The page for Wednesday, January 30th says:
Arose at 6 am Office 7 a.m. "Mrs C.G.F suggests that I wrote to S. A. Coats concerning the gold the guide took from the mud on his heel on his trip with me to Sajado Mine, on Monday. Evident C.G.F repeated the story. This was at last night's supper. I remember the oft-told story of gold shavings at stakes when surveys were first made! (Tuesday, January 29th)" My day spent working in office 7 hours Ready to begin August entries on the books Talk with D.C.S. he has written for G.G.A? Ed Meisner comes to my "Casa" at night. Talks about "La Plata" (money). Knows 20 ment in need of their salary to send to their wives and families at P. de. O _ other places. Tells me 462 ft head of water at entrance of pipe at Quasamambi bridge from the bulkhead - e.g. highest and lowest points. care should be taken not to rush water through. Sajado Boyar (200 ft to sq inch) He has a salXXXX W 6th St. 1 1/2 blocks from Market. What is C.G.F's business. Rain 3 inches Truly a country without chimneys the houses. Boy 3 hours in tracing fixing up Camera. Boqueron to clean Saturday. We are all to go over. No canoes up yet - River high. (as always, you can click on the image to get a larger view)
Questions and comments:
- S.A. Coates was one of the members of Plata de Oro Mining company. He was mentioned in a 1897 news article about the company.
- I don’t know what the word that starts with “Sal” is (7th to last line)
- [Aug 05] Corrected the name of the mine to “Quasamambi”