October 22 – October 26 1856

October 17 – October 22 1856 October 26 – November 2 1856

John J. Haun, October 22 1856 - October 26 1856

Oct 1856

.    a crooked box at the lower end  Dad & I dug a drean on the bank to tu
rn the seepage water the bank slid in on us some today  the company
Thr talked of starting a drift did not clean up tp night
23rd worked today as usual & took
out 7 oz.  the bank caved in very badly all of the time  The sheriff ca
me by the diggings today Dad commenced a drift at the lower end
Frd of the stripping bates to helo him.
24th found the bank carved inour hole so we went to running off
clay we turned off the chinamen at noon Dave hired Lem
Sat Compton to work in his place
25th run off clay as usual all day Dad got in one set of timbers
Su to day we went to the point after supper & staid a while  no more
26th pretty cold today Dave & Kyler started for the valley about n
oon  I gathered up gunny sacks & brought them to the house to send
to the ranch I bought a pair of boots for 10$ & a pair of soled for
2.25  Hawks & Hogan made speeches at the point after supper

 

October 17 – October 22 1856 October 26 – November 2 1856