Sunday, December 8, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

8-1 [Dec. 8 Sun] Snow & Snowing – began last night – is from 6 to 8 inches deep this morning I cleaned our pavement off and then went to church, by which time it had begun to rain – remained slushy all day. Chauncey Holcomb and Ned. Grub were at our house this evening

Monday, December 9, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

9-2 [Dec. 9 Mon] Clear, Froze some late last night saw two sleighs yesterday & this morning. Rec’d last night by Dr. Brisban from King Findlay Esqr of Lancaster copy of a declaration. Paid Jacob (My Valet) 6 ¼ cts Adj[ournmen]t of Co[ur]t of Com[mon] Pl[eas] began today. Rev. M. Miles called at our house today to tell me that he had seen my Mother, Sister and Brother lately when holding a ‘protracted Meeting" in West Chester, set & talked an hour, Handed Frances today to buy Black Silk $1.50 was at my office til 9 P.M.

Tuesday, December 10, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

10-3 [Dec. 10 Tue] Cloudy. Froze last night, melting some today. Wrote to Jno. K. Findlay Esqr, Lancaster City – letter did not go as he came to town last night

Wednesday, December 11, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

11-4 [Dec. 11 Wed] Cloudy, Colder. Froze some last night Jno. K. Findlay Esqr in My office this afternoon. Rec’d letter W B Hieskill Esqr 46 S. 6th St. Phila Dec 9, 1833 acknowledging the receipt of mine of the 6 ultimo with a Draft on U.S. Bank for $70 Was at Miss Elders, Genl Saml McKeans Boarding House by Expressed invitation from him to take a parting glass of wine previously to his taking his Seat in the U.S. Senate, to which he is just-elect, many lessons there – Mr Jas. Findlay & Barclay Esqr of House of Rep at our house when I went home – My First introduction to latter gentleman

Thursday, December 12, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

12-5 [Dec.12 Thur] Clear & Frosty Paid for paper at Peacock’s this morning 12 ½ cts. Genl McKean left town this morning for Washington city accompanied by Gov. Wolf & [undecyph] Welsh to York in York County. I went with Frances & her Mother to Peacocks & then I went to court after supper and up stairs in Court House where ladies of Episcopal Church are getting ready for "a Fair" I ret. to Peacocks at 9 ½ & took our ladies home

Friday, December 13, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

13-6[Dec. 13 Fri] Clear & Frosty, was at Capitol this morning – wrote note by John Johnson (Barber) andYellow Man of Chambersburg Franklin Co to Esqr Graydon on subject of one Wm. Burley in jail here on Johnsons information. Was at Episcopal Society Room in Court House this evening from which place I went to Young Mens debating society at Masonics Hall with Wm. Stavris [?] & heard Jos. Clendenin for the First time that I have heard him make a speech, paid for oysters at Cellar by my office 6 ¼ cts Went home & found Jas. Findlay, Speaker & E. Peacock there, Frances & her Mother at sewing at Carsons

Saturday, December 14, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

14-7 [Dec. 14 Sat] Cloudy & Colder Frozen hard – sent letter by Jno. K. Findlay to B. Witmer of Lancaster on subject of his business & kept copy. Paid Jacob (My Valet) 12 ½ cts.

Rec’d letter Mrs R. Gemmel "Blairsville, Dec 9, 1933" & paid Pos. 18 ¾ cts

December 14, 1833 – Saturday

14-7 [Dec. 14 Sat] cont’d. I went to Court House after tea (Jas. Peacock supping with us) with M.S. Clendenin to "Episcopal Fare Room" & assisted them in fixing up till 9 P.M. Commenced Snowing

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