September 15 – September 18 1855

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Sept 55

Sat 15       all hands went to mining the
boxes was set to work the left hand
channell as we concluded it was
worth working. I to manage the pipe
Rositer & John to rake down & Bill to
forking out t eh rocks. we got gold 31$
I Dreamd last kt that I was the father
of a little boy baby. I did not its mother
it commensd raining about sun set
but a ligth prinkle after all the blwoing

Su 16          I read the 12th chapt Mathew
after Breckfast all four of us went
up the the Reservoy then in to the tun
nell that those intruders has cut i
measurd it 114ft in to the hill it is
cut through a rotton pile of bor
ders. we then went down by & mend
ed up the log heaps & on to the cabin
Divided our dust & went down to
the point John pd 4$ for one pa
ir of pants & 75cts for washing two
shirts. I got pair half soles 50 cts &
paper tax 25 cts to bottom my gum
boots, we all went home eat dinner

Sept 55

I had to put shut sron on the last
and to half soling my gum boots
that done. I split up two ceader
logst hat was cut last fall —
clowdy all day commensd rain
ing at dark verry moderately

Mo 17         it Raind quite a little shower in
the fore part of the kt it has laid the dust
weve had 1/3 moore water to day then last
I made some three riffles or fals bot
toms for the sloos boxes. A.M. the
hose ripd, P.M. I mended them & went
to mining with the rest, clowdy thu
nderd & Raind a light sprinkle, we
partially cleand up & got gold 15$
I lookd to see when Lloyds time was
up to keep the peace in so hapend that
to day closes out his time. he usd to
say that his hands was tide he could
do nothing on that accoutn what next

Tu 18          foggy this morning we were ra
ther late getting out to work the
sun shone out at intervals, thun
derd this evening & late our hose
ripd again we got gold 18 1/2$ —

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