May 12 – May 16 1855

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May 55

company workd i was so
mutch out of sorts that all
my worst feelings was rousd to
the highest pitch, the day was un
pleasant some clowdy & drisling

Su 13          The weather some clowdy &
unsettled thunder but no rain
we all went down to the point in
the A.M. I stuck up some notice
to sell P. Freers interest in the water
ditch again & came home again
in company with Heath as the rest
had returnd we took dinner though
late I then talkd some with my
camp. we came to the conclution to
go to work again, John still compla
ins My lesson 12th chapt st mark

Mo 14         all hands to mining Laurance &
shults to their place John & Royster
at our old place in the Ravine with
the hose & pipe late P.m. The hose ripd
shaw Rains & Heath was at work

May 55

near pike cabin on shaws claim
I went down to the point to get a
man to come up & make some hose out
of No 1 duck, but did not succeed
my friend Duesler came up to see
after his claim P.M. he commensd
making our hose. I made 4 sloos
boxes out of new plank clowdy ra
in most of the P.M.

Tu 15          clowdy & a light sprinkle of
rain quite cool this morning. I
mended the hose. made 3 false
bottoms & made a pen stock John
& Roster got gold in two days 26$
the rest of our company has not made
anything. Duesler is at hose making

We 16         This is one of those beautifull
clear days that is so common
in this country all hands ar pro
specting & mining but me & Dues
ler he is sewing on 50 yds of can
vass to make hose & I to help him
& allso to make other fixturs

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