Sunday, July 24, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

July 24. 1842

24~1 Clear + very warm – was at our church Mg and Evg with family – wife Son Chas + Mother C in Mg and Mother C and M.S.C. in eveng . to bed 10 P.M.

Monday, July 25, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

25~2 Clear + Pleasant – warm pd Wm Grimshaw Esq Atty for Elijah Mitchell Ex2 [opsa?] Synd decd $50:00 Bal. in full of claim collected and in part to be collected from Wm H. Parsons out of $25 recd 10 Aug. last. $20. Recd 21st inst and my taylor bill of $6.87 ½ receipted as of this day, leaving yet to be paid by Parsons to me on said claim about $20 – more or lef which when paid will be mine as fee. Recd of [?] Seiler Esq. In Bear vs. [Hightman? Or Nightman?] balance of heffs. claim which I am authorized to retain a HC $6.21 (of 26 March last + my Receipt Book.) Deposited in the Hg Savg Instn in Specie funds $52.75. This replaces that much of like funds which my check of 18 last mo. and letter of that date to R.J. Rofs requested should be pd to Walborn +c. took ride in Evg from 5 to 7 P.M. 8 or 9 miles. To bed at 9 ½ P.M.

Tuesday, July 26, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

26~3 Clear + warm. rode on horseback from 8 ½ to 9 ½ a.m. 5 or 6 miles. Wrote letter + sent by Dr. Mo Huddleson of the Senate to Mother and Juliann Edgmont Del. Co – was at the Capitol short time between 9 and 10 P.M. the Legise being in session + about to adjourn [ Sine? ] die- home at 9 ½ P.M. after delivering my letter to D.H. – to bed 10 P.M.

Wednesday, July 27, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

27~4 Clear + Cloudy. Paid for marketing to get by Mother C. 50 cts. Including 2 lbs of butter of Mrs. Milleisens at 30 cts. handed wife 10 cts + Martin (Osster) yesterday 6 ¼ and pd for Presn of Dr. Sharpless of 3rd ult. At [Grop?] 31 ¼ for licorice 6 ¼ cts amt 5 items $1.03 ¾ - Took ride on horseback after tea about 5 miles by 8 P.M. Wrote letter to Dr. J.T. Sharpless, Phila on the present condition of my health and enclosed him $10:00 according to what we agreed upon when I last saw him on the 1st inst in full of all advice and services to this time at any rate if further advice is not to be furnished on Sd payment. Mr. Sehlatter. AB Hamilton and others here, after 8 P.M. I spent Evg at home to bed 9 ½ P.M.

Thursday, July 28, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

28~5 Clear + Warm. Paid J.P. Martin (during my side last Evg $1.37 ½ (V. Bill + Rept) for freight storage and drayage of [Bbl?] of sugar from Phila to this place deld at Stouffer + Co’s forwarding house Phila 13 ult Recd letter by the hands of Capt N.W. Russell from J.W.D. Rea Hollidaysburg July 26/42" with draft on weaver + miller for $115.05 for collection-Recd letter from Jn McFaden Pittsburg July 25" and pd pos 18 ¾ cts – spent evening principally at home except that I was in at M. Leslie’s short time about 9 P.M. looking at Fireworks of Mr. J.W. Lesley at Nagles corner. To bed at 10 P.M.

Friday, July 29, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

29~~6 Clear + Cloudy + very warm, I have been in the habit of taking a bath every day for four or five days at Mr. Lesley’s – Took bath today – generally take it at Temperature of 85o ~ Paid for 4 dozen Eggs 31 ¼ to Philip Smith, Paid Wm A Pierre genl agent collecting for the newspapers by CK on the Harrisburg Savg Instn $31.07 ½ Bal. in full of collections in my hands for subscriptions to the Saty Evg Post Saty Courier, after deducting cer postages and my comg – That is to say, collections for the Saty Evg Post - $19 out of which was deducted POS 12 ½ cts. pd by me in writing for Miss Adams as per in Oct ’41 and My Comns on Same at 15 pr ct. being as Fees $2..85, also collections for the Saty Courier $18 out of which was deducted Pos 25 cts pd by me in July and Oct. 41 in writing of Simon Riegle’s and Thos Brewer’s papers, and my Commn of Sam at 15 pr ct being as Fees $2.70 (vde Recpt Book) – Spent Evg in office + to bed 10 P.M.

Saturday, July 30, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

30~7 Clear + Warm pd for marketing and got by Mother C. including 2 lbs of butter for 25 cts. 50 cts took ride on horseback 5 or 6 miles by 10 a.m. + again in eveng about 3 miles by 8 P.M. Took Bath at 11 a.m. at Mr. Lesley’s – Spent evening after side at home and to bed at 9 ½ P.M.

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