June 21 – June 25 1857

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June 57

Su 21          we all slepd verry late
Breckfast over about 9 a.m.
I had a talk with dave he
is not satisfied with his
prospects about business of all
kinds he came to see my
folks again. I Bought my
sixth of pants cost 6$ & bot
tle ink & matches 1/4 & I gave
Lem 1$ A. Davis is going to help
us cut grass.

Mo 22         I, Lem, Rains & Davis
oxen & wagon was all on the
road at work we built
a bridge & repaird several
others. I got 1340 ft. lumber
of Judkins bridge flooring

Tu 23          I am 46 years old to day
I went over to Nelson & my old
diggins, rather lonely in
appearance. Moore is still
there, the boys at work at

June 57

haying, they halld Load
new hay to Streshly 25$
carter at work on porch
I was down to Rocky Bar
talkd some with John &
then came home.

We 24         the boys mowing, quite
cool & wind from south
I hired a man to mow
but he could not keep
up he left the field
p.m. Rains halld some
lime down from the kitchen

Th 25          heavy frost last kt
killd most of the wheat
in the cally as far as hea
rd from my potatoesis
is some injourd allso
I went to betsy town & pd
4$ for pair 6 light sash
carter put them in the par
lor for moore light I pd

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