May 18 – May 22 1857

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May 57

he got 25$ for halling up

Mo 18         Rains went out to get
a piece to make a wagon
tongue had it sawd at Boy
ingtons mill halld it home
after p.m. I was killing
cutworms & replanting
cabbage plants all day
old darkey is helping
wife to cook & wash dishes

Tu 19          the old “Negro” put a
new tong in Rays wag
gon by noon I was at
work in the cabbage plant
as the day before. p.m.
I & Dr. halld a load of hay
to woodward. Rains at
work with the team
for maston ploughing
his cabbage ground

May 57

We 20         I at cabbage plants
& worming. Rains at
work for Maston, his
wife son and Daughter ar
rivd from the states
this p.m. Lem is better

Th 21          I killing worms & wa
tering & setting cabbage pla
nts Rains still at work
at Maston. Lem went to
J.W. Thompsons to see if
I could get oats for seed
the Barly has not come up
to do any good.

Fr 22            I & Lem worming the cabbage
plants. Rains turn
ing the water in the potatoes
roes p.m. I & Lem was cutting
willows & Rains went to

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