October 12 – October 16 1857

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Oct 57

Mo 12         this day week I pd
Lem 65$ for a cow he
left on my ranch & 15$
for carter. I alls on We
7th pd A. Mengers 700$
on a note of 1000$ ball
ance Due Mengers prin
cipals & interest 338$ wh
itch I gave a new note
for &c. I left Bubs for
the vally arrvd in pM
at Henrys had cold dinner

Tu 13          I laid about Henrys
a.M. I went out hun
ting hairs p.m. caught
a rabbit. H.P.s stable
roof was on fire & bur
nt some ten sq ft
but was put out.

We 14         I came to town in
compy with Henry & Der

Oct 57

. Dinner 1 1/4$ Jack
went over to Henrys
with us. I bought a pa
ir spects cost 1 1/2$

Th 15          Henry and Family
sick eith chills & ague
Jack started to sackramen
to. took pair Large bay
horses to sell & then to san
Francisco after his wife
I & Derick went to town
I pd 1/2$ whiskey 1/2$ dinner
on yesterday I sent 100$
to wife cost 1$ & wrote a
letter cost 1/4$

Fr 16           I came to town with
derrick. I got a letter from
Bub & says he is not
got any mooney but will
get it before he stops. I
left his note with and

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