Sunday, July 10, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

July 10th, 1836

10-1 Clear. Very pleasant. I was at our own church morning and Evening. Went with wife in morning and with Misses M.S.C. and H. Grimshaw in Evening. W. Grimshaw also went with us. I was at the Funeral of M. Small at 5 P.M. he died yesterday.

Monday, July 11, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

11-2 Clear. Beautiful. Worked in garden from 5 ½ to 7 A.M. Was in my office all day. Was at jail to see clients under charge of robbery. Sent "The Penna Reporter" and "State Journal" of the 8th inst to New[lonian?] Cross Roads, Chester Co to Wm E. Haines and Davis Whitting Esqr of Strickerville.

Tuesday, July 12, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

12-3 Clear. Warm. Attended to business for John Lenhart Jacobs vs John Learing [?]. Judge against latter in favour of former in Dau Com Pleas. Frances took walk to Grimshaws place with his girls and others at 6 P.M. I went into the River at 10 P.M. with Misses M.S. Clendenin, F. and J. Peacock, Mrs. Wharton, Leslie and Wm. [Jeshe?] with water [shorts?] on. I commenced wading. [Brackendees? Mad?] Chivalry led to it by his [?] misses.

Wednesday, July 13, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

13-4 Clear. Very warm. Paid for marketing 57 cts. Handed Frances for Household purposes $1.00 to buy coffee and sugar. I was engaged in trying 2 arbitrations vs. M. C. Bucher in favour of the McClintocks being no.77 and 78, April 7, 1836 in Dau ComPleas. Paid Geo King of Cincinatti, Ohio by Frederick Shrom by virtue of a Power of Atty from King to Shrom $119.58. Being the Bal after leaving in my hands $25 fees in Dauphin Com Pleas $15 fees in Sup Ct. $5 Expenses and postage and $20 in favour of an order [?] than in years since by Geo King to his Mother Mary which order I do not know whether it is now in my possession or not. If not, this $20 is yet to be paid to King. This makes the whole $184.58 received by me of the Baron for said King in suit no.39 of Jan 7, 1832 in Dau Com Pleas and new check on the Hbg Bank in favour of said Shrom vs Brewer for said balance of $119.58 (v. the Power of atty and receipt among my loose receipts) and v. ante July 6/35). Was at my office after supper till 9 ¼ P.M. Was in garden working after supper.

Thursday, July 14, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

July 14, 1836, Thursday

14-5 Cloudy. Clear. Warm. Occasional showers. My family spent the day at Peacocks. Boy 16 years of age by name of Reidenhauer drowned in basin of canal last evening. Shunk and I went to burying at 7 P.M. He was not found till about 11 A.M. today. I paid for paper at Peacocks 25 cts. I wrote to D.W. Rawn Phila sending a power of atty for Lydia McClintock to sign and paid postage 12 ½ cts. Paid for segars 6 ¼.

Friday, July 15, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

15-6 Clear. Cloudy. Paid for 1 pt of [?] spirits at Fisks 25 cts. Present Mrs. Putman. Paid Mrs. Peacock for 2 lbs of Butter in full bought by her for us on Tuesday last 30 cts. Paid M. Brooks Esqr for a cast iron furnace $2 ½ for a skillet $1. Went home at 9 ¼ P.M. from our House with Harriet Grimshaw. Went to Peacocks at 8 ¾ P.M. from my office with M.S. Clendenin who had been at Shunks.

Saturday, July 16, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

16-7 Clear. Beautiful. Paid for marketing 76 ½ cts. Worked in garden from 5 to 7 A.M. R.J. Ross’s child near 2 years old was buried this morning having died at 4 A.M. yesterday. Wrote to Lydia McClintock, colored woman and client Phila and kept copy. Sent the "Rep and Journal" of 14 inst to D.W. Rawn, Phila. Went home from our house at 8 ½ P.M. with Misses M.S.C. and C. Grimshaw and then to my office.

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