Sunday, June 19, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

19 ~ 1 Clear & cloudy & warm -- Thunder gust and Rain about 5 p.m. Lucius Lucene Hatch & his sister Mary Adelaide children of Jona. Hatch and Theophilus Gates Hatch son of Jno. Hatch brother of Jona. stopped at mothers about 4 ½ p.m. in Dearbourn on their way to Jon. Hatch’s from David Cheyneys where they had taken Aunt Mary Cheyney. Homer Eaches and sons working among his hay today to no account that I can perceive -- I take care here of my own horse for want of anybody suitable or that it suits, to take care of him -- gave him a Thorough cleaning this morning. Spent day at home at mothers -- Rained very hard and very constantly from 5 or a little after till bed time -- to bed at 10 p.m.

Monday, June 20, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

20 ~ 2 Cloudy & Rain till near night -- Cleared up towards evening -- I was at home at mothers all day except that in evening I was at stable (which is about 600 yds. or ½ a mile from mother’s) about horse. Saml. Eaches takes care of his by agreement when it rains so I can’t get there -- to bed at 10 p.m.

Tuesday, June 21, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

21 ~ 3 Clear & beautiful -- Juliann & myself went to Jno. Aitken’s store in my Dearbourn about 10 ½ a.m. where I bought 3 yds. tow linen for apron to clean horse in 45 cts. & box Blacken 10 cts. a pint tar 3 cts. and ½ Bus. Potatoes (the latter for mother) 16 cts. 74 cts. also pd. bill bought by Juliann at same time or rather afterwards handed her the money viz 1 ¼ lbs. lard 11 cts. 1 Qt. molasses 12 ½ cts., 2 lbs. brown sugar 18 cts. ¼ lbs. pepper 5 cts., and 1 pint of honey that she paid Mrs. Aitken for, not therefore put in [ ? ] 10 cts. amt. 6 Items 69 cts. When he returned from store we went about 1 ½ miles to Wilcox’s Mill (formerly Wm. Sharpless) where I paid for ¼ c wt. wheat flour for mother 93 ¾ cts. -- this with 6 cts. overpaid to Juliann in refunding her the 69 cts. makes $1.00, that is to say Potatoes ½ b., Bill 69, & said $1.00 or $1.85 advanced for mother today with great pleasure. Recd. letter from my wife "Harrisburg June 16" and paid pos. 12 ½ cts. also pd. for sundries 2 cts. Pos. & sun. 14 ½ cts. -- Took ride on horseback to Jno. Aitkens’ store (where p.o. is kept) about 6 p.m. where I recd. my letter from my wife -- home abt. 7 where spent evg. & to bed 10 p.m.

Wednesday, June 22, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

22 ~ 4 Clear & warm -- I rode on horseback from 10 to 11 a.m. about 6 miles. Spent rest of day about house and stable and to bed at 10 p.m.

Thursday, June 23, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

23 ~ 5 Cloudy -- Rain nearly all day. I was at stable in morning about 9 o’Clock and then at home all day on account of the rain -- to bed at 10 p.m.

Friday, June 24, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

24 ~ 6 Clear & pleasant -- I rode on Horseback from about 10 a.m. till noon round by Howelleville. Thos. Hemphills Myers saw mill, up near Saml. Hardy’s land I sold him some years ago and home again. Wrote to Hutman & Hoge Phila. in answer to theirs recd. 11th inst. and sent by Geo. Thomas near neighbour to mother who goes to market. Spent rest of day and evening except as above at Mothers and stable cleaning and attending to my horse with hay and to bed at 10 p.m. pd. Jos. Menough for a piece of beef -- 6 lbs. at mothers door for her 60 cts.

Saturday, June 25, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

25 ~ 7 Clear & cloudy -- windy & cooler in evening I was engaged in the morning cleaning my Dearbourne Saml. Warner (cold. [colored] Man) to whom I sold land a few years since came along whilst I was so engaged and talked for some time about the lines between him and David Cheyney. Spent afternoon and evening at mothers. To bed 10 p.m.

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