May 9 – May 17 1859

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May 59

up to betsy town but cou
ld not get credit for anything
i got, tea sugar & apples at
oneals, on tick 3$ & salt 6$

Tu 10           John got home today
i got 100 lb flour from
Ashheim on credit at 8$
Inman washd the plaster
ing of our room to get the
smoke off. i was in garden

We 11         John halld load wood
for Maston & then him &
Inman were sawing board
black, i gave an indian
1$ to scrub the house, i got
box soap 3 3/4$, i got 3$ for butter

Th 12          the boys sawing off logs
i watering garden P.M. we
rolld blocks down hill & dick
to help us

May 59

Sat 14         i & inman finsihed spl
itting blocks by the middle
p.m. & cut some oak for an
axittree, John halld load wood
3 cords for the preacher 9$ then
halld the bolts for boards

Su 15          there seems to be an im
provement in members a
bout Quincy the town is growing

Mo 16         John halling in bolts
finishd, Inman riving
boards i at work in garden
late p.m. i & John cut & hal
ld in a stick to make a screw
i pd for beef 2$ & gave in
man 1/2$ that makes 1 1/2$ —

Tu 17          John cut & halld in 2 sti
cks of timber for the russ

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