of feather river & a continual
roaring of the warter. There is
digins all about here
supper each 1$ 2 00
We 22 Breckfast each 1$ 2 00
Dinner ” 1$ 2 00
Set about all day. In the evening
saw 5 dolls washd out.
Supper each $1 2 00
Th 23 Breckfast each 1$ 2 00
the ballance of our company
arrivd last evening Laying by
to day expect to start a pros
Th 23 pecting in the morning after
breckfast. I went in a bathing.
I found it cold at the mid
dle fork of feather river just a
bove the mouth of Nelson Creek.
I then went a little up N. Creek
I saw 4 men digging. They took out
Wednesday 8$ per man &c —
Dinner each 1$ – 2 00
Our gide continus to drink.
Ive done nothing today but visit
the diggings as we could not get
off our selves, it being my
birthday. 42 years old at that.
I was anxious to start a gold
hunting. This evening I saw 2
pans the work of 6 hands
today about 4 oz1 all told