February 21 – February 26 1854

February 16 – February 21 1854 February 26 – March 2 1854

John J. Haun, February 21 1854 - February 26 1854

Feb 1854

night & turned to rain  ground sluced all day & got wet & cold  snow still
on the ground  put the riffles in the boxes in the evening to see if there
Wed was any gold in the top gravel  got but little
22nd snowed wet & heavy all day  done no work today  staid in the cabbin
all day  washed & patched my old clothes  Yank came up about noon & st
Thr aid until night  Pa was a little sick after supper
23rd snowed in the morning but cleared off about noon & was a beautiful day
washed today & made about 40$  Yank came up about dark to play chess
Frid nothing more today of consequence
24th nothing new today  washed again today & took out 9$  snow melting
Sat a little today  worked very hard all day Yank came up after supper to play chess
25th snowed all day very hard  washed in the forenoon & got wet & cold worked
in mud & mire & took out 3$  got up wood in the evening  thought a
Su great deal about old times past & gone  nothing more today
26th snowed & stormed all day  staid about the cabbin all day  Pat Dobson went


February 16 – February 21 1854 February 26 – March 2 1854