Sunday, January 28, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

28~~1 Clear~ Slushy~ Snowed & rained last [Evening] Snow 2 to 3 or 4 inches~ I was at our church morning 7 afternoon~ [Received] letter from [General?] [Robert] Patterson "[Philadelphia] [January] 26th 1838" & [paid] [postage] 12 ½ [cents] was at Shunks from 7 ½ to 8 ¾ P.M. & home.

Monday, January 29, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

29~~2 Clear~ Cold, windy [?] [Court?] Com. [?] [?] this week, Wrote to [General] R. Patterson [Philadelphia] in answer to his letter [received] Yesterday & Kept Copy. [Received] letter from Mrs. Lucy Dow, [Montville?] [County] [January] 24 [1838] (v. ante March 18th/ or other letter on her [business?]) was at Mr. Harris office on [Arbitration] for Mr. [Snevily?] in Suit by W. [?] [?] [Received] letter from [S.?] Chew Esq. "[Philadelphia] [January] 26 [1837]" in answer to mine of 3rd inst. & [paid] [postage] 12 ½ [cents]~ home at 9 P.M.

Tuesday, January 30, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

[days in office] [January] 30 1838 Tuesday

30~~3 Clear~ Cold~ More Moderate than Yesterday Paid for Sundries 12 ½ [cents] Paid Black Fellow Mr. Williams Wheeling 3 Barrels Stone from my house to my office 12 ½ [cents] Took walk 3 or 4 miles about 4 ½ P.M.~ [Paid] for 1 [bucket] of Charcoal for my office 25 [cents] Was at the Episcopal Church this [Evening] where the Rev. Mr. Luddard of [Grace?] Church [Preached] in their [Rhode?] room. Walked nearly to her house with Mrs. Putman~ then to my office where I remained till near 9 P.M. & then home

Wednesday, January 31, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

31~~4 Clear~ Cold~ Paid for Marketing 48 [cents] viz 1lb. Butter 25 [cents] 1 [quart?] Homony 8 [cents] Beef Steak 15 [cents] [Paid] for Sundries 12 ½ [cents] ~ Took my Beef & Hams [?] out of the brine it had been in just 6 weeks~ was at our usual weekly meeting after tea and afterwards at my office from 8 to 9 P.M.

Thursday, February 1, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

February 1~~5 Clear~ Cold~ Hung my meat in our smoke House.~ [Received] of Francis Wyeth [addressed?] of [Samuel] Kling [December] 2 for my client Ulrich Schrader Dividend $21.68 for a debt of $56 our of said decedents estate. ~ Deposited in [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution] $21.68 Wrote to F. E. Brewster Esq. [Philadelphia] informing him of the [payment] of the money paid by [S.?] [Leiler?] the 26 last [month] in Hugh Scott vs. [Leiler?] 48 [January] [7?] 1834 & Kept Copy of letter, ~ [Received] of O. Barrett for my clients [S.?] Graves & [Company] Rochester N.Y. $524.25 in full of their demand [Comprised?] 10 April last. & 11th same [month] (v. ante [February] 17 [1837] et Seg.) & [delivered] to Mr. B. the note given by himself O.F. Johnson & Bery [indecipherable] Parke Esq. on [said] compromises. 8 negroes men & women in my office at one time [?] tea to see about some of their own Colour in Jail for Larceny. [Received] letter from [General] R. Patterson "[Philadelphia] [January] 31 [1838] in answer to mine of 29 inst. & [paid] [postage] 12 ½ [cents] ~ Paid Mrs. Keefer for Cream in full to this day $1.57 by [check] on [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution] by hands of Mother, was at my office till 9 ½ P.M.

Friday, February 2, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

2~~6 Snow, Clear & Snow. Deposited in The [Harrisburg] Bank $5.25 [Received] letter from Adam Weidman Oakland Mills Juniatta [County], & [paid] [postage] 10 [cents] a few days since in letter [received] by Frances from his Sister Mary at Chambersburg. Was in Court principally all day and at my office till 9 ½ P.M. [General] Eyster at my office about 7 ½ P.M. in [?] to claim of [General] Patterson on [?]

Saturday, February 3, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

[days in office] February 3rd 1838 Saturday

3~~7 Clear~ Cloudy~ Cold~ Some Snow [?]. Paid for 1 lb. Butter 25 [cents]~ Paid for two strings of fish 25 [cents] & for Sundries 7 [cents] ~ [Received] of [Thomas] [Harper] for F.R. Shunk for the heirs of [James?] [Himble?] for rent on [account] for 1837- 8 $10 & [paid] [said] $10 to Shunk (v. [Receipt] Book) ~ [Received] letter from [Nathaniel Cooledge "Boston [January] 31 [1838]" & [paid] [postage] 18 ¾ (v. ante [August] 8 & 18th) [Received] of [Daniel] Williams ([Colored] Man) Fee $6 to bring his brother [Jonathan?] Williams ([charged] with Larceny & in Jail) before Judge Blythe on a [Habeas] Corpus which I done, & procured his absolute discharge- hearing at Jail in [Sheriff’s] room G.W.[Harris] [Deputy?] G. Present [Received] of Mary Scott Clendenin $20 for her use in my name in [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution] (v. ante~ [September] 26 [1837]) for Deposits of $126.87 & $150 in some other money~ was at my office after tea till 9 P.M.

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