Sunday, March 27, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

27 ~ 1 Clear- beautiful [sic]- was at our church morning and evening- To bed at 10 p.m.

Monday, March 28, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

28 ~ 2 Clear- windy all day & cold. I was at H. of Rep. from 10 a.m. till about noon the case of Geo. Handy of Phila. A contemptuous witness being on hand- Thos. R. Trimble Esq. of Ches. Bay at my office morning & afternoon pd. Jos. Herron in his case v. Miller 79 Apl. 7 ’41 Bal. of plffs bill due him after retaining thereout a fee of $5, as appropriated 11th and consented to by him this day $2.15 ½ this makes $7.15 ½ of the $13.50 recd. of Proth. [Prothonotary] Wier the 11th inst. the rest of said bill belongs to witnesses. Took my horse to Dannuls Livery Stable on Satd. Last about 11 a.m. at Bennezer Hale’s instance to get doctored for some sickness- left him then till this afternoon when Hahnlen’s Ostler Martin brought him away looking as though a curry comb or brush had not been on him since he went there- I rode him about 2 ½ or 3 miles about 4 ½ p.m. not well and certainly inducing little credit to his Doctors- Spent Eveng. in my office- to bed 10 p.m.

Tuesday, March 29, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

29 ~ 3 Clear & coolish- fine day. Thos. R. Trimble here this morning- Elizth. Brenizer & Geo. Ziren met here and settled accts for wards of latter and she paid him $369.55 ½ ck. to his order on The Hs. Savs. Instu. [The Harrisburg Savings Institution] Recd. of John Stahl Exr. of Eliza Lyne decd. in case against him by Berghaus no 184 Aug. 7. 1841 balance in full for my profl. Services in said case Fee $4.87 ½ (v. my Receipt to him this day) rode my horse 4 or 5 miles from 12 noon till 1 p.m. Spent afternoon and evening in my office except that about 4 ½ p.m. I walked 2 or 3 miles. Wrote note to Major John Maglauchlin present & kept copy on the subject of money he owes me- Spent Evg. in office till 9 and to bed at 10 p.m.

Wednesday, March 30, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

30 ~ 4 Clear & pleasant- warm. Paid Mrs. Milleisen for 4 lbs of butter 2 this morning and 2 last Saturday $1.00 if full, pd. for cornmeal 30 cts. for sundries 25 cts. Handed wife for Lamp oil 37 ½ and paid Martin, Ostler at Hachnlens [sic] 10 cts. Amt 5 Items $2.02 ½ Paid David Reichart 80 cts. in full of his witness fees in the case of Herron v. Miller 79 Apl. 7, ’41 out of Plffs bill recd. of Prot. Wier 11 inst (v. his receipt on copy of bill among papers in cause) sold E.M. Pollock $43 in silver and recd. from his therefore $45.58 that is premium $2.58 at 6 per Cent. on Settlement with Elizth. Brenizer admx. of Jno. G. Brenizer decd. (except of my claims for fees for prof services) I paid or allowed her a bill of $7.62 due said intestate for work etc. (v. My Rept. Book) and recd of or was allowed by her $9.31 Bal. of Prin & Int. due me on J.G.B.’s note for $15 loaned him July 11/39 also accounted to her present D.W. Rawn & Mr. Mitchell (Jno. D.) for the disbursement of the $670.06 placed under my control 28 apl. Last, & also for the $5 recd. of Schaeffer Twain for a Lime house 10 Augt. Last, whereupon it appeared that she was in my Debt for overpayments the sum of $2.99 which added to the $9.31 makes $12.30 out of which the said bill of $7.02 was taken leaving a balance due me of $4.68 which she paid me out of $35 she drew herself- (v. settlement among my loose receipts & Rept. B.)

Recd. of her at same time by ck on hs. Savs. Inst. Fee $25. on a/c of my professional services in and about the settlement of the estate of her intestate. Depd. $50 in the Hs. Sav. Inst. Pd. C.F. Hahnlen $45 in full for keeping my horse from the 25 Nov. last to this day 18 weeks and $2.50 per week (v. Rept. Book) and at same time recd. from him in full for my profl services in the case of Hahnlen vs. Rauch no 84 Nov. 7 ’41 Fee $10 and gave him back a ck on H. Savs. Inst. for the diff on bal. due him $35 (v. 10 inst.). Paid for a Bottle of Wister’s Balsam of Wild Cherry at Wyeth’s $1.00 rode my horse from 11 a.m. to 12 noon about 3 or 4 or 5 miles- spent evening in office To bed 9 ½ p.m.

Thursday, March 31, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

31 ~ 5 Clear- very windy & very dusty. Peter Keiter at my office- deld. him certain Bonds (v. his Rept.) Recd. of Saml. Russing Fee $5 to attend to certain business before Canal Comm. about getting bridge cross canal at his land- Recd. of Jacob [?] Further Fee $1 ½ on a/c (v. 16 Oct. last) Wrote to Jno. Radle Esqr. Treasr. Crawford Co. Meadville & pd. pos 18 ¾ on business Trimbles Heirs and kept copy- also to Thos. Earle Esqr. Phils. & delievered to Wm. Bonsall Esqr. of H. of Rep. & kept copy on business of claims del’d. to me by latter from former in favour of C.Buck against Lewis & Miller for collection. Pd. for ¼ C wt. wheat flour at Wm. Catrells $1.00 in full. Spent day and evening chiefly in office and to bed 10 p.m.

Friday, April 1, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

April 1 ~ 6 Clear & Pleasant. Grimshaws moved into town this day into Peacocks house

Paid Conrad Mueltzries 50 cts. in full for meding Kitty shoes Recd. of him for Trimbles heirs $10 one qrs. resnt in full to this day- Recd. of Henry Roth for Trimbles heirs $40.50 and allowed him $2 for [?] laid by him in yard and left there under this agreement which makes $42.50 being two qrs Rent in full to this day-- Paid Betsey Nathans 62 ¾ cts. for Washing & Baking this week. Pd for segars 25 cts. and for sundries 6 cts. Amt 3 Items 93 ¾ Cts. Jacob Bitting and Wm. Hufnagle at office nearly all day the former with his wife and both with a train of attendants. viz. Bitting, his brother, Rob. S. Gilchrist, Mr. Ghenny, D. Rause Esq., Shff Fox, one Albright I think was his name paying money to Hufnagle etc. Bitting had sold Hufnagle a place for $1700, $1200 of which, except $13.50 retained by purchaser due Jos. Herron on [?] Lein was paid to shff for judgt. creditors of said Bitting against whom shff had Exd. $256.46 to Robt. Gilchrist $19.98 Bal. due Shiley or the shff 7 $156.11 pd. Bitting balance I recd. of said Wm. Hufnagle fee $10 for making deed & 2 Judgt bonds as he had to pay for the writing and from Jacob Bitting who was my client in the matter Fee $10 for my services on his behalf in Said Matter. after which about 5 p.m. Jno. Briggs Esq. & self walked 3 or so miles. Spent evg. in my office and to bed at 10 p.m.

Saturday, April 2, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

2 ~ 7 Clear & pleasant --Mild Paid for 7 lbs. veal 25 cts. for apples 5cts. Martin Oslter 6 ¼. Handed wife 13 ¾ cts. = Amt 4 Items 49 Cts. Pd. Jos. Elser 86 cts. & Peter Heffelfinger $1.04 Amt $1.90 in full of their witness fees on Herron v. Miller no. 79 Apl, 7 ’41 out of plffs bill recd of Prot. Wier 11 ult. (v. their Recept. pd and 30 ult.) called on Mr. Haldeman to pay him $120 interest I owe him 1 inst. had it in Bank paper of the Harrisburg Bank where he is a large stockholder and I think a director and he insisted on having $100 of it in silver, or I might let it stand till I should pay the princl. -- this I prefer not doing --I have from $500 to $1000 I have no present use for I shall try to get him the $100 in silver in a day or two. I spent forenoon principally in my office except that at abt 11 a.m. I was at Canal Comm room with petition for Saml. Russing for a bridge which I left. At 3 ½ p.m. rode my horse down to late Grimshaw farm-- put him in Mr. G’s carriage came to town and took my wife & children riding for an hour or more till near 6 p.m. Spent evening in office and to bed 10 p.m. [note: start of next day’s entry crossed out] Paid J. Elder Co. this evening at 8 p.m. $20 on acct of store bill against me (v. Receipt on bill rendered) -- To bed as above.

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