Sunday, December 3, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

3~~~1 Clear~ Beautiful~Mild~ was at our Church Morning & afternoon where our own Minister preached in morning & the Rev. [Josuah?] Wolf (Misssionary) in the afternoons, & at the [German] [Reformed] [Church] in [Evenings] where Mr. Wolf preached on the "Signs of the times." The [?] were crowded in the afternoon & [evening] ~ home at 9 ½ P.M.

Monday, December 4, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

4~~~2 Clear~ Pleasant~ Mild~ was in Court nearly all day- Wrote to Major Henry Runyon (client) Millersburg [Dauphin] [County] about Case on Trial Sent for this week to come down on Thursday morning by [appointment] with Fisher opposing Counsel, I attended for Henry [Fyatts?] at Es[indecipherable] [Leiler’s?] at 6 P.M. in a case by [George] Wolfens [indecipherable] against him, ~ M. [L.?] [?] took tea with us. Home with her at 8 ½ home at 9 P.M.

Tuesday, December 5, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

5~~3 Clear ~ Beautiful~ Mild ~ Somewhat Frozen, I was at Court principally all day. Spent Evening after tea at home to bed 8 ½ P.M.

Wednesday, December 6, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

6~~4 Clear~ very Pleasant & Beautiful, I rose at 4 ½ A.M. & at 5 A.M. went for Dr. [William] W. [Rutherford?] For my wife who gave birth to a very fine large son at about 7 ½ A.M.~ Mrs. Putman & Mother & the Dr. were the only persons presents when the Child was born~ Mrs. [Putman] was also present when our Daughter Elizabeth was born. Handed Mother for Frances for Family purposes $1.00~ [Received] Yesterday of Henry [Fyatts?] for Services Monday [evening] Fee $2. (Silver) do not take up fee then $5 in any case except as a favor or gift ( for certain reasons) to the individual Paid for Marketing 63 [cents],~ went for Mrs. Eliza [Russell?] to nurse my wife found her at Wilson’s? Hotel nursing H.G. Rogers Esq. of Pittsburg, [member] of Ref. Cen. She went to my house at 11 A.M. about. Wrote to D.W. Rawn [Philadelphia] & [paid] [postage] 12 ½ informing them of birth of our little one. Was at our usual Evening Weekly meeting~ [Received] Retaining Fee $5. Of Mr. [McMahone?]~ home from office at 8 ½ P.M.

Thursday, December 7, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

[days in office] [December] 7 ~1837 Thursday

7~~~5 Clear~ Beautiful~ Milder- I was at Capital 2 hours this morning ~ [Received] of [Provost?] [Duck?] by him Credited in My [account] for [?] [?] in no. 10 [August] [7?] 1837 [Dauphin] [County] [Pleaded?]. Runyon vs. [?] our settlement by parties of Case [Attorney] [?] Legal Fee $2.75 [Thomas] Franklin [?] Fellow defended by me on charge of Burglary & Larceny worked splitting open wood for me about 2/3 of the day. Allowed him $1 for I on his note due me of $25 [up?] one other $1 for work some time ago. Was at my office after tea till 9 P.M.

Friday, December 8, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

8~~~6 Clear~ Beautiful~ Moderate although Some ice this morning yet not very cold~ Paid Jerry Kelly ([Colored] Man) in full of all demands for [Coopering?] 68 [cents] for which I gave him a [check] on the [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution] (v. Receipt Book) [Postage] 5 [cents] on [December] [month] of "The Gentlemens Magazine" was at Court till 8 ½ P.M.

Saturday, December 9, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

9~~7 Cloudy~ Much colder~ [Snow] from about noon~ Paid for Marketing $1.48 ¼ that is for about 22 [quarts?] [shellbanks?] 50 [cents], ~ A Turkey 43 ¾ 3 Large head cabbage 12 ½ [cents] ~ Meat 20 [cents] & [?] 23 [cents] ~ Spent [evening] at home, M. [L.?]. C. took tea with us

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