February 26 – March 2 1854

February 21 – February 26 1854 March 2 – March 8 1854

John J. Haun, February 26 1854 - March 2 1854

Feb 1854

.    to the point in the morning  Yank came up & staid awhile  also came up after
Mo supper to play chess  mended my boots &c &c  nothing otherwise new today
27th rained a while in the morning & turned to snow & continued all day
went to the ravine near the willow ranch after our new patent riff
le box for the purpose of altering it a little  staid in the cabbin otherwise
Tus all day  nothing else today
28th clear & cold all day  snow about 3 feet deep  set the boxes for working w
ent up the ditch in the evening to see about the water  we started it
We down  Dobson & myself cut down a large pine tree for wood &c
1st cold & clear all day  went up the ditch a piece in the morning to get the
water down  came back & got some wood before dinner  washed in the after
noon  & took out about 69$  pretty good half days work  one piece weigh
Th ing 24$  nothing else interesting today
2nd ground sluced in the forenoon & washed in the after & took out 21$  a beau
tiful day  clear & sunshiny but pretty cold  wild geese flying constan

 

February 21 – February 26 1854 March 2 – March 8 1854