Sunday, December 17, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

17~~1 Snow 4 or 6 inches deep. Hard Crusted ~ Sleeting nearly all day~ Slippery~ I was at our Church in morning & at German [Reformed] [Church] in [evening] where Rev. Mr. More or Capt. More lectured as agent for the "[Philadelphia] Bible Society" took up a collection, I gave 12 ½ [cents] home from Church with Fanny Peacock & home to my own house at 9 P.M.

Monday, December 18, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

18~~2 Rain till 10 or 11 A.M. Slush shoe top deep~ Cleared Coldish about noon, some few Sleighs running. Was at my office principally all day. At McKinney’s office & Served Copy of Interrogation on [William] Bostick for [Mr.?] McMahon client. Home from office after tea at 9 P.M.

Tuesday, December 19, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

19~~3 Clear~ Frozen~ tolerable Sleighing [Received] letter from [William] S. Ramsey Esq. Carlisle Dec. 16 [1837] in answer to mine of 14 inst. Also [received] letter from William A. Atlee halfway home Dec. 19 [1837] by hands of [William] Cattrell with Enclosures from Isaac? C. Kauffman- [paid] John Crozier for a Quearter of beef. Hind quarter weighing 99 lbs. At $6.50 for hundred & some to $6.43 for which I drew him a [check] on the [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution] tried case of Mr. M. Eberman vs. [?] [Griffith?] no. 66 Nov. [7?] 1837 before [Arbitrators?] at 10 ½ to 1 P.M., [said] Crozier cut up my beef for me. [Received] letter from Mr. K. Findlay Esq. "Lancaster City" Dec. 19 [1837] And replied thereto [postage] 10 [cents] [?] letter, - put down my beef this [evening] tonight~ spent [evening] at home.

Wednesday, December 20, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

20~~4 Clear~ Cloudy~ Was up at 6 A.M. & to Market Bought a Pig of Henry Miller weighing 195 lbs. at $6.25 per hundred & came to $12.18 ¾ for which I drew him a [check] on "The [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution]" Also another pig of Jonas Swartz of 163 lbs. for $10.18 ¾ and drew [check] in his favor on the [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution] for that Sum. Paid for a Single Ham of 10 lbs 75 [cents], & for butter and apples 49 ½ [cents]~ Paid Stone Bill (v B R) at A. [?] $1.57 & drew [check] in his favor on [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution] for that Sum Paid for ½ lb pepper 10 [cents] [Paid] [William] Egbert, [colored?] fellow, for assisting me about cutting my Pork 25 [cents], Cut on Sausage meat [?] ourselves with [said] [William’s] help David Pool Esq. [Married?] 13 inst. to Sarah McCord.

Thursday, December 21, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

[days in office] [December] 21. 1837

21~~5 Clear & Cloudy~ Sleighing tolerable good many sleights running last [evening]. [Received] note from Finance Hagan, Prisoner, (presently) of this date. Stuffed our Sausages [& spent day helping?], I seasoned them that is mixed it~ Put Pickle on my Pork packed last [evening]. [William] S. Ramsey Esq. in my office on Subject of his letter [received] 19 inst. ~ Dr. [Jonathan?] A. Weidman at my house at 8 to 9 P.M. I took him to my wifes Chamber~ on his way to the City of [Philadelphi]~ He left at 9 P.M.

Friday, December 22, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

22~~~6 Clear & Cloudy~ sleighing tolerable~ was at my office all day Called at Mrs. Musgraves at 6 P.M. to see Mr. & Mrs. Tyler (late Mrs. Wharton) Met Henry [Matters?] [Chairman?] of W Bank there~ also Daughter 15 or 16 years old of Tyler’s~, Staid till near 9 P.M. & home

Saturday, December 23, 1837 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

23~~7 Cloudy, Cold, Sleighing pretty good paid for Marketing 28 [cents] ~ Wrote to [Joshua?] D. Bi[indecipherable] Esq. [Attorney] at Law & [Justice] of Peace [?] [Bank’s?] [C.E.O.] on [witnessing] for my client Mr. McMahon who [paid] [postage] 3 [cents] on [said] letter & 2 enclosures. Took Sleigh ride toward town with Ezra [Grossman?] at 10 ½ A.M. 10 [minutes] or so. Served notice with Shunk on tenants. Home 9 P.M.

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