Sunday, March 7, 1841 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

7 1 Slush. Some rain, hail, snow. I was at the Meth Ch in morning. Professor McClintock preaching & also in Evg latter time with my wife and her sister. Dr. Durben preaching. I paid to their collection 25 cts. Home at 9 & to bed 10 M.

Monday, March 8, 1841 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

8 2 Cloudy Slushy Coolish. I was engaged as counsel for peff? With R.C. Fedgwick Esq in suit of Myles for Sedgworth in Burg No 13 Ap 7 ‘41 from 10 to noon from 2 to 4 PM. Wrote to Jn-o Henson Phil-a in reply to his rec-d 6 last mo which I com-d 2 inst & sent it with copies of Deps in his suit vs Hunt by G W Layng. Not-d [notified] him that I had rec-d money in case vs. Gambey.

Tuesday, March 9, 1841 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

9 3 Clear and Coldish. Note to Gen Adam Diller Lancaster City on subject of claim of Jn-o G Jauss for work done at arsenal. Diller being Adt Genl of Penn was engaged from 3 to 7 PM in same cause as yesterday when we concluded it. Spent evg in my office. Hon Jn Galbraith in for an hour or more. Introduced him Mr. H. Eulock one of the Editors of State Capitol Gazette. To bed 10 PM.

Wednesday, March 10, 1841 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

10 4 Snow and wet slush all day. For marketing including 12 cts to wife 82 cts viz for 2 lbs butter 32 cts 3 qts hominy, one of them for Peggy Kelly who asked me for money to buy it. 18 ¾ cts 1 peck apples 18 ¾ to wife 12. Whig Con to nom Gov met in Courthouse morn-g Hon Jn-o Banks. I attended its session as a spectator a short time morning & afternoon and in the evening from 7 to 9 PM. Heard Senator Pearson remark of Gov Porter as follows "with me has never risen to the dignity of being hated and I have even despised him with moderation." Returned to my office about 9 PM at which time C in adjd line die (?). To bed at 10 ½ PM

Thursday, March 11, 1841 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

11 5 Clear & mild & very wet under foot. Recd letter from J W Benedict Esq "New York 9 inst" enclosing me a FEE $15 in Carter & Co vs. Murray No 31 Ap-l 7 ’41 Dau Co Pleas, in answer to mine of 27th ulternv p-d POS 37 ½ cts. Pd. Barber by Wilson’s Hotel for cutting my hair 12 ½ cts Wrote to Wm. Wallace MD Washington City requesting him to send me speeches of Calhoun right & Adams was at capital ½ an hour or more about 12 ½ PM. Spent evening in my office and to bed at 10 PM.

Friday, March 12, 1841 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

12 6 Snow, Hail & rain all day from about 10 am. I took walk 2 or 3 miles abt 8 ½ am called at Mrs. Elizbth Brenizers at 9 AM where I remained an hour or two settling business for her of her husbands estate and was also there again in the Evg from 7 ½ to 9 PM on same business, settle carpenter bills with J Martin White and Wilson, the former at latter in Evg and White in morning. To bed at 10 PM.

Saturday, March 13, 1841 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

13 7 Clear & Cloudy. Coldish but slushy & windy some sleighs running & snow 6 or 8 inches deep. Handed my wife 50 cts for marketing & Paid Tom Brown 25 cts for cleaning snow out of yard & off of front pavement. Paid Mary Allen, our hired girl $1.50 being two weeks wages to 9 inst in full (v 2 ??? was at Miss Elizb-th Brenizers from 7 to 9 PM settling accts abt estate of her husband for her. Back to my office at 9 ¼ PM. I settled for her with Rep Wells & Ralph Eddowes to bed 10 PM.

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