February 14 – February 19 1857

February 8 – February 14 1857 February 19 – February 24 1857

James Haun, Book 4, February 14 1857 - February 19 1857

Feb 1857

done no work to day on account of
having no water only broke rocks
I went up to sterlings & got a sledge
nothing of consequence today
Su
15th
rained very hard last night & all
day to day the river raised a great
deal we got some drift wood it
snowed in the evening & after sup
per the tailings are washing off very
fast we got to take up some of our
boxes to keep them from washing
off we went to the point in the even
ing & staid a little while a tree
fell across our leading troughs &
broke several boxes nothing more
to day I believe
Mo
16th
snowed very hard all day we
commenced setting our boxes over
again & giving them 4 inches

Feb 1857

more fall to the boxes, snow about 12
inches at night & quit snowing
a very disagreeable day to work
nothing more today of interest
Tus
17th
pretty cool all day we finished sett
ing our boxes to day ned & sweeten
cut down a tree standing against
our reservoir it fell up hill noth
ing more to day I beleive to day
Wed
18th
pretty cold int he morning but
moderated towards noon it com
enced snowing about the middle
of the after noon & continued until
night done no work to day hav
ing no water nothing else
Thr
19th
warm & the snow melting to day
we all worked on the floom putting
under stansins ned & sweeton
worked at columbia flat mend

 

February 8 – February 14 1857 February 19 – February 24 1857