Sunday, March 6, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

6-1 Clear. Moderate. Rev. Dr. Ludlow, Provost of the University of PA preached in our church this morning. Frances and self there morning and afternoon. Miss McCulloh also.

Monday, March 7, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

7-2 Clear. Cloudy. Moderate. Paid Caldwell black fellow in p.o. present J.P. Esqr 12 ½ cts in full for going to one John Powers a mile from town for me a few days since. Wrote to Thomas Evans druggist Phila in relation to the money received of Sheriff of Perry Co on 3rd inst and kept copy. Handed Frances for her own use $2. Frances and self went to monthly concert of prayer at our church when I paid in collection 6 ¼ cts. Wm Wells Esqr of Fayette Co spent evening at our house. I received of Prof Duck $3.12 ½ in care of Forster or Huggins No.29, 1834 being an amt deducted on argument before the court from defendants Bill of certs as filed and received on acct of FEE from [?].

Tuesday, March 8, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

8-3 Clear. Beautiful. I removed again into the Front office it having been papered, painted, and white washed. Paid F.R. Shunk Esq $30 by a check on Harrisburg Bank in full for the rent of said front office from the 1 April, 1835 to the 1 April 1836 (vide his receipt in receipt book) and agreed with him for 1 year to end on 1 April 1837 for said front office at $50 for the whole year (v. memo of agreement in my pocket book signed by he and myself.) Received letter from D.W. Rawn "Phila, March 5, 1836" Paid 2 Black Fellows 6 cts in full for moving my desks to and from Shunk’s back office again into my front office. I was engaged today in my office taking the depositions of M. Kruger (or Gruber), Elizabeth Powers, M. Power before M. Davis Esq for a suit to be tried in Sunbury. M. A. Weidman at my office this afternoon and spent evening at our house. Frances and myself went to a party at Gen. W. Harris Esqr’s and stayed till 10 ¼ P.M. N. Biddle part of the U. States Bank there. J.M. Scott Esqr, Saul S. Ingham, Gov. Ritner and others of [?]. It was a very pleasant select party and the refreshments were in abundance and brought into the room near continually.

Wednesday, March 9, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

March 9, 1836, Wednesday

9-4 Clear. Beautiful. I was at market this morning. Received letter from Thomas Evans-druggist Phila. March 7, 1836 and paid postage 12 ½ cts. Also from S. Chew Esqr, Phila March 7th 1836 answering my letter to A. Provost of 29th last month and paid postage 12 ½ cts. Paid for coat line and facing at Geoff [Bucher] 50 cts. I was at the Capitol this morning and paid for sundries 12 ½ cts. Was at a state temperance meeting in our church with M. Weidman several speeches made after which we went to Peacock’s at 9 P.M. with Misses [Nancy?] McCulloh. M.S.C. and house at 9 ½ P.M.

Thursday, March 10, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

10-5 Rain. Nearly all day. I paid E. Guyer present Editor of the Harrisburg Chronicle for D.W. Rawn (v. instructions of his letter received of inst) $1 in full for his paper to the end of the Session of Legislature and told him then to discontinue (v. his receipt). I dined with M. A. Weidman at Nagles Hotel, at which we drunk a Bottle of Wine and smoked [?]. Weidman, W.Wells Esqr of Fayette Co and self were at Peacocks after tea from 8 ½ to 9 ½ P.M. Received letter from Thomas Evans druggist Phila in answer to mine of 7th inst. Paid mother Clendenin (by check on the Hbg Bank) $48 Bal in full for the Boarding of self and family from the 8th July 1833 to the 1 April 1836 being 134 [weeks], 3 days or 136 ½ w. after deducting 1 week, 5 days for advance whole amount $538 at $4 per week. Paid up to 2nd June 1835 $350 since 2nd June to this day $140 and this day $48 in full the Bal v. receipt.

Friday, March 11, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

11-6 Clear. Cold. Hard frozen. Wrote to Thomas Evans, Druggist Phila in answer to his letter received yesterday. Paid L. Mytingers (Taylor) present B.G. Galbraith $1 ¼ in full of all demands for mending and lining frock coat. Miss Harriet Grimshaw took tea with us and I went home with her after my return from my office at 9 ½ P.M.

Saturday, March 12, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

12-7 Clear. Very cold. The River at this place broke up Monday or Tuesday last. I was at market this morning, at court all day and at my office till 9 P.M. Alexander Graydon at my office at 9 P.M. I paid James Peacock in full for "The Congressional Globe" for the session of 1835-6.

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