November 12 – November 16 1854

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Nov 54

Su 12          early after Brckfast Lawrence
& I went down to the point to see
if there was any letters. we did
not get any, we came home to di
nner, P.M. I did some mending
on Johns pants. I suppose it was
near mid knight last kt I
Dreamd that my wife had come
I thought she came out to where
I was at work & said Ive come
I thought I said I did not expect
you so soon &c John maild
a letter to his ma this evening
my lesson first chapt of Revelations
letter 25cts Black thread 25cts

Mo 13         I & John were out sloosing
just at noon the hose busted A.
M. I went down to the point &
got two needles gave to me. I went
home & mended the hose & to work
again. I am up late to kt &c
just eat supper i was mending
Johns pans he brot from ky
I lind them & put two large pa
ches in front & one behind

Nov 54

they have all gone to bed & had
a good sleep I eat & sleep when
it suits me & no one to complain

Tu 14          Shaw came from onion Va
lly a distance of 7 miles before
sun rise. I John & shaw wor
kd together & an emglishman
that came up with shaw workd
with us P.M. he said he would
work for us for grub we got
gold 6$ I set up late mending
my shirt the sleeves & put a cover
on the Back all over

We 15         Beautiful weather cool kts &
warm days. Though it was some
clowdy to day I John Shaw & the
englishman got gold 33 1/2$. we have
been striping off. Lloyd & Lawrence
is still getting gold they dont weigh

Th 16          i dreamd last kt of asking susan
Wallace if she would not marry, I
thought she told me there was two
many pains & achs in a married
life

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