June 25 – June 30 1857

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June 57

Mack Donald for latvh 3/4$
I hired sam McCan to work
in hay commensd p.m.
Lem & davis cutting grass
Rains raking hay

Fr 26            frost last kt again but
not so heavy, the boys at
haying, carter still carpen
tering. I collectd 25$ for new
hay & 10 1/2$ for old hay of Dean
& pd. Burkholder 50$ on seed
wheat.. I pd Mc 1$ for salt & tax

Sat 27        still cutting grass Rains
halld Harper load new hay 25$
& p.m. one to Brewster 25$ to Dr
White 560 lbs hay 6 1/4$ all on time
Davis quite mowing I pd him
15$ for 6 days work I was out
collecting road tax but no success
I got 5$ for 1 months parsturing

[sideways]
Blue Tail fly —

June 57

Su 28          I was out examining my gra
in but is no good, I gave Lem
10$ quincy is full of gamblers

Mo 29         Lem Rains & McCan is put
ting up hay that is cut in
cocks carter is painting the porch
& frount of house and the doors
in side. I went up to Spanish
Ranch in compy with Dave
we stopd at sqr Reas dig
gins as we went & as i retur
nd. I pd McCan 7$ for 2 Gls oil &
1/2$ for soda, clowdy & Raind
some to day at least sprinkld

Tu 30          Raind considerable last kt
my hay in the cock is quite
wet no work done today
carter is still paining I got
two mowing sythes & handles
cols 10$ at Willmans store
I playd Billiard cost me 1$
on time I pd Maston 1/4$
for Linch pin. Raind today

[sideways]
the snow has fallen
6 inches deep on the mt

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