Sunday, January 14, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

14~~1 Clear~ Pleasant~ Mildish~ Mother & Self at our church morning & afternoon~ [Received] letter from [Mr.?] K. Findlay Esq. "Lancaster [January] 12 [1838]" in answer to mine of 10 inst. with on e of the letters then sent enclosed in an open note from Maglauchlin Security required endorsed on said letter, these sent to my house by Maglouchlin, spent [evening] at home

Monday, January 15, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

15~~2 clear~ Pleasant~ Mild. Did not Freeze last night~ [Court?] [Commenced?] today~ [Received] of [Mr.?] [McMahon?] $4 [Arbitration] pay [paid] by me for him [Saturday] last and also on [account] of Services & Fee $1~ that is [Received] same [in?] a $5 note. Was engaged for [said] [McMahon] in [?] vs. McCabe for [?] & Bat. At instance of McMahon also engaged for debt [Mr.] Powers [?] & Tried for Larceny. Wrote note to [Thomas?] Hunt present & Kept Copy on Subject

January 15~ 1838 Monday

15~~2 [Continued…] of claim [received] from [J.?] G. Clarkson Esq. on [Saturday] last. Was at Court & my office till 9 P.M.

Tuesday, January 16, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

16~~3 Clear~ Pleasant~ Mild~ was in Court principally all day~ Paid Black Harriet for matches 10 [cents] ~ Alexander Provost of [Philadelphia] [County] at my House & office this Evening. I took Glass of wine with him at [Nagles?] Hotel. Anti-Slavery Convention [Commenced?] its first [?] Session in large room of [Altan’s?] Hotel this day~ I was in there a few minutes about 8 ½ P.M.

Wednesday, January 17, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

17~~4 Cloudy~ Some rain about breakfast time~ Clear, warm from 9 or 91/2 A.M. all day~ Mild as Spring~ no Frost last night [Josiah?] B. [Alvaine?] Esq. of [Philadelphia] [?] of [House] of [Representatives] died at [Mesons?] Hotel night before last.~ Paid for Marketing $1.40 ½ [?] 3 dead Fowls 37 ½ [cents] 1 lb. Butter 25 [cents] 1 [quart] Homony 7 [cents] apples 2 [cents] 1 [bushel] Cornmeal 75 [cents] Deposited in [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution] $115 of which $115 [received] $114.20 ($4.20 in Silver) of [Pennsylvania] BK office in this [plea?] on [Mole?] [Buchens?] Check of 13 inst.~ [Received] letter from Sister Julia Ann Rawn [Philadelphia] [January] 14 [1838] by hand of Cornelius Collins Esq. M. of [Ressom?] [Lancaster] [County] was at my office~ [Nagles] Reading Room and Abolition Convention after tea till 9 P.M.

Thursday, January 18, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

18~~5 Clear~ very mild~ no Frost last night Foggy till 10 A.M. ~ [Paid] [M.] McKinney [Guardian] for [Elizabeth] & Philip Frazer his wards share of 9 [months?] Rent due 1 inst. for house I live in being 2/3 of the [?] rent or $18.33 & at same time [received] of him on Suit by me before him against Philip Jones Fee $5.12 for Services rendered by me on a [Habeas] [Corpus] on the 6th of [February] last & Gave [said] M.Mckinney a check on [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution] for the [difference] viz for $13.21 [paid] [Thomas] Ellis husband of the late Mrs. Baldwin mother of said [Elizabeth] Philips $9.17 her share of said [?] Rent Gave him [Check] on [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution] for said $9.17~ was at Abolition convention from 7 ¼ to 9 P.M. during which time Mr. Burley spoke.

Friday, January 19, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

19~~6 Rain~ warm~ Heavy rain last night & this morning~ Frost nearly all out of Ground Wrote to Bartholomew Curry (Client) Jefferson Powhattan [County] [Virginia] on Subject of Suit against him in this Court (v. ante 8 inst.) [informed] him of [Deposition] to be taken in said Case 10th next [month] repeated Suggestion for $20 fee

[days in office] [January] 19~ 1838 Friday

19~~6 [Continued…] ~ [Received] letter from [James] Findlay Esq. "[Pittsburg] [January] 16 [1838]" & [paid] [postage] 18 ¾ [cents] Also [received] letter from [Mr.?] [Josiah?] Clendinin Esq. Little Rock [Arkansas] [December] 22 [1837] & [paid] [postage] 25 [cents] Wrote to James Findlay Esq. in answer to his [received] today & [paid] [postage] 18 ¾ [cents] was at my office till 9 P.M. Cold in [evening]

Saturday, January 20, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

20~~7 Clear~ Moderately Cold~ Froze last night having cleared up cold about noon Yesterday Jury Discharged Yesterday Morning & [Set?] [agenda?] at 9 ½ A.M. to This morning~ Paid for Marketing [?] [?] 88 ½ [cents] To wit 1 lb. [butter] 25~ Turnips 20, Cabbage 6, a [mat?] 37 ½~ [Paid] Dinah Walters Wages $1.00 & Gave her a Check on the [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution] for [said] $1.00~ Attended to Suit for Mr. McMahon vs. [William?] Bostick before M. McKinney Esq. at 11 A.M.~ was at my office till 9 P.M.

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