October 22 – October 29 1857

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Oct 57

Th 22           I did nothing all day.
John Dick & Stinson were
digging potatoes, the cow I
bought of Lem had a calf
on sum kt 18th last…

Fr 23            the boys digging potatoes
after killing the white sow
weighing 174 lbs I pd 1/2$ for
salt to salt with p.m. I
was assorting potatoes & John

Sat 24         John & Stinson halld to
ad hay to Dr Brewster, then
then ploughd up all the
Blue potatoes & finishd them
I was assorting all day we
put 32 boxes weighing th
in lower hole & 38 in middle
weight lbs & 23 in the upper
weight tbs. I let Stinson ha
ve 10$

Oct 57

Sun 25        my horse has been quite
lame & stiff form founder or
something else he is getting be
tter. the day is past off as usu
al in sin & iniquity in the town

Mo 26         John & Dick were baling
hay. I went up to long val
ly to see some cattle with
Burkholder Returnd after dark

Tu 27           we all three were digging
potatoes. I pd Bloods & Co110$
on a note all I owe them and
don’t expect ever to owe them
I recvd 125$ worth of groceries
freight on the same 40$ pd

We 28         we loded on ton bald hay
John & Dick started for the
mountain House. I made
a pen to keep the calf in

Th 29          carter came home aga
in & was fixing to make
krought & fixed the wagon bed

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