Sunday, February 28, 1841 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

28 1 Clear & moderate. I was at our church morning and evening. My wife along in evening. Son Charles very much indisposed still. To bed at 10 PM.

Monday, March 1, 1841 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

March 1-2 Clear & Mild. Handed my wife for oil c 50 & p-d for sundries 12 ½ Amt 62 ½ cts Rc-d of Shff [Sheriff] Fox in Ex 11o 11 Jan 7 1841 Dau Com Pleas Price (?) Jr of Lilghman & Fisher $259.11 viz Deb & amt $215.15, costs pd by Plff [plaintiff] on Apl [appeal] from award of astr $15.08 Plffs Bill $24.88 Atty amount & Legal FEE $4. Spent day chiefly in my office took walk at 4 PM with John H Beryhill Esq. Spent evening in my office and to bed at 10 PM.

Tuesday, March 2, 1841 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

2 3 Clear & Mild. Spent day chiefly in office. Walked 2 miles or more abt 10 AM (?). At Capital short time abt 12 ½ PM. More notes to Geo W. Layng Esq. Print & Kept copy and to Wm Parkhill present (?), Spent Evg in my office and to bed at 10PM.

Wednesday, March 3, 1841 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

[new page]

day of mo March 3, 1841 Wednesday

3 4 Clear & Mild. Pd for marketing etc $1.68 ¾ including oyster for Son Charles Money handed wife and toll pd for wife Self this Evg walking over and back on Rl Rd Bridge. Pd in (?) amt (?) in head for Cabbages & 12 ½ doz for Eggs. H. Brinton Esq of West Chester Charter Co at office this morning & evening. I paid visit with him at the Shunks abt 9 PM for 15 minutes. Wifes Shunk not at home. Judge Jenkin of Perry Co Mr Anderson of the Rep from that co in my office about 9 ½ PM To bed at 10 PM.

Thursday, March 4, 1841 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

4 5 Clear & Mild. Took walk a mile or two abt 10 ½ Am. Was an hour or two morning & afternoon in the Dem 4th Mar (on the Court House). A first cousin of mine, son of Uncle Lauel Rawn dec-d [deceased] in my office this morning & took tea with me this evening. He is a tinner, lives in Milton in North Co aged abt 35. I was at the State Cap Gazette office with him and introduced him to the Editors & to Mr. Toby (?) who was there. Home 9 PM to bed 10.

Friday, March 5, 1841 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

5 6 Clear & coldish. Mr. Briggs Esq & self took walk a mile or two abt 9 AM. Was in the 4 Mch Con as spectator a couple of hours or more till it adjourned sine die abt 12 noon. Paid for Sundries (?) Rawn (?yesterday) self at Wilson’s hotel 12 ½ cts he & myself called on Mr. Shunk at his office at 4 PM and took tea with him at 6 ½ PM after which we went to Gleim’s Hotel to ? a presentation of "Yankee character" by the celebrated "Hill" where we pd 50 each and came out at conclusion at 9 ½ PM. Then went to Greenlys Oyster Celler where we got oysters & for which we insisted on paying then went to Maples Hotel where I staid & talked with him till abt 10 ½ PM. Eliz-th Shunk & myself called in at Mr. Layng at 6 PM to see sick child of his. Home at 10 ½ to bed 11 PM.

Saturday, March 6, 1841 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

6 7 Snow com-d [commenced] before day. Cont-d snowing hailing or sleeting till near night and fell 3 or 4 inches dep. Handed my wife today marketing & oil $1.00. Drew chk on The St-s Sav-g Inst in favor of self for $40 paid Jonah Gresimer (my Phil-a Taylor) $19.75 in full of all demands, by paying his draft on me for that sum at the H Bank this day (vide my loose receipts for bill and draft). Remained in my office principally all day except that I was at the capitol for an hour about 12 (Noon). Spent evg in my office and to bed 10 PM Attended Lecutre of Dr. Durben at the Methodist Church from 7 to 9 PM with my wife to "Fannering & Mechanics Libs As". To bed at 10 PM.

Jump to date: