February 27 – March 1 1856

February 24 – February 27 1856 March 1 – March 3 1856

John J. Haun, February 27 1856 - March 1 1856

(Feb  1856)

Thr ning & windy after supper nothing else new today
28th very cold all day Carroll & I went up the ditch in the morning nearly
o the troughs but found no leaks.  We came back.  Sam ballou started
home this morning Bray & Carroll went up the ditch after dinner &
got the water down.  while I put the riffles in the boxes & read a magazine
Frd  there was but a very little water in Terwillegers ditch today
29th Bray &I went up the ditch as far as Larrisons diggings stopped a
few places & came back.  Carroll & I started for the point & got there
after dinner  I found nobody at work & then women were at the
point frolicking Shults Bill.  Carroll & I started for the point
we met Ma & Fox coming home  I came back & put my best goods
& started for the point for the purpose of going to the party at Indepe
ndence.  we all started in the evening & waled upon the floom
we had quite a nice party at Lewis.  Fox & I staid all night with
Sat Picket I danced until I was tired of daning)
1st the house caught a fire from the stove pipe up stairs but no

 

February 24 – February 27 1856 March 1 – March 3 1856