Sunday, December 20, 1835 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

20~1 [Sunday, December 20, 1835]

Rain & Sleet. Streets very Slippery. Frances & Self took to our church with us Mrs. Lieut. Revere – Hetzel called at her motherinlaws [sic] for her. I was at Shunk’s, Cox & Gelbreuths in afternoon. called latter place to See Capt. Robinson, as Cox to see A O Hiester & saw Mr. Smith of Franklin Co. & at Shunks. I was at our own church in the Evening by myself–

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20-1 Rain and Sleet. Streets very slippery. Frances and self took to our church with us Mrs. Sleut Revere-Hertzel—called at her mothinlaws for her. I was at Shank’s. Cox and Galbraiths in afternoon. Called at [Cullin’s] place to see Capt Robinson as Cox to see A. Hieden. And saw the Smiths of Franklin Co. at Shunks. I was at my own church in the evening by myself.

Monday, December 21, 1835 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

December 21 ~ 1835 Monday

21~2 [Monday, December 21, 1835]

Clear, Cloudy, thawing. Wrote to Capt. Jno. H. Cheney by Capt. Jos. Robinson in answer to his communications recd. 18 last– Paid for Sundries on Saturday Evening last 6 1/4 cts, and for Sundries today 6 1/4 cts. was not at my office after supper–

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December 21, 1835 Monday

21-2 Clear. Cloudy, Thawing. Wrote to Capt. M Cheyney by Capt. Jos. Robinson in answer to his communication. Rec’d 18 inst. Paid for sundries on Saturday Evening last 6 ¼ cts. Paid for sundries today 6 ¼ cts. Was not at my office after supper.

Tuesday, December 22, 1835 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

22~3 [Tuesday, December 22, 1835]

Clear & Moderate. "Frances" accompanied Miss Van Buren, Miss Briggs & Mrs Seslie to the Capitol this morning– I pd. for Sundries at Confectionary 6 1/4 – I bought for Mother Clendenin a fore quarter of beef of a York County man at 4cts per lb. Wrote to H. M. Jamison (& kept Copy) in answer to a letter handed to me by Jno. Brady & on file & sent notes stated in my Copy. Jno. Forster in my office today & left 3 letters & requested me to bring 2 certain Suits against Jas. Mehaffer & Jas. S. Law which I did (v. Dau. Com. Pleas.) Paid Mother Clendenin on acct of Frances & my Boarding $5 & purchase of aforesd. beef today. Handed Frances at Peacocks for her own use 75cts to send to Phila. for a belt by Jane & Fanny Peacock who go to the City tonight for the first time with Geo. N. Baker. [?] Frances, Mary & Self there till 8 ½ p.m. & then went home. Wyeth Esqr with Mary.

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22-3 Clear and moderate. Frances accompanied Miss Van Buren, wife of Briggs, and Mrs. Leslie to the Capitol this morning. I p’d for sundries at Confections 6 ¼—I bought for Mother Clendenin a fore quarter of beef of a York County man at 4 cts per lb. Wrote to A.M. Jamisons (and kept copy) in answer to a letter handed to me by Mr. Prady and on file. Sent notes in my copy. Mr. Forster in my office today. And left 3 letters and requested me to bring 2 certain docts. Adjourn. J.Mehaffey and Jas. S. Law which I did. Paid Mother Clendenin on acct. of Frances and my Boarding $5. In purchase of a fore q. of beef today. Handed Frances at Peacocks for her own use 75 cts to send to Phila for a Belt by Jane and Fanny Peacock who go to the city to night for the first time with Geor. Baker Senator. Frances Mary and self there till 8 ½ P.M. and then went home. L. Wyeth Esqr. with Mary.

Wednesday, December 23, 1835 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

23~4 [Wednesday, December 23, 1835]

Clear, Frozen hard. Pleasant weather. I was not at my office in the afternoon being indisposed by a cold. Com. Elliot’s daughters Mary & Harriet & other ladies at our house at 4 p.m. – I got dose of medicine from Dr. Rutherford– Wrote at Post Office to A. Fitzwater and directed to the care of E. F. Pennypacker Esqr. of H of Rep. "Sch. Co. for deed to Martin Kendig. Spent Evens. at home.

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23-4 Clear. Frozen hard. Pleasant winter night. I was not at my office in the afternoon being indisposed by a cold. Com. Elliotts daughter Mary and Harriet and other ladies at our house at 4 P.M. I got dose of medicine from Dr. Rutherford. Wrote at post office to A. Fitzwater and directed to the care of E.F. Perrypacker Esqr. of H of Rep. "Schuylkill and Chester Co. for deed to Martin Kendig. Spent evening at home.

Thursday, December 24, 1835 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

24~5 [Thursday, December 24, 1835]

Clear & pleasant, hard Frozen. I was engaged as counsel for Genl. Forster [?] before arbitration at Shells Tavern [Bamey] Rock being [?] from 11 A.M. to 1 ½ p.m. – Took walk from 3 1/4 to 4 p.m. Recd. invitation to a party at Henry [Alivards]. I did not go but my wife did– I was indisposed with cold. Recd. letter from Isaac Myers "Port Clinton Schuylkill Co. Dec 22/35" & pd. pos 10cts– Spent Evening at home

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24-5 Clear and pleasant, hard frozen. I was engaged as counsel for Gen. M. Forster. Left before arbitratrating at Shells Tavern Barney Rock being kept from 11A.M. to 1 ½ P.M. Took walk from 3 ¼ to 4 P.M. Rec’d invitation to a party at Henry Ahvards. I did not go but my wife did. I was indisposed with cold. Rec’d letter from Isaac Myers "Port Clinton Schuylkill" Co. "Dec. 22/35" and pd. pos. 10 cts. Spent evening at home.

Friday, December 25, 1835 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

25~6 [Friday, December 25, 1835]

Cloudy, moderate, our Family all dined & Supped at Me. Peacocks. Miss A & B Gibson daughters of Chief Jus. also there– mild all day– Frances, Self, Joseph & little Black Girl went home with Baby at 8 p.m.

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25-6 Cloudy, moderate. Our family all dined and [sipped] at Mr. Peacocks. Miss A.B. Gibson daughter of Chief Jus. also there. Mild all day. Some rain and afternoon unpleasantly damp. Frances, self Joseph and little Black girl went home with Baby at 8 P.M.

Saturday, December 26, 1835 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

December 26 ~ 1835 Saturday

26~7 [Saturday, December 26, 1835]

Cloudy. Muddy. Rain. Recd. in [?] advisor of E[?] v. Newbaker [?] No. 253 Apl. L. 1835 credited by Proth Roberts to me in my acct for writs Atty Legal Fee $3– Paid for a Box of Dr. Lance Jackson’s Lozenges at Lutz’s 37 ½cts. Recd. letter from Jas. Pollock Esqr. "Written Dec 23/35" pd. pos. 10cts (ten cents) & enclosed Sd. Letter in one written to Wm. A. Atlee Highspire Dau. Co. & sent it by Jas. Jefferis, A gent for Stages & Paid Jno. Niles Shoemaker in full for patching Burnt boot & underlaying narrow boots toes & in full of all demands 31 1/4 cts– I was at my office till 9 p.m. taking the Deposition of A O Hiester on Commission he Recd. 16th last. Returned Commission recd on 16th last with testimony of A. O. Hiester to Otho H. Williams Clk of the Washington Co. Court Md. & Wrote to R J Brent Esqr on relation thereto–

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December 26, 1835 Saturday

26-7 Cloudy, muddy. Rain. Rec’d in [Eurich adm. Of Eurich and Newbeker adm.] and No.253 ap. T. 1835 credited by Prof. Roberts to one in my Acct for writs Atty. Legal Fee $3—Paid for a Box of Dr.Lance Jacksons Losenges at Lutz’s 37 ½ cts. Rec’d letter from Jas Pollock Esqr "written Dec.23/35" [popos] 10 cts (ten cent.) Enclosed 2nd letter in one written to Wm. A. Atlee Highspire Dau Co. Sent it by Jas. W. Jefferis. A cent for stamps—Paid M. Miles shoemaker in full for patching Burnt boot and under-laying [Morocco] boots and toes and in full of all demands 31 ¼ cts. I wa at my office till 9 P.M. Taking the Deposition of A. O. Hirster on Commission and rec’d 16th inst. Returned Commission rec’d on 16th inst. written testimony of A.O. Hirster to Otto H. Williams Clk of the Washington Co Court. Mailed and wrote to R.J. Brent Esqr in relation thereto—

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