March 15 – March 16 1855

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March 55

would be put off untill tomor
row the court concurd in that
wish as there was no objection
made. I finishd my letter to
H.P. & maild it 25 cts there
is a ball to be at the point to kt
that is the reason the case was put

Fr 16            cold & clear last kt &
this morning we all went
down to the point but a sho
rt time before court was calld
a jury was had of 12 men
some half dozen was objected
to & tohers not so good filld their
places. shaw examind at gre
at length by the plantiffs attr
ney adjurnd for dinner 1$ each
witness stated that Lloyd afferd
me 200$ to let him cointue

March 55

as he had been working but
the jury brot in a verdict aga
inst me for 300$ & restore him
again in the company. so I
paid one of my lawyers 25$ &
john baught a judgement aga
inst Freer & vaughn of G. Kline
for 107 1/2$ & some other cost the jud
gement is 171$ with cost & inter
est Lloyd was hear to say that
Hawkins said I stole gold out
of the pan & I then swore
out a peace warrant against
Lloyd for trying to cut me with
a drawing knife sutch is
my troubles to day & but few
to say I am right, these are
the names of the jury asa Bryan
John Bass, Steve Bass, Beach, I, Cook
Smith, Collier, Geo Poor, Kinman

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