March 9 – March 14 1856

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March 56

Su 9             Still moderating, we put for
home. Arrivd at the diggins at 1
p.m. I then went down to the
point. The country hired W R
Dickson to go over to the Massac
diggins to take cear of the ditch.
My lesson the 7th chapt of Mathew.

Mo 10         After Breckfast John started
for M. Ville. Dave & Bill & Shults
went to mining. Bray & Dick
son went over to Massac, after
dinner Wifer & Lizy went over
to quincy with Hirman. I went
to the diggins to get in company.
I felt verry mutch like we were
parting again for some time
but I hope not. We got gold 18 1/2$.

Tu 11          The boys to mining & I to
packing up provisions & other
little notions. P.M. Hirman
came, we packd two mules &
one to ride between us, so we
arrivd about sun set at Quincy.

March 56

We 12         Again I was with wife &
Liz. A.M. I was looking over
the ranch, the plowd ground &
fencing, to see how mutch
was ready for seed & so on.
Hirman brought us over an
other mule load of flour.

Th 13          I was measuring the
ploughd ground to day, P.M.
I was calld to set on a jury
case decided after kt, in favor
of the defendant, I recvd 3$
as a jury fee. I pd Hirman
20$ for packing us over to Quincy.

Fr 14           Raining last kt & to day with
snow mixd with it is the val
ly & snowing on the mountains.
Did not do anything to day.

Sat 15        Cold last kt & this morn
ing. I was getting the hogs
& other stock off the ranch

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