May 8 – May 12 855

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May 55

Tu 8             pleasant morning shaw
Judge Heath & I started for Quin
cy to court. it is in session on a
case that lasted all day. I & Heath
took dinner at Russells 1$ each I
paid his bills for board while
we staid at court. P.M. all 3
went over to Betsy Town. supper
lodgeing at Brackast 2 1/2$ each

We 9           we all 3 went over to black hawk
not one person at work there
we then returnd back to town &
then to quincy to court, my case
was calld & laid over to 1 P.M.
on my act of being a way. it
was then calld & went in to
trial, we askd a change of venue
did not get it. we demaurrd but
over ruld bythe court dinner &
supper each 2$ staid all Kt at Rus
sles nothing for Bed

Th 10          breckfast 1$ each we got throu
gh with the evidence last evening

May 55

my Lawer spoke this A.M. &
Lloyds this. P.M. & the Jury Brot
in a verdict against me for 460$
damags & cash & resititution
of his claims Dinner 1$ each

Fr 11           clowdy & wind blowing sup
per lodging brackfast & dinner
all for 2 1/2$ each it comen
sd raining before noon, raind
quite Hard. I & Heath started
home at 5 P.M. arrivd in good time
through the snow that was fall
ing quite hard john & the hired men
got gold 125$ in my absence
our goods was deliverd to
day from Marysvill cost
6 cts per lb 26=60=tts making 159 1/2$

Sat 12        continued to snow Last kt
the ground was well coverd this
morning. I was in too bad hu
mor to work to day. The conse
quence is none the rest of my

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