Sunday, April 1, 1832 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

April 1st 1st Clear and Beautiful. Heard Mr Sterno introductory discourse at Episcopal Church this morning. Was at Peacocks after dinner till they went to church and at 4 oclock I left wallace’s hotlel in a Sulkey for Halifax- Arrived at Halifax at 7, o, clock. Stopped with my horse at Shaeffery and went up to Phillip Newbeker where I took tea and staid all night at Aunt Rhawns.

Editor's Note: Sulky: A light two-wheeled vehicle accommodating one person and drawn by one horse.

Editor's Note: Shaeffery: (not in dictionary) Possibly the name of a horse stable in Halifax, PA.

Monday, April 2, 1832 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

2 2 Clear and Beautiful. left Halifax this morning at 6 ½ o clock in Company with B. Parke Esqr. on horseback and Mrs Newbeker, Debh Rhawn + John Wood in (new Page) a Dearbourn arrived in Bloomfield Perry Co.y at 11 o clock A.M. 18 miles from Halifax put up at Dr Iches’ Excellent house but not a Tavern. Went into Court and on motion of B. Parke Esqr. I was admitted to Practice Law in the Courts of Perry Co, in afternoon made motion in court for citation to James Moore admtm of Andrew Fray decd to settle administration account done this for William Ayres Esqr. Harrisburg about 22 suits on docket to April Term and am informed by Criegh Esqr. that there are never more and seldom many or 20 original suits on calling trial list there are but 2 couses open per trial in one of which I and Parke are concerned for Plaintiffs, Court adjd for want of business at 4 o clock till morning

Tuesday, April 3, 1832 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

3 3 Cloudy- Rain in night last, I motioned the court this morning to appoint Trustees in Domestic attachment Jno King v Bloomfield- opposed by Capt Alexander who made to quash on several ground-his objections were overruled by the court and Trustees apptd on my motion, at 11 came on trial of Extrs of Saml Rhawn decd vs Geo Williamson. Parke and CC Rawn for pltff and Criegh for defendant, went through testimony + Submitted cause upon the charge of court…Jury gave verdict for pltffs. “on sight" Paid my Bill at Dr. Iches’ $1.75 and left Bloomfield at 2. P.M. came to Juniatta [sic]+ Susa paid Ferriage (sic) and Bridge Toll + 36 ¼ and arrived in Halifax and 6 ½ o clock, put my horse at Shaeffery and staid all night at Aunts.

Editor's Note: Juniata: Township and river in Pennsylvania, north of Harrisburg.

Wednesday, April 4, 1832 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

4 4 Clear and pleasant, I was at Mr Woods. Esqr. Carpenters, Jacob Rhawn, Newbeker and other places in Halifax to day, called again at Carpenters office with Mrs Henry formerly Mrs Rhawn wife of Uncle Saml Rhawn Son Caspar, to attend to business per her….took transcripts in two cases fromWagners + Carpenters dockets + Recd her promissory note to pay me $10. (new page) Recd Fee of P. Newbeker. Counted interest for him + Bowman paid Bill for horse at Shaeffers and left Halifax at 4, o, clock P.M. arrived in Harrisburg at 6 ½ o clock was at Peacocks this evening. Shoch, Heny Buehler, Mrs Shunk there.

Thursday, April 5, 1832 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

5 5 Clear and Cold. I was at Mc Cormicks Esqr; by Request at 12 ½ to day drinking Champaigne Cider. I was at Peacocks this evening. Elder Esqr. in my office to-day

Friday, April 6, 1832 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

6 6 Clear and Cold. attending to arbitration this morning and afternoon, of Fought v Musser. was at Peacoks shorttime this evening, paid Saml Murray as per Bill Said and Receipt in full of all demands.

Saturday, April 7, 1832 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

7 7 Clear and Cool. Ate fresh Shad, for first time this Season at Wallaces’ hotel on Thursday morning last Recd letter yesterday from Dr J.M. Gaurnel. Dated “Alexandria 2nd April" “1832" and Wrote to him to day in reply. I was engage in Arbitration this afternoon Fought v Musser, Concluded. I was at Shunks this evening with Post office ladies….

Editor's Note: Shad: Any of several food fishes of the genus Alosa, related to the herrings but atypical in swimming up streams from marine waters to spawn.

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