September 18 – September 28 1853

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September 1853

after dinner we commensd to
build a cabin we got up six logs
16 by 14 ft long one other man to help

Mo 19         all hands to diggin gold we took
out to day 136 1/2$ after dinner
Dave was at work knotching down
alog on the cabin & stuck the ax
to the bone up & down in the instep
of his Left leg he sewd up the cut
him self the Bunk is house & bid
alls well Delightfull weather

Tu 20          took out to day 79$

We 21            “        “        “       58 1/2$

Th 22             “        “        “       176 John & I went
down to the point & got medicine for
Dave he has the feaver

Fr 23            took out to day 54$ Dave continus
taking medicine all day raind
some in the knight

Sept 1853

Sat 24         Dave wants the doctor to see him
took out today 40$ – – – –

Sun 25       Got our cabin ready to put
boards on. Sawd off 3 logs to
make out the door & chimmey place.

Mo 26         Doctor came to see Dave
he is getting well. This is the
third time he has has the fever.
This am took out today 56$ 25$ —-
& it raind & haild at sunset
so much that Dave had to lea
ve the bunk and go into an new
cabin that is just finished.

Tu 27           Took out today 127 1/2$ —–

We 28             “        “        “       161 1/2$ —–
After supper went down to the
N. Creek & packd up provisions
Dave is well of the feaver.

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