November 7 – November 13 1857

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Nov 57

lot & Garlands. John &
Trewit were digging potatoes
p.m. Dick to help him
early John went down to
boyingtons mill & got a tire
from Mage Hays east 8$
to put on hind wheel. late
we all assorted to potatoes
& put them in root house

Su 8            The day of rest is desicrated
moore & moore as we are all
verry a anxious to get rich. as
business is the order of the day
with all sorts of gaming

Mo 9            I, John & carter & Dick
digging potatoes, theap
pearance of the wheather is unlikely

Tu 10           all four sawing & splitting
wood on the morning & digging
potatoes, cowdy. the wind
from N.W.

Nov 57

We 11         the fround froxe quite hard
this morning I borrowd 40$
of Trewit I went over to Nel
son creek pd Thompson 160$
that John had borrowd last
week pay off the hand that
was at work at Rocky Bar
the boys were digging potatoes
Maston shod his gray horse
al round yesterday

Th 12          still the ground is froze ver
ry hard & some of the potatoes
we sackd & weighd 1830 tts late

Fr 13           verry cold of kts. John star
ted for the mountain house
with 1830 tts potatoes and hay for
oxen to warren stag. us three
to digging potatoes. I settled wi
th John Thompson & gave my
note for 925$ with interest at
the of two per cent per month
I don’t like my condition as to
my indebtedness. Cant pay wit

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