Sunday, February 11, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

11~~1 Clear~ Cloudy~ Windy~ very cold~ was at our Church Morning & [Evening] ~ In the [Evening] when Mr Dewitt had just entered on his sermon, the cry of "Fire" broke up the Church. It was a Chimney in Market square near Nagles Hotel which threw out sparks very formidably but which was put out without any further burning

Monday, February 12, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

12~~2 cloudy~ cold~ [Received] letter from Elijah Heath Esq. "Brookville [Pennsylvania] [February] 5 [1838]" & [paid] [postage] 18 ¼ in answer to mine of 27 last [month] & Wrote on Subject of [said] letter to James Gallager Esq. Ridgeway [Pennsylvania] & [paid] [[postage] 18 ¾ & Kept Copy. Wrote to Eli K. Price Esq. [Philadelphia] [answered] in his [received] 25 last [month] Kept Copy. Was at my office after tea till 9 ¼ P.M.

Tuesday, February 13, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

13~~3 Cloudy~ not so cold. Took walk 2 or 2 ½ miles from 9 ¼ to 10 A.M. [Received] of [Provost?] Duck in one e Mahon vs. McCabe 110 18 [January] 7, [1838], credited by him in my [account] for Writs of [Attorney] & [Wages?] Legal Fee $4. Also [received] of Same in Same [?] [Arbitration] pay $4 7 [?] shone of [?] Bill of costs 62 ½ [cents] & [Returned] the [said] Sums on [account] of Services in this & other cases as Fee $4.62 ½ [cents] Wrote to Bartholomew Curry, [Virginia] (v. ante 7 inst. & 8th & 19th last [month]) informing him of my Said letters & that his Case is for Arbitration 1rst March next was at my office after tea till 9 P.M. Snow 3 or 4 inches

Wednesday, February 14, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

14~~4 Cloudy Tolerable Sleighing. [Paid] for marketing 79 [cents] vz. 1 lb. Butter 25, 2 ½ Beef 31, Apples [?] 23, [received] letters directed to McCormick & Self from Col. Jackson McFadden Client,~ (v. ante [January] 5) "Date [Lewisburg?] [February] 12 [1838]" Deposited in The [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution] $80 ~ [Paid] [William] McClure by [check] on [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution] Fee $30 being all he would receive out of $98.83 [returned] out of the Scott & Seiler Money [received] 26 last [month] (v. ante 26 last [month] & 1rst & 5th this [month]) as a present Compensation for our professional Services, therefore Kept the other part or remainder of [said] $98.83 as my part of [said] being Fee 68.83, the [Balance] of the original [Judgment] & Subsequent reversals to be [?] to me according to my letter to Brewster of 1 inst. as full Compensation in Said Case for my extra Services of which McClure is informed~ [Thomas] G. McCulluh Esq. & M.[S.?] Clendenin took tea with us, I was at Buehlers Reading Room after tea, Hughs Shop & my office till 9 P.M., [received] of [Mr.] Maglauchlin in [account] of [?] any claim in suit 63 [August] 7, 1838 ~ ante [January] 10th last

Thursday, February 15, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

[February] 15~ 1838 Thursday 15~~5 Snowing~ Sleighing good, I was at the capital from 10 ½ A.M. to 1 P.M.~ part of time in State Library & part of time in [House] [of] [Representatives] Wrote to Col. [Jackson] McFadden Lewisburg [Pennsylvania] in answer to his letter [received] Yesterday read my letter to McCormick before Sending. Paid William Hazelton Jr. $1 in full for Mending my coarse boots & Drew [check] on [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution] in his [favor] for [said] $1 Paid Fisk for Segars 12 ½ [cents] was at my office till 9 ¼ P.M.

Friday, February 16, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

16~~6 cloudy~ good Sleighing~ Moderate~ Some[ Fure?] Sleet or Rain~ Drew [check] on [Harrisburg] [Savings] [Institution] in favor of Solomon [indecipherable]ich for change $3.00~ Snow & Sleet heavily all day [Mr.?] K. Findlay Esq. & Mrs. Shunk in my office at 4 P.M. I spent Evening at home.

Saturday, February 17, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

17~~7 Clear~ very Cold~ First Rate Sleighing paid for 1 lb. Butter 25 [cents] & for Beef Steak 25 [cents] [Received] letter from [Edward] A. Lynch for Michael Byrne [Frederick] City [Maryland] [February] 15 [1838] in answer to mine of 20 & 22 last [month] re-enclosing [?] [?] then Sent Enclosing me a Fee $20 on [account] in Suits 212 [August] 7, 1830 & 337 April 7. 1832. Wrote to [Mr.] [McGinley?] "Rheboth near Somerset Perry [County] Ohio" on Subject of [said] letter & also to [Edward] A. Lynch, [?] for M.B. informing of my letter to [McGinley] as aforesaid Took ride in Tandem Sleigh of Mr. Snevily with Snevily, G W Harris & F. Wyeth & afterwards in same Sleigh with my wife & Daughter ½ hour Snevilys black fellow Aaron along with us last time, was at my office after Supper & Nagles Hotel till 9 P.M. nearly.

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