Sunday, July 24, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

24-1 Clear. Very warm. Thunder. Gust and rain after 3 P.M. I was at our church morning and evening. With mother in morning and Frances in Evening.

Monday, July 25, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

25-2 Clear. Cloudy. Warm. Handed Jn Machausky a Polander 12 ½ cts. Paid Solomon Sprigman $2.75 in full for building 2 new Files "[omnium? Gatherum?] (v. Bill and Receipt). Received of Philip Newbeker by his son Jn and Mr. McCoy on a flat by canal 12 salt shad. Paid Heury Jones for wheeling them in to my House from the Canal 6 ¼ cts. Received from the P. Office 6 additional numbers of "Celebrated Trials" making with the No 1 received on the 18 inst. 2 copies complete wanting 1 No and no 1 on which the pos charged is 90 cts counting 60 sheets. [?] at same rate the no received 18 inst must be 11 ¼ cts. Was at Peacocks and Grimshaws.

Tuesday, July 26, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

July 26th, 1836, Tuesday

26-3 Cloudy. Rain. Paid Wm Butter, Black man, for carrying a "Half Mackrel Barrel" from Wm Bells store to my house to put Shad in got yesterday and putting them in 6 ¼ cts. I was at Land office yesterday morning on Lansing Witmore’s business (v. 23 [?].) Paid $2 out of surplus of $50.28 on the certificate on 23 inst for the order of appraisement from Land office of 2 islands in Allegheny River according to Mr. Witmore directions. I wrote to Lansing Witmore, Warren, in answer to his letter 22nd inst enclosing to him 19 Receipts from St. Treas for 19 tracts of land in McKean Co and kept copy of letter; also wrote and enclosed Herim Payne, Deputy Surveyor of McKean Co at Smithport 19 warrants for the survey of the said 19 tracts of land. Also wrote to Wm Culbertson, Warren, enclosing him the orders of aforesaid for the islands in the Allegheny River, all in persuance of the directions of Mr. Witmore’s said letter. I stopped at Grimshaws door on my way home and saw Miss Rand and the letter to send from her sister to her.

Wednesday, July 27, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

27-4 Clear. Beautiful. Paid for marketing 29 ¾ cts. Handed Frances to pay Hannah’s wages in full to this day and discharged her $1.75 and 25 cts for other purposes. Deposited in the Harrisburg Bank $45. Frances and self were at our meeting and hotel at Hughes on our way home and took mineral water. Also stopped short time at Peacocks.

Thursday, July 28, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

28-5 Clear. Cloudy. Coolish. Received letter from M. Mitchell Esqr "Mount He[?] Furnace Centre Co, July 26th, 1836" in answer to mine of the 18th inst and paid pos 12 ½. Was at the Funeral at 6 ½ P.M. with Frances of Alex Graydons child about 16 or 18 months old that died yesterday morning. Wrote to Isaac Myers, Port Clinton, informing him of my letter of 25th of last month of which I kept a copy and to which I have yet received no reply. Frances and self were at Peacocks after tea at small party. Geo Small and others. Planted their celery from last Monday to today. I planted my Celery 22nd last month. Williams at Masonic Hall planted about same time. This perhaps was rather early. It remains to be seen. Paid for segars 6 ¼.

Friday, July 29, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

July 29, 1836, Friday

29-6 Cloudy. Rain. Coolish. Handed Frances for family purposes $2. Received letter from Isaac Myers, "Port Clinton, Schuylkill Co, July 26/36" and paid postage 10 cts. Paid Weitzel’s brothers for 1 doz small bottles ale 50 cts. Wrote to D.W. Rawn in answer to his letter received 18th inst wishing him to ascertain certain facts with regard to Y. Eavenson L. Pennela. Also wrote to L.A. Godey, Publisher of "Celebrated Trials" Phila enclosed this letter in D.W. Rawns and sent by Genl M. Forster. Shunk indisposed. Was at his room till 8 ½ P.M.

Saturday, July 30, 1836 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

30-7 Cloudy. Some rain. Warm. Received letter from Wm Hunter admr of Samuel Henry "Millerstown, Perry Co, July 28th/36." Wrote in reply. Paid for marketing 95 cts. Paid for turnip seed 6 ¼ cts. Paid for Ice cream Masonic Hall Frances and self 12 ½ cts. Wrote to E.P. Pearson Esqr Lebanon. Enclosed subpoena handed to me by him some time since and sent letter by McCormick Esqr.

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