Sunday, May 5, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

5-1 [Sun., May 5] Clear & dry. spent morning at Mrs C’s with F.P.C. bid Good bye at 11 ½ A.M. and left town for Lancaster at 1 P.M. in stage. arrived in L. [Lancaster] at 7 o’clock P.M.

May 5, 1833 Sunday

5-1 [Sun., May 5] Contd. saw King Findlay & talked with him till 9 o’clock at Parkers Stage Hotel where I took supper. Paid Bill 68 ¾ cts. for supper lodging & 2 segars [cigars]. I lodged there. Invited King to act as groomsman at my Wedding on the 25th May inst. went to Bed at nine after paying passage to West Chester $2.25

Monday, May 6, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

6-2 [Mon., May 6] Clear & dry- left Lancaster at 5. pd. breakfast 11 miles, 25 cts arrived in West Chester at 1 P.M. & went to Mothers near Everharts Hotel Adels house & dined. David Rawn & self started in Maginness’ hired gig at 3 P.M. for Thornbury- stopt at Uncle Williams, took tea at Aunt Mary "Old Place’ David Cheyney planting corn & Uncle William helping. saw Goldsborugh Warner, came to West Chester again by 9 P.M. to Mothers

Tuesday, May 7, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

7-3 [Tues., May 7] Clear, pleasant, dry. got up at 7 ½ o’clock this morning. Wrote letter to Saml. Warner Phila. saying he should see me tomorrow evening at Wades hotel in said city. Wrote to Mrs Thos. Wallace & F.P.C. at Harrisburg to the former on the subject of losing a letter committed to her by me on Sunday last wrote to Dr. Ankrim from Bradleys office, Geo. W.W. Rawn & Wife came to mothers in West Chester from City at 7 o’clock P.M. David W. Rawn rode to Esqr Millers this morning on Racket- Grubb business

Wednesday, May 8, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

8-4 [Wed., May 8] Clear, dry & left West Chester at 8 A.M. on Rail Road Car. arrived at head of inclined plance at 11-21 min. and at Wades Hotel where we came in stage at 12 ½ o’clock P.M. Wrote to James Peacock Esqr at Harrisburg enclosing paper given to me together with $1. at West Chester this morning by P. Frazer Smith Esqr to procure State Seal & Certificate & e.[?] Also note to Saml. Warner at N.E. corner of 6th & Arch Streets. Paid Ellison Cloth Merchant at S.E. corner 2nd & Market Streets $35 in full for black cloth about year ago vide rec pd.

May 8 1883- Wednesday

8-4 [Wed., May 8] contd. pd. Veron & Co. vide Chas. H. Cheyneys receipt $14.37 ½ cts in full for Astral Lamp recd. from him on 29th Oct. last pd. for 3 pair stockings on Chesnut St. 50 cts.- recd. letter from Jas. Peacock Esqr "Harrisburg May 6, 1833" called to see Gov. Findlay at his boarding Mrs Peacoe’s corner of Chestnut & 13ths sts. from 8 to 9 P.M.- informed him of and invited him to my Wedding & retd. to my lodgings at Wades at 9 ½ P.M.

Thursday, May 9, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

9-5 [Thurs., May 9] Clear & dry & not quite so warm I wrote to Mother to day at West Chester & to Thos. G McClure Esqr at Chambersburg inviting him to Harrisburg on 25 May pulled off Flannel Jacket to-day- recd. Wm. Buehlers card no 18 & Market Street left at the Bar for me also note from J.J. Shuler of Middletown left at the Bar for me also. dated of today Wades. but not handed to me till he left city in a chair with a little boy Geo W Rawn & wife retd. to city from West Chester to day & Geo called on me at Wades after dinner & staid till 4 P.M. & came back to Hotel after tea. when he & myself went to Capt. Tho. H Cheyneys in 4 th st. where we staid ½ an hour. then to Isaac Shunks 1 hour. to Dr. Dietrich’s to see his child ¼ hour and to Geo W. Rawns ½ hour & back to Wades.

Friday, May 10, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

10-6 [Fri., May 10] Clear, Cloudy, & Cooler. put my Flannel Jacket on again to day. Bought S.& R. Reports. Paid 7 vol. Rawles Rep. 3 vol. & Penrose & Watts Rep 2 vol at $5. per vol. $110 discount 5 per ct. pd. cash $104.50 called on Gov. Findlay at Mint this morning saw Toland Esqr who pressed me to dine with him tomorrow & called at his store in Market St. Made appointment with Gov. Findlay to go to 1 Presbyterian Church- Barnes on Sunday Wrote to Jno A. Weidman at Lebanon from Wades. got measured at Rob & Winebrenners for My Wedding suit Blue Cloth & two Waistcoats

Saturday, May 11, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

May 11, 1833 Saturday

11-7 [Sat., May 11] Rain till after dinner. I left Phila. at 6 A.M. in "Ohio" new Boat "Peoples Line" Paid passage & Breakfast to Chester $1.00. Recd. of Robt. E. Hannam Esqr an account of Saml Hardys Mortgage to C.C. Rawn of April 16, 1831 $ 50. of also at same time of same person on account of Goldsborough Warners Mortgage of April 16th 1831 to C.C. Rawn $62.50 for which I recd. a Check on Del. Co. Bank drawn by Said Robt. gave him my receipts for cash Sum & took copies of Said Receipts. vide among my Receipts. Dined with Hannum at Thurlows & retd. to Phila. in afternoon in Same Boat at 4 ½ o’clock pd. passage up 50 cts. Wm Buehler called in evening at Wades. Geo. W. Rawn spent evening till 10 in setting & walking with me. Bought Stocks & Wedding Gloves in Chestnut St. $4.75

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