May 11 – May 14 1854

May 7 – May 11 1854 May 14 – May 18 1854

John J. Haun, May 11 1854 - May 14 1854

May 1854

11th rained off & on all day  worked all day & only took out 7$ no more today
Fr 12th cloudy at times all day done no working in the forenoon on account of
some men coming up from the point to buy in with us we walked round
all forenoon looking around  they took dinner with us before
they left with the intention of buying Mathews & Curleys claims
if they could  Hawkins & Shaw washed in the afternoon & took
Sat out 17$  nothing else today
13th rained in the morning but cleared off before noon & turned out to
be a pretty day  worked all forenoon  Hawkins & Shaw came to
the diggings after dinner  we done no work after they came they brought
Curleys & Mathews claims  Shaw & I shoveled in a little dirt & took
Su out about an ounce  nothing more today
14th found it raining in the morning but cleared off after breakfast
took a coupple of picks to the point  went to the new store on
Sterling flat  also went to A D McDonnalds camp  a great

 

May 7 – May 11 1854 May 14 – May 18 1854