Sunday, February 21, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

February 21, 1836, Sunday

21-1 Clear. Mild. [?] Snyder at our house in afternoon. Frances and self at our church morning and evening. Rev. Holmes Agnew preached in the Evening. Miss N.McCulloh with us in the morning.

Monday, February 22, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

22-2 Clear and mild. Sleighing nearly done. Paid Ashbel Greens draft for the Bal of the Hbg. Had and Co money (after retaining my fee and expenses $31 and $6.24 ¼. Paid Prof. Duck on the 9th inst.) Received of Mehaffey on the 1st inst. $189.25 in full by a check on "The Harrisburg Bank" for that amt delivered to Jonas Shatter (the runner) who brought me the draft. Received and returned out of the said Hbg Had and Co money received on the 1st inst for postage and $1. And for my pay $30. And for the costs paid to Prof Duck on the 9th inst $6.20. Received two letters from Alexander Provest "Germantown, Febr 19, 1836" one containing enclosures. Also received letter of D.W. Rawn "Phila, Febr. 20th, 1836" paid postage and wrote to him in reply. Received from Lewis Veron [?] Phila, per D.W. Rawn per Colder and Wilson line of stages Lamp Shade in plan of one Broken by our daughter some weeks since and paid postage office runner David Smith for carrying same home 12 ½. Was with Frances at a party at Mrs. C. Wharton’s—her birthday. Small select party. Home at 10 ¼ P.M.

Tuesday, February 23, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

23-3 Clear. Cloudy. Soft snow melting fast. I paid Mugert 12 ½ cts in full for sawing and splitting kindling yesterday for our room at home. Received of M. Roberts, Esq later Cer of the court of quarter [?] of this county in No.19 Aug. 28, 1833; No.6 Nov 28, 1834; No.4,6,9,12,14 Jan. 28, 1835. No.4,10,16 April 28, 1835; 8,14,25 Aug. 28, 1835; No.5,7,8 Nov. 28, 1835 Dep Atty Genl’s FEES $36 ¾. Also received of same in No.14 of Aug 28, 1835 Prosecutors, Mrs. Lucretia Smiths Bill by her directions $4.99 ½ and at same time paid said Roberts out of said receipts of him the Bal in full due him on writs [?] $26.43 (v. Settlement on his writ book) paid for sundries at Maroni[?] Hall 6 ¼ cts. Received letter from M.C. Bucher (present) in answer to mine of 18th inst and wrote to him in reply and kept copy. Shunk and I at office late 9 ½ P.M. then went to Nagles Hotel and took glass of ale.

Wednesday, February 24, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

24-4 Cloudy. Soft. Very wet and bad walking. Received yesterday of Prof. Duck (by him credited to me in my ([?] for writs} Dep. Atty. Genl FEE $7 ½ in No.3 and 23, Aug. 28, 1835 and in No. 3 of Jan. 1836. Received letter with enclosures of Jas. Pollock, Esq "Milton Febr. 20th, 1836" and [?] to take Depositions and paid postage 20 cts. Received note from M.C. Bucher in answer to mine of last evening and took him voucher acquired. Paid Jacob Anderson for work done at my office [?] 12 cts in full. Was at office till 9 ½ P.M. and Shunk and self went to Nagles for ale.

Thursday, February 25, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

February 25th, 1836, Thursday

25-5 Clear. Cold. Frozen hard again last night. Received of [?] Depy Atty General FEES $20.50 in No.15, No. 33; No.21, 34, 35 Aug.28, 1834; No.3,5,19 Nov. 1834; No.3 Jan.28, 1835; and no.1,2,3, Nov.28, 1835. Paid for sundries 6 cts. Wrote to M. Stitzer Schuylkill Co in answer to his letter received 19th inst and sent it by Henry Peffer to "Gratz" to the care of H. Schreun[?] Esq. Was at the office till 9 ½ P.M. and Shunk also when he and self went to Nagles and drank glass of ale each.

Friday, February 26, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

26-6 Snowing when we got up. Snow at 11 A.M. 6 or 8 inches deep on top of old. I was at M.C. Buchers store this morning and took down on a paper with a led pencil as he gave it to me [?] receipts. Expenses by him about the McClintock Estate and at same time signed 2 articles of Agreement for McClintock houses. Witness Geo. Hire a young man in his store and left said article with M.C.B. who had [?] hereto signed them for his wards. Deposited in "The Harrisburg Bank" $50 (v. Bank Book) Received letter from Martin Stambaugh of Perry Co, Febr 22, 1836 in answer to mine of the 17th inst and telling me that he had received the Lindby and Speck money on 7th April last and paid postage 6 cts. Also received letter from Lydia McClintock "Phila, Febr. 23rd, 1836" in answer to mine of 16 last month. Paid for sundries at Nagles Hotel 5 cts. A. Atlee was in my office today asking advice and was at the office till 9 ½ P.M. finished reading "Spragues letters."

Saturday, February 27, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

27-7 Clear. Cloudy. Cold. Was at my office all day. Was not there after tea but spent evening at home reading Extra Globe and Reporter to Frances and her mother.

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