Sunday, December 29, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

29-1 [Dec. 29 Sun] Clear & Beautiful I was at DeWitts church this morning – Frances and Self took a walk about 4 miles circular in the afternoon & spend the evening at home

Monday, December 30, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

30-2 [Dec. 30 Mon] Cloudy, Snow, Rain, Slush Paid Jacob (My Valet) 8 ¼ cts Borrowed & Rec’d of Wm McClure Espr $100 to be pd in Six days after date – took depostion this afternoon in Howard vs. Hain at McKinneys H Aldrick opposed & attended Meeting in Court House in Evening in favour of "Dickinson College" at Carlisle

Tuesday, December 31, 1833 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

31-3 [Dec. 31 Tue] Cloudy, Wet, Foggy Deposited in the Harrisburg Bank $100 Drew check in favour of Self for $125 and rec’d draft thereupon on the office of Discount & Deposit Pittsburg Rec’d letter by hands of Mr. J.H. Dwyer (Elocutionist) dated "York Dec. 1833" from R.J. Fisher Esqr – Rec’d in Nos. 14, 16, 17 Aug. SS & 7, 16 Nov. SS 1833 of Jno. Roberts Depty Atty Genl. Fees $7.50 Finished & sent letter to R. Gemmel Blairsville Indiana County Dated Dec. 28, ultimo__ Mr & Mrs Peacock & children took tea (7 in number) at our house this evening Shoch there after tea I was in my office till 9 P.M. & at 8 presented my Dep’ty Atty Gen’l Bill to Clk of Comm’th

Wednesday, January 1, 1834 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

January 1 A.D. 1834 Wednesday

1-4 [Jan. 1 Wed] Clear & hard frozen rec’d letter "Jas. Stuart" European "Ag[en]t Pittsburg Dec 29, 1833" acknowledging the receipt of mine of 23rd ult[imo] with a draft for $90. Paid Jacob Shell vide receipt in fall for 1 Quarter office rent ending last evening $11.25/100. Christian Mumma at my office with Rudy Martin to get me to see if his land is pateneted – made search in afternoon – John Woods formerly of Halifax in my office this morning and gave small Book called "Questions without Answers." Wrote to Benj’n Bartholomew Esqr at Red Lion Hotel, Broadway, Phila on his business – also to Jno. Wister, sent Germantown, Phila Co with a copy to him of Jno. Martins letter of "Dec 29, 1829" Paid carrier of "Penna Reporter" for New Boys address – 6 ¼ cts Paid for letter paper 6 ¼ cts – rec’d letter from Peter Grim Jr, Brickmaker, No. 60 Apple St. Phila paid pos. 12 ½ and wrote to him in reply. Paid for sundries Thos. Wallace & Self at Wilson’s, 12 ½ cts & for segars [cigars] 6 ¼ All our family took tea at Mr Peacocks this evening Shoch there after tea, Walker musician there to tea

Thursday, January 2, 1834 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

2-5 [Jan. 2 Thur] Rain & Slippery pd. for paper at McGowans 25cts Paid My Postage Bill for Quarter ending Jan. 1 1834 vide – Rec[eip]t $4.55 Rec’d of Wm. Ayres Esqr $20. Lent him on the 24th Dec. last Was at Democratic Meeting tonight at Friedleys preparatory to 8 Jan. celebration.

Note: The next transcribed journal entry jumps to February 24, 1834.

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