March 10 – March 15 1857

March 6 – March 9 1857 March 15 – March 20 1857

James Haun, Book 4, March 10 1857 - March 15 1857

Mar 1857

ler laid by in the evening to work at
night nothing else to day
Tus
10th
ned & sweeton getting out the log
to make bottoms in the fore noon
& sweeton washed in the diggin
gs in the after Miler & I broke roc
ks int he forenoon we turned on
the water after dinner but only run
a little while the water failed
we put in a nother box at the head
a short box & broke rocks the balla
nce of the morning nothing else
to day
Wed
11th
broke rocks int he fore noon we
hired Ben Frank to day & piped
in the after noon Ned & Sweeton
sawed bottoms all day the water
failed before supper nothing
else new to day

Mar 1857

Thr
12th
broke rocks all fore noon we turned on
on the water after dinner but it soon
failed & we broke rocks the ballance
of the evening ned & sweeton still
sawing bottoms Mrs Miller sick
to day Miller did not work noth
ing more to day
Frd
13th
Miller & I took up the boxes in the cu
t & finished them Kyler & I carried
bottoms while Dad & Miller put them
in I caulked the reservoir &c &c no
thing particularly new to day very
warm to day
sat
14th
Kyler & fixed up the leading troughs to
run the water down by bens cabbin
we piped in the after noon & run th
rough a great deal of dist nothing else
Su
15th
I went up town after breakfast
but did not stay long

 

March 6 – March 9 1857 March 15 – March 20 1857