May 14 – May 18 1854

May 11 – May 14 1854 May 19 – May 23 1854

John J. Haun, May 14 1854 - May 18 1854

May 1854

.   many people at the point gamblers mostly Hawkins & Shaw is
Mo to give us 400$ & come in equal partners with us rained after tea
15th pleasant all day Hawkins & Shaw came over after a late break
fast we made up a bill of goods to lay in for the summer Haw
kins started about noon for the valley we all went to work before
before dinner Pa took a cramp in his back & got very bad after supper
Tus Shaw & myself worked in the evening & took out 9$ no more
16th Shaw & I worked all forenoon Hopkins came about noon &
worked with us in the afternoon a cousin of Hawkins pa
We came out after dinner & worked a little took out 15$ no more
17th clear in the forenoon but rained in the after commenced working
the ravine near the willow ranch cleaned out the ditch turned the
water in & commenced ground slucing Pa a little better today
Thr Shaw & Hopkins went to the point & got him some medicine
18th ground sluced all day Pa very sick in the evening

 

May 11 – May 14 1854 May 19 – May 23 1854