November 2 – November 6 1853

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Nov 1853

We 2            Three of our company has left
off working their claims & gone over
to the American Vally to prospecit
the other five of us workd today
& got $4.25 in the forenoon.
In the afternoon moovd the box
es higher up in the gultch.

Th 3             Us five is the company now. We
workd faithfull & got 4 1/2$—-

Fr. 4             We moovd our sloos boxes
still higher up the gultch &
set them up by noon. After
dinner Dave said he would
leave us so none of us went
to work in the middle of the af
ternoon he bid us adieu &
went down to the point to get
a mule ride over to Grass Val
ly & on to Marysville. He could

Nov 1853

not get well, or feel well
I had the blews the balance of this
day & knight. Time curs all things.

st 5              Five of us got today $16 1/2. Quite
an improvement. After supper
I washed shits 1 pair socks &
one of those linen towels Lou give me. It is
the only one I have with me
the rest remain in my trunk.
I then washed my self & went to
bed lon after the mon had set.

Sun 6          Up before day built a good fire
as wood is cheap & dride a shirt
did some mending on it. I took
down the last pair of those gray
footed socks & darnd the white in the heel,
with the top of another old
gray pair of the same. You do not
know how carefull I am of these

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