Sunday, July 3, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

3-1 Clear. Very warm. I was at our church morning and afternoon with Frances and her mother.

Monday, July 4, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

4-2 Cloudy. Clear. Very warm. Fine air in afternoon. I have been much occupied today as 1 of the "Committee of [Moderation?]" of the Dem. Jackson and Van Buren party at 11 A.M. The committee of Shunk, Cameron, Johnson and self went in person to the German Reformed Church where the "Young Mens" Convention of about 5 or 600 delegates were sitting and invited them to join our celebration in the woods at 1 P.M. They replied by a Committee [?] and at 1 P.M. Near 1000 democrats must have marched to the woods. I announced from the Stand the office of the meeting and the Reader of the Declaration of Independence and also the order of setting to dinner and Judge Blythe prefaced the reading of the declaration of Independence by himself by some very appropriate remarks. Geo Kremer made a speech. Many letters and [?] from the President, Vice President, and other distinguished individuals were read, etc, etc. (V. [?] Reporter of next Friday for whole proceedings) at 5 P.M. were returned to town in order

July 4, 1836, Monday

4-2 Cont’d I paid 50 cts. to young Hummel in the woods for music (Show Bank) Many of my old friends among whom was Wm Harris of Chester Co. were in my office this morning. Among the latter H.D. Gilpin. My family was at Peacocks all day and we took tea there, where I was introduced to young Sanderson who took tea there with us. Was at a Democratic meeting in the market House after 8 P.M. to 10 P.M.

Tuesday, July 5, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

5-3 Clear. Very warm. At 9 A.M. I went with Misses M. S. Clendenin, and J. Peacock and E. Cameron to the young mens Dem Com setting in the Ger Ref Church. Went back with same ladies in the afternoon. I paid for sundries W.E. Haines Esqr Whitting of Chester Co and self at [Wi]lsons Hotel 26 cts. Philip Newbeker at my office and took tea with us. I was at S.D. Pattersons with members of young mens Dem Com at [?].

Wednesday, July 6, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

6-4 Clear. Warm. Paid for marketing 47 cts. Worked in the garden from 5 to 7 A.M. Received of Philip Newbeker admr of Jacob Newbeker FEE $20 in full for my professional services in Alruks and Parke vs Newbeker in No.241 April 7, 1835 Dau Com Pleas. Also received from him $13.20 paid by me for him to B. Parke as Atty for Geo Diffenbaugh and wife out of distribution of Bal in said Philips hands as admr of Peter Newbeker. Also received of said Philip as admr of Jacob $5 paid by me for a writ of Error in said Alruck and Parke case 14th of May last. Also received of him $6 to pay for Paper books in said case. Paid M. Learing $10 (ten dollars) on acct of Shoemaker Bill for self and family rendered from 19 June ’35 to May 14/36. Paid Wm McClure Esqr $30 in full of money Borrowed on the 17th of last month. Was with some 15 or 20 convention men to take glass of wine at Shunks at about 9 ½ P.M. and then home.

Thursday, July 7, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

7-5 Clear. Warm. I worked in the garden before breakfast. Mother Clendenin went this morning at 6 ½ A.M. to Duncans Island in a carriage with Mrs. Haldeman, Daughter Sarah and 2 young children. Mrs H’s carriage

July 7, 1836, Thursday

7-5 Cont’d I paid Geo Kunkle for the M. Wister Jr of the money received by me of J.G. Jauss on the 2nd inst. (per order of said Wister’s letter of 2nd May last) $25 in full for Division Fence and put up new [?] and [?] by said Kunkel. Wrote to the Editors of the Saturday Courier to send their paper to Jas Cowden of this place and M. Newbeker of Halifax each for 1 year. Also to discontinue Philip Newbekers paper when his year is up. Also to have my "Vide Mecum" now "Phila, Saturday New [?] Gazette." Discontinued when my year is up in September and to tell S.A. Godey to send me 3 copies of a New Publication by him about commencing to be cont’d about 5 mos called "Celebrated Trials" sending one of said 3 copies to Kind Findlay Esqr Lancaster. Also to publish it they will gratuitously a notion of my profession as former editors did. And Paid postage 12 ½ cts. Received note from S. F. Reed Esqr of Phila (present). Frances and self took tea at Peacocks and went home at 9 P.M. I then went to Harris and Jacks for a scythe to mow in my garden.

Friday, July 8, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

8-6 Clear. Very warm. I received from Chris Seiler late clerk of the orphans court of this county refunded by sum on Receipt no.7 of Philip Newbekers Sup admr A/c upon the estate of Peter Newbeker, charges by said Seiler for a copy of said A/c which he never made having gone out of office before said A/c confirmed and which copy I made in the office today. Myself and hence am entitled to pay Hannah Hob (our Black Woman) and for family purposes $1 ¾. Paid for cutting my hair 12 ½ cts. Paid for segars 6 ¼. Mother Clendenin and Mrs. Haldeman came home from Duncans Island. Worked in garden after tea.

Saturday, July 9, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

9-7 Clear. Warm. Paid for marketing 48 cts. Received of the Harrisburg Savings Institution $202.65 in full of a deposit [?] $200 made on the 8 Febr last and the interest being the $2.65 on said deposit at 4 Pr Ct for 4 mos. Deposited in the Harrisburg Bank $200. I sent the "Penna Rep and State Journal" of the 1st of 8 inst to D.W. Rawn, Phila. I was at Grimshaws [?] with himself and Daughters and [?] and M. S. Clendenin.

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