Sunday, November 26, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Nov. 26, 1837 Sunday

26~~1 Clear~ Beautiful. Hard Frozen, not very Cold. – I was at home all day indisposed by a cold in the head.

Monday, November 27, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

27~~2 Clear~ beautiful Hard Frozen,- not very cold. Was at Court all day- [Paid] Mr. [?] 25 [cents] on [account] of $1.25 for Sawing & Splitting about 1 cord of Hickory wood for me & gave him credit for the remaining $1. On his note of $5 due me (v note for some other credits this $1) [Received?] of [Terry?] Hagan Fee $5 for defending him on a charge of conspiracy (v ante 25 inst. & 22 Aug. last.) Attended Arbitration at 1 ½ P.M. for [?] of [Price?] & vs. Fisher? 47 Aug. ? 7.? 1837. (v ante 11 inst.) [received letter from [William] Strong Esq. Reading Nov [.] 26 [1837] & [paid] [Postage] 10 [cents] in answer to mine of 21 inst. ~ [Received] letter by hand of [Sheriff?] Cochran of [William] A. Atlee, [Dauphin] [County] Nov. 27 [1837] Also [received] letter and enclosures from P. Frazer Smith esq. "West Chester, [Chester] [County] Pa. Nov. 24 [1837] Mother & Self took tea at Peacocks where we spent [evening]. I wrote to [William?] Ramsey Esq. Carlisle [Pennsylvania] About Cause on our [Trial?] List for this Week-

Tuesday, November 28, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

28~~3 Clear~Beautiful~ Hard Frozen, not very Cold. Wrote to [William] Ramsey Esq. by Mr. [Merrly?] on same subject as last Evening. [Received] of [Jonathan?] [Sneirly?] by retaining [arbitration] pay in suit no. 10 Nov. [7?] 1837 [Snevily?] [vs.?] [Hulings?] credited in my [account] by [Provost?] [Duck?] Fee $3. On [account] in said suit Paid [Arbitration?] in 110? 47 Aug. [7?] 1837 P[indecipherable] [?] [?] Fisher [Dauphin] [County] [Pennsylvania] their fees $9 for which I gave Mr. McKinney one of them a [check] a [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution] [Received] of the [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution] as of the 6 inst. Dividends $7.35 on my stock [paid] in [?] $210 for 6 [months] up to [80?] 6 inst. At 3 ½ Pr. Cr. Which was that day [indecipherable]ed to my credit as a Deposit in [said] inst. Of [lump] Sum of $7.35 (vide my [deposit] Book & This entry this day made but of that date Jewish Missionary Converted to Christianity, name of [Wolf?] admitted to order in The Episcopal Church Came to learn & Lectured in that Church this [evening]. Mother & Frances went. I spent [evening] at home. Wrote to P. Frazer Smith Esq. West Chester in answer to his [received] Yesterday told him to send $2 for [expenses], time Also to D.W. Rawn [Philadelphia] for [Saturday?] Courier for {Samuel] Ressinger & about my [Saturday?] Chronicle [paid] [postage] 12 ½ [cents]

Wednesday, November 29, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

[days in office] Nov. 29~ 1837 Wednesday

29~~4 Clear~ Mild. Paid for Marketing 3 [cents] not Frozen~Thawing~ Our [court] [adjourned] & Jury [discharged] at 10 ½ A.M. till Monday Next. I tried for [?] [Stokes?] [Hunn] vs. [William?] Church no. 81 Nov. [7?] 1835 after for Moving the Court for the admission of [?] [L.?] Ramsey Esq. of Cumberland [County] as an [attorney] in our courts who was Co- Counsel & also a witness in said case. I heard Rev. [M.] Wolf Converted Jewish Missionary this morning in Episcopal Church. ~Paid [J.?] [Lesley] [?] of "The [?] [Library?] Association" Two Semi-annual contributions due 1 June 1837~ $2.00 (v. Loose Receipts) Drew [check] on the [Harrisburg][Savings][Institution] in favor of [Mr.] [Franklin?] For $4. Two of which [paid] the [said] cont. & $2 ½ [?] Shunks do for him. Was at [Episcopal] [church] this afternoon Spent time, to hear Jewish [Mr.?] Rev. [?] [Wolf?] then took walk 3 or 4 miles, & after tea went with Eliza Cameron & [?] A. Jane {Storyhten?] to hear same at [Germa]} [Reformed] Church from Peacocks with rest of their family~ home at 8 ½ P.M., having left with Mrs. Shunk [?] the Lecture was through- she having [answered?] to stay only About an hour & Shunk being in [?] other end.

Thursday, November 30, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Nov. 30~1837

30~~~~5 Clear~ Beautiful~ very mild- not Frozen- Paid [William] Bale on [account] of the Balance of this half of the Damages Recovered in Bale vs. [?] 126 [August] [7?] 1837 (the Said Balance being after the payment of $10 made by me to him 22nd inst. $54.03) $14.03 and leaves now of said Balance in my hands $40.00 which is to be held by me until his [Suit] 125. of same Terms is tried (v. [Receipt] [Book]) Drew [check] on The [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution] in favor of self for $5 [?] money. Was at the Lutheran Church in the afternoon & Evening, the latter time with M[indecipherable] C. Cameron, [N.?] [S.?] Clendenin & Peacocks [girls?] to hear Rev. Mr. [Wolf] (v. ante from 28 inst. onward). Home at 9 ¾ P.M. at [Dr.?] R’s shot at 9 P.M.

Friday, December 1, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

[December] 1~~~6 Clear~Cloudy~ very mild- not Frozen~ [Paid] Mr. Rhoads, Storekeeper, by [check] on the [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution] for Basin Pitcher & Chamber, [last?] with lid $2.12 ½~ Paid for apples 22 [cents], took walk 2 or 3 miles about 4 P.M. Handed Frances for Family purposes 75 [cents] spent Evening after tea at home on [account] of indisposition in left side of head.

Saturday, December 2, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

[days in office] December 2 1837 Saturday

2~~7 Clear~ beautiful- very mild- not Frozen. Paid for 1 ½ Bushels Cornmeal $1.20~ & for Marketing Sausage & apples 28 ¾ [cents]. Drew [check] on the [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution] in favor of Jacob [?] for of whom I bought 1 [?] of Cornmeal 87 ½ [cents] being 7 ½ overpaid. Paid [Simmons?] chair Maker for Poker handle 6 [cents] by his [turning] boy present another of his boys~

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