Daniel H. Wiggins 1838 Diary Entry

From: Wiggins, Daniel H., Diaries 1816-1834, 1838-1841, 1862, Collection M89-32

Daniel H. Wiggins 1838 Diary Entry

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charged 100 dollars for the puting it up-- and the timber was heved [?] and brought to the spot and hands furnished for lifting &c. and board fur- nished-- I think that an industrous man would make about 10 dollars per day at such work-- I intend to put up a press upon my own plan which I think-- will do much better then those now used-- if I have my health I calcu- late making my fortune in a little time