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Appendix B -- Excerpts from the Ulrich Diary

Diary of August Ulrich

Transcribed July 1994 by Lew Ulrich

       
 

John Van Pelt 1902

   
       

Sept. 30

3188 lbs salmon

$55.71

 

" "

twine web

 

$2.50

Oct. 1

cash to Van Pelt on Westbrook

 

$10.00

7

2760 lbs. salmon

$48.30

 

9

2 pair gum boots

 

$9.00

13

order to Goodlin

 

$7.00

13

order to W. Tryon & Flannery

 

$5.00

22

3353 lbs

$58.67

 

30

1 ton salt

 

$26.45

Nov. 9

order on Del Norte Bank

 

$20.00

15

Cash

 

$2.73

   

$162.68

162.68

       
 

Louis Moorhead 1902

   
       

Sept. 20

Gumboots

$6.45

 

28

100 lbs. salt

$1.65

 

30

2 Boxes cartridges

$1.10

 

Nov. 4

50 lbs. Flour $1.25 Tea .50

$1.75

 

:

Cash to Ransom

.50

 

19

" " "

$9.50

 
   

$21.25

paid

       
 

Salmon contracted by John Van Pelt 1901

   
       

Sept. 20

691 lbs. salmon

 

$17.27

Oct. 10

500 " "

 

$12.50

15

831 " "

 

$20.77

17

4330 " "

 

$108.25

18

1793 " "

 

$44.82

20

1129 " "

 

$28.22

23

1893 " "

 

$47.32

24

1483 " "

 

$37.07

 

12,750 lbs.

 

$316.25

       

Sold to Western Fish Co. 502-512 Merchant St S.F. 1902

   

Sept. 8

240 lbs. salmon

 

$4.80

Oct. 18

17 boxes

 

$8.40

25

35 "

9140 lbs.

$137.10

Nov. 1

20 "

5560 lbs.

$194.60

Dec. 20

1 box steelhead

224 lbs. (smoked)

$6.72

Jan. 6

2 " "

380 "

$26.60

Jan. 9

2 " "

370 "

$18.50

13

2 " "

500 "

$25.00

19

6 " "

810 " (Silvers)

$10.00

 

Pacific Coast Fish Co. #7 Clay St. S.F.

   

Jan. 13

1 box stealhead 281 lbs.

 

$16.86

       
 

Fishing - 1897

   
       

Oct. 1

75 Bbls. caught

   

20

125 " "

   

Nov. 1

200 " "

   

8

Fished last day & caught 480 Bbls.

   
 

16th, 17th, & 18th 15 Bbls.

   
 

Rain on Oct. 20 river raised but able to fish some.

   
 

Poll tax for Del Norte Co. receipt for sum of $2.00 #458

   
 

Fred Frantz

Co. Auditor

   

Sept 30 1896

shipped & received for 52,025# salmon

$780.37

from O.&O Comm. S.F.

   
       

To O.&O Co.

S.F. 1899

   

Nov. 29

93 Bbls. salmon

 

$511.80

 

4 1/2 " "

 

$12.65

       

Oct. 2

Commenced to fish.

   

19

heavy rains river raised, caught 65 Bbls fish

23

commenced to fish again (very few fish)

Nov. 1

20 Bbls.

   
 

90 "

   

6

raining again river very high

   

19

salmon in the river but river is still too high.

19

328 Bbls. total

   
       

SALTED UP TO NOV 2nd 220 BARRELS SALMON

DELIVERED FRESH SALMON 1896

 

5205 LBS

780.34

 
       

SOME ITEMS PURCHASED FROM A ULRICH 1894 BY EMPLOYEES

 

190 LBS

POTATOES

1.40

 

50 LBS

FLOUR

1.25

 

45 LBS

POTATOES

.45

 

3 LBS

SOAP

.25

 

9 LBS

BEEF

.50

       
 

LABOR $1.00 PER DAY

   
       
 

2 LBS

BUTTER

.25

 

3 LBS

SUGAR

.25

 

2 DOZ.

MASON PT. JARS

1.25

 

25 LBS

COFFEE

5.75

 

100 LBS

RICE

4.50

 

25 LBS

ROLLED OATS

1.00

       
 

PURCHASED FROM O & O COMMERCIAL CO. S.F.

   
 

3 TON

SALT

19.50

 

1 CASE

COAL OIL

2.20

 

10 CORD

WOOD

20.00

       
 

FREIGHT ON C.C.S.R. RAILROAD

$15.85

 
       
 

GLOVES

2.00

 
 

CORSET

1.50

 
       
 

DELIVERED FRESH SALMON

   
       

SEPT 28 1894

8,259 LBS

$123.885

 

SEPT 29 1894

3,878 LBS

58.06

 

OCT 3 1894

3,329 LBS

124.935

 

7 1894

4,824 LBS

72.36

 

10 1894

10,891 LBS

163.36

 

11 1894

5,165 LBS

77.475

 

OCT 13 1894

5,789 LBS

868.035

 

16 1894

10,150 LBS

152.25

 

18 1894

4,858 LBS

72.87

 

20 1894

3,549 LBS

53.235

 

27 1894

4.133 LBS

61.995

 

30 1894

6,385 LBS

95.775

 
       
 

ITEMS PURCHASED FOR CANNERY 1894

   
       
 

50 BOXES TIN PLATE

   
 

3 PIGS LEAD

   
 

3 PIGS LEAD

TOTAL AMOUNT

$59.50

       

OCT 18

121 CASES SALMON

   

22

500 CASES 2lb CANS SALMON

   

26

480 CASES SALMON

   
 

30 CASES SALMON

   

NOV 4

250 CASES 2lb CANS

   

4

500 CASES 1lb CANS

   

9

284 CASES 1lb CANS

   

9

135 CASES 2lb CANS

   

15

53 BBLS SALMON

   

15

124 CASES 1lb CANS

   

15

288 CASES 2lb CANS

   

21

235 CASES 1lb CANS

   
       
 

DELIVERED FRESH SALMON 1895

   
       

SEPT 4

9542 LBS

143.13

 

OCT 5

2825

42.38

 

13

3960

134.30

 

14

9927

148.30

 

15

8010

120.15

 

17

8369

125.15

 

18

8412

36.18

 

21

6646

99.69

 

22

2767

41.50

 

26

10510

157.65

 

27

5520

82.80

 

29

10560

158.40

 

30

9013

135.19

 

NOV 2

3849

57.73

 
   

1,483.65

 
       
 

0 & 0 COMMERCIAL CO. 1893 SAN FRANCISCO

   
       

DEC 6 1892

13 KEGS BUTTER

$268.12

 
       

OCT 22 1893

36 BBLS OF SALMON

 

$198.00

   

FREIGHT

$8.77

NOV 4 1893

30 BBLS OF SALMON

 

$165.00

   

FREIGHT

$7.31

NOV 15 1893

30 BBLS OF SALMON

 

$165.00

   

FREIGHT

$7.31

NOV 28 1893

40 HALF BBLS SALMON

 

$110.00

   

FREIGHT

$5.10

NOV 28 1893

12 BBLS OF SALMON

 

$66.00

   

FREIGHT

$2.92

DEC 12 1893

47 BBLS OF SALMON

 

$258.50

   

FREIGHT

$11.45

DEC 16 1893

58 BBLS OF SALMON

 

$319.00

   

FREIGHT

$14.13

DEC 19 1893

RENT FOR FISHING AGREEMENT

 

$50.00

       

DEC 30 1893

43 BBLS OF SALMON

 

$236.50

 

3 BBLS OF SALMON

 

$8.25

   

FREIGHT FOR BOTH

$10.85

       
 

O & O COMMERCIAL CO. 1894 SAN FRANCISCO

   

FEB 19 1894

100 BBLS OF SALMON

 

$550.00

   

WEIGHT

32,200 LBS

   

COST

$24.15

MAR 10 1894

85 BBLS OF SALMON

 

$467.50

   

FREIGHT

$20.50

MAR 12 1894

24 BBLS OF SALMON

 

$132.00

   

FREIGHT

$5.80

MAR 26 1894

14 BBLS OF SALMON

 

$38.50

   

FREIGHT

$1.78

       

Some of the Indians that worked for August Ulrich in 1900:

Louis Moorhead

Dustok Billie

Boar Mouth Frank

Rily Grimes

Kein

Klamath Cooper

Long Hair Bob

Norman George

Winchuck Jack

Tom John

Indian Dave

Frank Hosler

Donnie Flannery

Jumpin Jack

Pock Mark Charlie

Up River Ben

John Lopez

Clapper Jack Smith

Winchuck George

Capt. Tom

Oregon Tom

Dutch Billy

John Green

Wolf Morris

Klamath Little Jack

Klamath Johnie

Henry Johnson

 

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