Sunday, April 8, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

8 - 1 Rain all day - I was at our church morning evening and attended Episcopal Church. For [?]

Monday, April 9, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

9 - 2 Clear - Cool - Received of William Q. Wallace (vide ante 4 inst) further FEE $15 said Wallace executed assignment to Chandler Ellis in my office. I attended before Arbitrators as counsel for Colonel Jackson McFadden for suit No. 66 January 1838. Sallade, Naltey and [?] vs. him. I. H. Fisher [?] McCormick my colleague but not present Received of Peter Keiter (principal obligor) in suit No. 5 18 November 1837 $99.30 in full of debt and interest in said suit (the judgment in each being for the same money) for my client Eli K. Price [?] of Honorable William [Tilghman?] received of Pro[?] Mish in said two suits - attorney and legal fees $8 at same time I paid Pro[?] Mish (out of said $99.30) the costs in suit No. 4 and 17 of same firm decided against my said client - $42.89 1/2 that is today actually paid said Prof[?] in said cases $31.92 Received of him out of said $31.92 $2 checked to me for work in said cases retaining my aforementioned $8 for I. gave him a check on the Harrisburg Bank for the balance being $21.92 the said $4.89 1/2 were returned to $31.92 by deducting $10.97 charged by defendant and [?] pay in each of said suit - which we agree he was entitled to lose in 1 of said cases, on account of there being 4 cases as above stated for same money two of which he lost and two he gained

April 9. 1838 Monday Continued

9 - 2 Continued - two of them having been tied by one set of arbitration on one day and two of them by another set on another day - at Dr. Rutherford's shop. Elder Stine, [Buckley?]. Reading & office after tea till 9PM.

Tuesday, April 10, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

10 - 3 Clear- Windy - Cool. Deposited in the Harrisburg Bank $130. Paid my Postage bill for the last quarter to the 1st. [?] $7.29 (v. B & Rieht) Received speech of Daniel Webster & Pub. [published?] Document from Hon. L. McKean & Dr. Reily members of Congress - was at Mr. Putnam's about 7 1/2 or 8pm. Mr. Parsons there. John Adel in my office from 8 to about 9pm

Wednesday, April 11, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

11 - 4 Clear - Cloudy - windy - cool. paid for Marketing 75 cents, viz 1 doz. Eggs 12 cents, spinnage [spinach?] 12 1/2 cents, 1 lb butter 25 cents & a Shad 25 cents. first thaw we have had this season - M.L.C. took tea with us - Mother & self were at our usual weekly Evening Meeting - to bed 9 1/2 PM.

Thursday, April 12, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

12 - 5 Clear - Windy - Cool - in my office principally all day. Paid for a small book called "Token for Mourners" by M. Flavel at [?] 12 1/2 cents - Read some of Blair's Sermons- was at Buehler's Reading Room at 7 1/2. I went to bed 9PM.

Friday, April 13, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

13 - 6 Cloudy - cool - some rain - worked in my yard till dinner time - Spent afternoon Evening principally in my office and at home that is work [?]

Saturday, April 14, 1838 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

14 - 7 Rain - Cloudy till breakfast time or later than clear Cloudy. Paid M. McKinney Guardian of Elizabeth Philips Frazer 2/3 of the Ins. [installment?] Rent due by me 1st installment for house I lately occupied in Pine Street being $18.33 1/3 . Paid Thomas Ellis in sight of his wife Ellen, late Ellen Frazer the other 1/3 of Ins [installment?] rent $9.17 & received of said McKinney & said Thomas Ellis & wife for a Grate sold to them left by me in said house in Pine Street. $10 that is 2/3 of said $10 of McKinney - drew check in his favor on Harrisburg Bank for Balance due him taking said share of Grate out of his said Rent $11.67 & received the other 1/3 of said $10 of Ellis and drew check on Harrisburg Bank for balance due him taking said share of Grate out of his said rent $5.83. - was at our church from 7 1/2 to 9 PM to hear C.P. Bronson lecture on Elocution - heard him and upon the whole was poorly satisfied and slimly taken therewith. Money making business - though B. [Bronson] excellent in his line.

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