January 24 – January 28 1854

January 18 – January 23 1854 January 29 – February 2 1854

John J. Haun, January 24 1856 - January 28 1856

Jan 1854

Tus warm cloudy & rained all day  nothing of interest today  done no work today
24th snow melting very fast all day  staid in the cabbin & read novels & finished
Wed one after supper  nothing else today
25th nothing particularly new today  snowed early in the morning a little but
cleared off & became a pretty day  warm & pleasant  went over to the ravine to
see about the water but done no work not having enough water  got wood the
Th balance of the day  made a cover over the wood to keep it dry
26th clear & sunshiny all day but cold in the evening  water still froze up in
the ditch  got up wood today  split some wood for boards  snow still on the
Fr ground & not melting much  nothing more today
27th nothing new today  cloudy nearly all day  water still froze up  done no
Sat work as yet  staid about the cabbin all day  I bursted my carbine  no more
28th nothing more than usual today  calm & still today  staid about the cabbin all
day  split some logs for wood  cannot mine any water being froze up or stopped
up by the snow  Jacobsen cut my hair &c &c

 

January 18 – January 23 1854 January 29 – February 2 1854