January 8 – January 10 1854

  January 1854 January 10 – January 14 1854
John J. Haun diary, January 8 1854 - January 10 1854
John J. Haun diary, January 8 1854 – January 10 1854

Jan 1854

.    still froze up in the ditch & in the drift  we started a hole near the creek a
little farther down the creek but did not get to the bottom before night  Smale
Su came up from American valley & stopped awhile with us  also Mc Donnald
8th nothing new today  very pleasant today  laid around the cabbin all day
finished my gloves  cut some wood &c  Smale John Smale came from the
point and staid all night with us on his way to the valley  baked pies in
Mo the evening  nothing more new today
9th nothing new today  worked in the hole near the creek  got to the bed
rock in the evening & drifted in a piece  got some small prospects on
the bed rock  Williams came by after Smale on his way to the vall
ey prospecting  the men in the other cabbin commenced moving
their provisions up nelson creek to their cabbin  cloudy all day & —
Tus — sprinkled a little in the evening but none to signify
10th nothing new today  still working in the drift near the creek  still
in hopes of finding something soon  very warm & cloudy nearly
  January 1854 January 10 – January 14 1854