I went. The rope pulled from above, the
great weight of the torrent pressing me
down, the gun, horns &c. all prevented
me from assisting myself in the slightest
and over and over I went until the
miners finally landed me on shore by
the strength of the line. A good drink
of whisky, a dry suit, and in a few
minutes I was eating a hearty supper.
Later at night Bradly and Torrance
went out and got the mule and packs.
I had bought Bradleys interest in the
first sheep we killed, and gave Torrance
¾ of it. The mule still being too lame
to go on to Eagle I went in alone: and
soon had a good bath and clean clothes.
George and Bradly came in at 5 oclock
this morning with the sheep. Ed. Crouch
Jessen came and cut it up for me & we