November 27 – November 29 1854

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Nov 54

Mo 27         clear & Delightfull weather
we all was at work before sun
rise, cutting a ditch to halt
seepage water, to fill our pipe
all day & setting boxes A.M.
P.M. four of us got gold 21$
after supper LAwrence & I we
nt down to the point, I to see
my papers had been sent
by the county clerk in case
with vaughn for an appearance
they have not been sent —
for whiskey 1$ &c ……

Tu 28          I started for the court
of plumas early on my arriving
I found that my papers has been
given the evening before to
Russell, I left the seat of county
at noon & got home some time
before sunset. Shaw John &
Englishman got gold 52 1/2$

Nov 54

they found out a channell
of gold on the left bank as we
go up, it seems to be quite Ritch

We 29         up before day washd my
socks & feet. They being a little
sore from yesterdays walk
I am making arrangements
to be off to sackramento before
sun rise this morning &
the Englishman in company we
stopd at the point got my papers
& paid clerks fee bill of 32$ to
Roots, I then paid sqr Mcnall
5$ for is hiring a warrant aga
nst gootshalks we then started
up the hill & made grassval
ly took dinner at hall past
one o clock dinner 1$ we then
stopd at Feese a distance of 33 mls
I did not take supper haild
some before I went to bed &c
quite clowdy

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