May 7 – May 11 1854

May 2 – May 7 1854 May 11 – May 14 1854

John J. Haun, May 7 1854 - May 11 1854

May 1854

    rt for his claim planted some potatoes in the evening late Yank
Mo came up about breakfast time to play chess
8th very cold in the morning  Pa went to the point after breakfast  he
received a letter from HP stating Dave had left in January & nobody
knew where he had went Pa bought Foxes & Klines interest in the mounta
in company  paid them 15$ & 20$  pretty cheap  done some more h
Tus eavy ground slucing today  nothing else today
9th nothing new today  cleared away the rocks &c  washed in the eve
ning & took out 4$  rained a little after dinner but quit about
Wed night nothing else today
10th washed a little today but not a great deal on account of men
stopping at the diggings to talk with us  clear in the morning
but cloudy in the evening  took out 12$  Yank came up after
tea to play chess  the saw mill broke the crank of the wheel  we
Thr talked of buying hose & pipe to wash the diggings with

 

May 2 – May 7 1854 May 11 – May 14 1854