Sunday, March 21, 1841 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

21 1 Clear & mild. Walked 2 or 3 miles before church time between 9 & 10 am. Was at the Methodist Church mg evg MLC with me in Evg. Pd Collection there in Money 25 cts. Rev Mr. Barnes & Rev. Mr. Higgins preached first in mg this last sermon the latter in evg. Home at 8 ½ to bed 9 ½ PM.

Monday, March 22, 1841 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

22 2 Clear & Mild. Jno Briggs Esq & self walked 2 or 3 miles about 9 AM. Spent day chiefly in my office except that from 2 to 4 AM I attended for Jn-o Mar as Counsel in a suit against him by David Lingle before Christn Seiler Esq Contd over till Lab next wrote to John Henson, Phila in relation to my letter & copies of depositions sent him by Geo W. saying the 8 inst that I did not hear whether he had recd them, also wrote to Nelson Sharp Dublin Wayne Co Inda & kept copy. Deposited in the St-s Sav-g Inst $6.87 to wit Adam Dillers Ck (v. 20 inst) spent evening in my office and to bed at 10 PM.

Tuesday, March 23, 1841 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

23 3 Very heavy & incessant rain till about 3 PM & clear. Settled all accts with Jn-o Learing & pd him his wood & coal bill $26.31 and recd from him amt of his note for $8.02 given me for Balance then due me at date of our settlement April 13 last being estimated by us at $8.31 and gave him a check on the Hs Sav-g Inst-n for the Bal due him being $18 payable to this order (v. my loose receipts). Paid Jn-o A. Wier Brother (by ck on the Hs Savg Instn) 441.05 being the costs in case of Brie adv & of the Hon Wm Lilghman Dd [deceased?] v Geo Fisher Esq in Dau Cou Pleas No 47 Augt 7 1837 on test fr fa 11o 5 7 April 7 1841. Spent Evg in my office and to bed at 10 PM.

Wednesday, March 24, 1841 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

24 4 Clear & Pleasant. Paid for Marketing $1.17 viz 2 lbs butter 38 ½, Greens 6 ¼ 2 doz eggs 25 ½ bus cornmeal 31 ¼ Sundries 16 including blank Bonds 11 cts at Byeths. Jos. S. Servis Jr of Phila in my office this morning when we arranged certain business between them and the former engaged me to appear for him in Suit no 94 Ap.l 7 ’41 Joseph Hemphill Esq of West Chester Pa in my office an hour or two this afternoon. I went with him to Wilson’s Hotel where we took drink & began then to Water Basin to and Genl office to Governor Chamber home. Paid C Fortney $6.62 ½ (by ck on Hg Savg Instn) Taylor bill in full (v. Bill & recpt). Spent evg in my office and to bed at 10 PM.

Thursday, March 25, 1841 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Day of mo March 25 1841 Thursday

25 5 Clear & Pleasant. Was at the Capitol short time abt 11 ½ am. Deld certain papers to J K Finlay Esq at Mr. Shunks. Recd from Thos Wallace 17 inst except Wallace’s letter to me that day recd (v. letter file). Recd letter from W B Hieskill, Esq Phila Mch 22/41 and wrote in reply (v. mem on his letter one file) also wrote to Thos Wallace Washington City in answer to his letter referred to above. I was engaged as Counsel for Dr. Jacob DeWees before Judge Bucher on an application for his discharged under 19 Dec of act of 1819 called commonly ‘The Bread Act" on Suit to April 7 1841 No Cummins & plffs he was discharged Danulton Ahicks for plff. We were there from 4 to 6 PM. Recd letter from Jno Henson "Phila Mch 24/41" in reply to mine of 22 inst also 8 inst. Recd letter from Sister Juliana Rawn "Edgmont Del Co Pa Mch 21/41" Spent Evg at my office till 9 PM and Mr. Rehrer, Mrs. Brenizer & Mr. Pilkington about houses contd for by JOB in his life time. Then attended by his invitation the wedding of Michl Ehrgatt a Young German Client of mine in house of Dr.Verbeke on alley back of Buchler’s Hotel. They had been married before I got there. All Germans in attendance had smoking, dancing, waltzing & I came away about 10 ½ PM. Met a number of Germans there I knew. Dr. Verkbeke wife & daughter Andrew Young, Mrs. Shff Fox & others that I knew I danced "Cotillion" and "Straight form" with wife Verbeke. Came away at 10 ½ PM and to bed at 11 PM.

Friday, March 26, 1841 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

26 6 Clear & Pleasant. Paid for ½ Bus apples 37 ½ and Handed my wife 12 ½ cts amt .50, Paid Young man in silver for a load of Hickory wood abt 7/8 cord $3.25 Paid John Miller $4.00 in silver for 1 bshl wheat flour delivered to me 19 inst present Wm Henlak Mr. Jos L Lewis Jr of Phil-a in my office this afternoon (v. 24 inst) Jno Denny & Tho G McCulloh Esq at my house ½ an hour or more about 8 PM. To bed at 9 ½ PM.

Saturday, March 27, 1841 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

27 7 Clear & Pleasant. Pd for Marketing $2.22 viz cabbage 60 (15 small heads) 10 lbs hard soap 70 cts 6 doz eggs 50 cts 2 lbs butter 37 ½ cts sundries 9 ¼ cts. Recd last Eveng letter from Wm H Douthat "Pattonsburg Va Mch 20/41" (v. 24 July last) Pd POS 18 ¾ cts & wrote in reply this day & kept copy also at same time. Recd letter from Benj St. Brewster Esq "Phil-a: No 7 George St rec-d Mch 23/41, wrote in reply this day & kept copy & pd POS letter Recd 12 ½ cts. Sent Wm Henock in market $1.00 Attended as counsel for Jno Smull for 9 AM to near noon before Esq Sales in same case as 22 inst. Handed my wife 15 cts Paid Mary Allen (our Cold hired girl) $1.50 two weeks wages in full to 23 inst (v. 13 inst). Spent evening in my office & to bed 10 PM

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