Sunday, April 1, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

April 1 - 1 Rain - some hail - some snow. Was at our Church Morning & Evening - with Mother in morning & Frances in the Evening - home at 9PM.

Monday, April 2, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

2 - 2 Clear - Cool - I have been working very hard all day moving (vide ante [March]29, 30, 31, and [April]01) - William Willis drew several loads for me - my family and self dined and supped at Peacock's and slept there all night. Wrote Thomas Chambers Esq.

Tuesday, April 3, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

3 -3 Clear - Cloudy - Cold. I slept last night in my own house Moved to Mr. Daniel Boas, Elk[?] in P.O.[?] also slept there with me - our black girl "kitty" also slept there. Paid for hickory broom at William Bells 12 1/2 cents - Paid Fleming Mitchell, 12 1/2 cents, black fellow, fortuned assistance yesterday, also William Posey, excellent working black fellow for assisting us all day yesterday and from 9 A.M. to 4 1/2 P.M. today $1.25 Drew check on Harrisburg Savings Inst. in his favor for said sum. received Yesterday from Samuel Martin FEE $5.00 Paid Charles McMullen and Robert Smith for services yesterday loading and unloading stove 25 cents or 12 1/2 each. Paid William Willis $2 in full for drawing 10 loads moving and gave him check in Harrisburg Savings Inst. to his order for said $2.00 received of John G. Jaups for Johnathan Mater for $30 rent in full to them and interest for house on Front Street from [?] last to which time it was [?] from April before. Received of said $30, FEE $10 for my agency from 1 April '37 to 1 April '38. (vide ante 19 April '37)

Wednesday, April 4, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

April 4 - 1838 Wednesday

4 - 4 Clear - Cool in morning - Paid for 1lb butter 25 cents Paid William A. Pierce [?] in full of my receipts [?] to the Lat...y[?] Courier to this day on [appointment?] at Harrisburg $22 - out of which received the usual commission 15% that is $3.30 and paid him in money the real balance $18.70 Also paid same in full of my receipt on [appointment?] at this place for duly [?] to The L...[?] Chronicle $9.00 - out of which Received commission on aforementioned 15% or $1.35 and paid him the real balance $7.65 and drew check in his favor on Harrisburg Savings Inst. for said sums aggregated being $26.35 (v. my Receipt book) Received letter from T. Chew Esq. "Philadelphia March 31/38" and paid postage 12 1/2 cents Received of William [G?] Wallace FEE $10 - paid Joel Baily $1.21 in full for milk and cream from February 1st to April 1st last past by check on Harrisburg Savings Inst. in his favor for said $1.21 - paid for paper at Pollock’s 12 1/2 cents - Frances and self at our usual meeting this evening.

Thursday, April 5, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

5 - 5 Clear - Pleasant - Paid for nails 8 1/2 cents at [?] - Paid William Kline Esq. for BLK[?] DEED $1.00 printed on parchment, - paid Jacob Bogar for 1 box of wheat flour bought of him about 2 months [?] $6.62 1/2 - Paid David Landerson Merchant of this place his store bill for a debt of Black Cloth got there for by George L Kemble, taylor 19th last month $28.09 in full of all demands (v. bill and receipts) – Paid Dinah Matters our black woman on account and in advance [?] of wages $5.00 Drew check on Harrisburg Savings Inst. favor of Baabs Hummel for $8.50 for Shunk as [?] of Trimble and also drew check on Harrisburg Savings Inst. in favor of William D. Boas for $6 for Shunk as [?] of Trimble. Mrs. Putnam, Miss. H. Grimshaw M.S. Clendenin took tea with us having [?] in preparing for the floor a new carpet bought by Frances and self 13th last month. Wrote to Bartholomew Curry Richmond Virginia vide ante 24 February last told of arbitration 1st of last month and [?] and of my paying arbitration - $4 of Plaintiffs appeal to send me fee and then pay $25 or $30 - I was at Mr. Putnam's about 9 P.M. and home at 9 1/2 P.M.

Friday, April 6, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

6 - 6 Clear - Pleasant. Received letter enclosed and package by hand of Joseph Yeager of Philadelphia from Samuel C. Atkinson Philadelphia March 13th 1838, the package being for a Mr. Tyler and the enclosure a bill for printing 600 notes (contents of package I judge) against [?]

April 6 - 1838 Friday

6 - 6 Continued - for $6 to pay to me [?]. Paid Mrs. Rebecca Fipsler for 35lbs of hard soap $1.56 1/4 - was at my office with Chandler Wallace and Ellis till 9 1/4 P.M.

Saturday, April 7, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

7 - 7 Cloudy all day - Some rain - paid for 1lb of butter at "Chester’s" 25 cents for which I sent Dinah Walton Paid Francis R. Shunk $12.50 on account for the house I now live, and have my office in and have just moved to in Market Square, and for which a deed is to be executed by of before 1st next month drew check on Harrisburg Bank in his favor for $450 thereof and on Harrisburg Savings Inst. in his favor for the other $800 thereof. Paid Dr. William Wilson Rutherford $24.50 in full for medicine and attendance on my family from May 22/37 to the 6th of present month (v. bill receipt) and drew check on the Harrisburg Bank in his favor for said $24.50 Drew check on Harrisburg Saving Inst. favor of Robert Gilmore for three dollars change - Paid Polly Fox for white washing our parlor ceiling yesterday and the day before 25 cents in my office till 9 P.M.

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