September 8 – September 12 1854

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Sept 54

Fr 8              Mcfall the man I hired for
shaw & I went to work & got gold
14$ the Johns got 20 1/2$. The sheriff
took Buck & Asberry over to the
american vally. They were tide on
mules backs as they passd the wi
llow ranch this orning —

Sat 9           I & Mcgot gold 10 1/2$ & the Johns
got 19$ in all 29 1/2$ after supper. I
Lloyd went down to the point
great excitement among the miners
on account of Buck & Asberry be
ing turnd loose again by the
civil autocity as they have been
making some threats &c

Su 10          I wrote my wife my 14th
letter & sent her 200$ bill of
exchange payable at New York
by adams & co express
I was down at the point &
maild it the minders not
& appointed a committy to
look after depredaters



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only is XI chapt of Paul to the Romany

Sept 54

Mo 11         I went up to the independen
ce to serve a supery of Pat
Carley for a witness in the cas
of freer & Vaughn he refusd
to go I mad him a tender
of 8$ he was afraid not to
take it. I put in the day in
pooking around. I hired old
Mcfall to work in my place
shaw went up the ditch the
three gold gold 13 1/2$ —

Fr 12           John I & Mcfall went over
to the amer vally in due
time court was opend ward
the jduge. Pat Hunley under
took my case in the place of
able. Tom cox sick to the pla
ntiff fild five different objections
but was over ruld & the case tri
de on its merits 4 witness again
st & 2 for me the witness heard &
case presented. decided against me

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