September 19 – September 23 1855

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Sept 55

We 19       quite foggy this morning cold
dew on the leaves, pleasant day so
little clowdy. I had the hose to mend
before we could work to any advantage
P.M. nothing hinderd we washd down
a quantity of dirt & got gold 27$
after supper I attendted to wash two
hickry shirts & my towell, look ra
ther dark to be well done if they
will only feel a little soft to my back
it is all I want, while I sleep
by my self, what say you pot

Th 20           these mornings feel a little cool
makes me feel like flintching when
it comes to put my self when the
water splash all over me. we did
moore work to day than usual
& only got gold 11$ Rositer went
down to the point & got a fiddle
string & John is playing the fiddle
I hear the geese going south

Fr 21            some frost here last kt we was
at work early. some clowdy A.
M. but pleasant P.M. got gold 28$

Sept 55

Sat 22         I Dreamd of wife again o the
gatefull delusion– quite a frost
last kt. I calld up all hands at day light
we workd in the deep channell & got
gold 22 1/2$

Su 23          as usual I was up soon & took a
hip bath or washing down at the
box & read the 24th chapt of Math
I put a handle in Rositer ax & ma
a pick handle. Divided our dust & sett
up took dinner, & all hands went
down to the point, no letters, I am
appointed verry mutch, I pd the 3/4
of 29 1/2$ for 102 tts bacon hams to Tim
berman & 2 1/2$ for a hoe to Thompson
Rositer pd me 8$ for water, John pd
1 1/2$ for two pair socks

Mo 24          I dreamd of having good dig
gins, Rains did not work to day
we was at a loss to know how
to work after dinner we commen
sd piping but the hose ripd. I soon
mended them & at it again. I was
the rest P.M. mending an out side pipe

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hose

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