Captain Warner remained at Sacramento, surveying; and Halleck, Murray, Ord, and I, boarded with Doña Augustias.
The season was unusually rainy and severe,ain with Mr. Hartnell to survey his ranch at Cosumnes River, Sacramento Valley.
Ord and a young citizen, named Seton, were associated with me in this.
I bought of ht and a fair wind; the schooner lay anchored at an ebb-tide, and about daylight Ord and I had gone ashore for something.
Just as we were pulling off from shore, weuly plotted; and for it we received one-tenth of the land, or two subdivisions.
Ord and I took the land, and we paid Seton for his labor in cash.
By the sale of myady, and others of our set were going home by the same conveyance, viz., Rucker, Ord, A. J. Smith — some under orders, and the others on leave.
Wanting to see my olut the close of January, after a safe and pleasant trip.
Our party, composed of Ord, A. J. Smith, and Rucker, with the two boys, Antonio and Porfirio, put up at Del