Sunday, October 27, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

27-1 [Oct. 27 Sun] Clear & cold DeWitt had no church this morning – our family went to Stern’s (Episcopal Church) I was at home balance of day reading "Spurzheim on Insanity"

Monday, October 28, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

28-2 [Oct. 28 Mon] Clear & Cool – called on Mr Isaac Shunk of Phila this morning at brother F R Shunks – he came to town on Sat’dy Evening Rec’d letter from D. B. Reed "West Chester Chester Co" Oct 24, 1833 enclosing accct for Boas against a Mr Matson, Writing Master now in this place Mr Woodside in my office this morning Handed "Frances" in my office for her own use $5.00 Isaac Shunk, Frances & Elizabeth in my office 1 hour or so this afternoon

Oct 28, 1833 Monday

28-2 [Oct. 28 Mon] Cont’d I was at my office till after 8 o clock

Tuesday, October 29, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

29-3 [Oct. 29 Tue] Cloudy & Cool John Woods of Halifax & his daughter-in-law Hannah formerly Hanna Rhawn in my office this morning on their way to Lititz and Philadelphia. James Alricks Esqr notary died last night Isaac Shunk in office this morning. I was at Esqr Doir [?] this morning attending to Carter’s business Rec’d letter Geo. W. Rhawn "Phila Oct 23rd 1833" Handed to me by Mr. Isaac Shunk Jon A Weidman was at our house this Evening – I went to Peacocks with him & to Wilsons where we smoked 2 segars [cigars] each & took some refreshment pd 12 ½ cts saw Geo. Plitt of Washington at Wilson’s our companies of Volunteers Marched to meet "Phalanx Artillerists" of Phila at 9 ½ P.M. did not meet them, they our fellows, who had gone to bed – I got up to window when they came in – had fine music – marched today – Quartered at Wilsons Hotel – Weidman & Self went to lower end of town with our companies where there being no prospect of the Phalanx Fellows we left & ret’d to Buehlers where I spoke to Pearson Esqr of Lebanon

Wednesday, October 30, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

30-4 [Oct. 30 Wed] Clear, dry, dusty & Windy Esqr Alricks buried this morning – was at burying – Philip Newbekers wife in my office this morning – Weidman & Pearson left town after breakfast I dined at Shunks today with Isaac there (by invitation) FRS & Isaac S supped with us at Mrs Clendenins & we were there at Shunks after tea

Thursday, October 31, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

31-5 [Oct. 31 Thur] Clear & Cool - I took Mary & Frances to capitol this morning to see "Phalanx Artillerists" who visited the Governor & Capitol generally. I paid Parson (Taylor) last night at Wilsons cash $1 as a subsription to finish cold collection to "Phalanx Artillerists" Isaac & F R Shunk & Self took tea with Isaac Hovis this evening & ret’ home at 8 P.M. we were invited to party this evening at Mr Haldemans – did not go – Mary Scott went

Friday, November 1, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

October [November]

1-6 [Nov. 1 Fri] Clear & Cool – "Phalanx Artillerists" left town this morning in stages at 6 A.M.

Nov 1 Friday 1833 November

1-6 [Nov. 1 Fri] Cont’d on their return by Middletown & Lancaster to Phila leaving behind

them an excellent reputation both for discipline & orderly deportment – Mary Scott & E. Peacock went in stage to Carlisle this morning to Judge Gibsons daughters wedding which is on next Tuesday & to which I am invited – Frances & Myself rec’d letter – Julia Ann Rawn West Chester "Oct 27 1833" & pd pos 10cts I wrote to Geo. W Rhawn Phila – sent letter by Isaac Shunk & $6 to George in full of money advanced in last May by him for a white silk stock. & 2 pair silk stockings for me handed said letter & $6 to Mr Isaac Shunk in my office – present Isaac Hovis – also wrote letter by said Shunk to Woodward & Spragg Ed[itors] of Sat’y Courier in relation to circular sent to David Hare to pay up for his paper rode to lower end of town this afternoon in gig with Nat’l henrie to see horse race – old [undecyph] Rec’d letter Jno. Wisler sent Germantown "Phila Co. Oct 29, 1833" & wrote to him in reply Isaac Shunk left for home this morning by way of the Gap

Saturday, November 2, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

2-7 [Nov. 2 Sat] Clear & warmer, I was on sure ground again this morning – no case [?] I stepped ground off by appointment Paid for rings and buttons at Espys 22 cts Frances & myself wrote to Julia Ann Rawn at West Chester & I wrote to D B Reed at same place. Paid Jacob my valet 12 ½ cts Frances & Self spent an hour after tea with Mrs Musgrave & her daughter, Mrs Wharton being in Phila. & after went to Mr Peacocks where was Mrs Clendenin

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