Sunday, November 19, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

19~~1 Clear~ Beautiful-~Very Moderate warm, I was at our Church morning & Evening first with mother & then in Evening with Frances. Home at 8 P.M.

Monday, November 20, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

20~~2 Clear~Beautiful~very warm Mr. [Tesm?] Of our [Court?] Commenced today- [Received] Of Mr. [Agg?] Esq. Stenographer for [reference?] [Concerning?] $110- in full of Claim for Mr. F. Webb sent to F.R. Shunk on which [Agg?] [paid] me on the 13 inst. $130 Paid [George] Newbecker $1.25 in full for bringing about 1 cord of Hickory wood from the mouth of [Powel’s?] Creek being the [balance?] of a lot of wood I bough last April?, was at my office till 9 P.M. home.

Tuesday, November 21, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

21~~3 Clear~Beautiful~warm, real "Indian Summer" & has been for some days. Wrote to [William] Strong Esq. Reading Pa. On same Subject as I wrote to him the 7 inst. & [paid postage] 10 [cents], [received] letter from [L.?] Chew Esq. [Philadelphia], Nov. 20, 1837 & [paid postage] 12 ½ [cents] in answer to mine to Alexander Provost? Of the 15 inst. Paid F.R. Shunk Esq. for Mr. F. Webb $240 in full of money [received?] of [?] 13th & 20 of this [month] (v. Shunk [recorded] it in my Book) and at same time [Received] of [said] Shunk out of said $240, my ½ of the whole charge For collection being Fee $20. Shunk will retain same [amount]

Wednesday, November 22, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

[days in office] Nov. 22 ~ 1837 Wednesday

22~~~4 Cloudy~ Mild~ Paid for Marketing 70 [cents] Paid [William?] Bale on [account] of the [balance] of his half of the damages recovered in 125 [August] [7?] 1837 (the [unpaid] Balance being (after taking out of his half $12,~$4,~$28.39 ½ & $4.50) $64.03) $10 vide [receipt] Book & ante 11 Nov. inst.) Rain in [evening] from 5 ½ to 8 or 9 P.M. Ms. Peacock [&] 4 Daughters, & Mr. S.C. took tea at our house, ~ I spent [evening] at home.

Thursday, November 23, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

23~~5 Cloudy, Clear, Cloudy, windy, Cold, but not Frozen at 11 A.M. [Received] of [Provost?] [Duck?], that is by him credited to me in my [account] for [Witnesses] [?] in suit no. 10 Nov. 7 1837 in [Dauphin?] [?] P. {snevily?] vs. [Huling?] [Attorney] & [M.?] Legal Fee $4. Wrote to S. Chew Esq. [Philadelphia] in answer to his [letter?] 21 inst. & Kept Copy, was not at my office after tea, Witnessed Execution of some paper at request of [William] [Ayres?] Esq. in [Provost’s] office by some man unknown to me, as well as contents of this paper,- man said in my hearing in reply to intimidation from [William] Ayres that contents of paper had been made known to him

Friday, November 24, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

24~~6 Cloudy, hard Frozen, not very cold looks like snowing, Wrote to James Findlay Esq., Pittsburg to attend for [debt?] to [Crop?] [Exchange?] Witnesses in suit 78 Nov. [7?] 1837 vs. [Grossman] & Enclosed to him a Fee $5 this morning [received] of [Grossman?] for that purpose, sent copy of [account] [?] in package which I sent by James Cowden who goes to be a [clerk] on "The Exchange Bank" at Pittsburg Handed Frances for family purposes 75 [cents] Drew [check] on The [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution] in favor of [?] Ressinger for $3 change on [subscription] to "The [?] [?]." Spent [evening] after tea at home.

Saturday, November 25, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

25~~7 Clear~ Hard Frozen~ Tolerable Cold Paid for Marketing 27 [cents]~ was in court nearly all day was concerned for Terry [Hagan], a criminal in a Prosecution against him & [Robert] [Laville?] for a conspiracy on [A.?] [Heunes?] information. After [McCormick?] Was engaged for [Laville?] & We tried them both together & got through at 8 P.M. having begun about 5 P.M. Jury to bring [verdict] in at 9 A.M. tomorrow. [Received] two letters from [L.?] Chew Esq. [Philadelphia Nov. 24, 1837], each, in answer to mine of 23 inst.

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