Sunday, September 11, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

11~1 Clear + very warm – wife, Son chas, + Self were at the Methodist church this mg and her [Mr. Lyerand?] preach a very fine sermon- at home rest of day + Evg to bed 9 P.M.

Monday, September 12, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

12~2 Clear + very warm – Spent day and Evg chiefly in my office – pd to J. Saar Pollack for 4 tons Wilkes Barre coal deld to me this day $10 Sd coal is from an [ace?] load of about 61 tons that the man agreed to sell so cheap in consequence of Mr. Nagle, Pollack, Zollinger, + others, (Myself among them) agreeing to buy the whole load. (present A.M.R. Stowell of Tioga Co Pa (v. 20 May ’41). Philip Newbecker + Mr. Rauch at Office. Mr. Newbecker dined with us. Recd of him $1.50 for advertising his application for Sav. Li. in St. Cap. Gazette wife + Self at Espy’s stone at 8 P.M. to see about getting butter. Spent Evg in office + to bed 9 P.M.

Tuesday, September 13, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

13~3 Cloudy – some Rain- Paid for 1 lb butter at Espy’s Stone 18 ¾, by handing 25 cts. to my wife sundries, with change 6 ¼ wrote letter to Jno McFaden Pittsburg advising him of Court the 3rd Octr. next of Situation of his causes on list – that I do not think they can be reached and advise him to continue them at once. Also to Wm Boyd Churchtown Lancaster Co.Pa. + kept Copy, pd Faynton Brown cold man 62 ½ Cts for breaking and putting away the 4 tons of coal got yesterday. rode on horseback from 5 to 6 ¼ P.M. 7 or 8 Miles. Spent Evg in my office chiefly and to bed 9 P.M.

Wednesday, September 14, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

14~4 Cloudy – Coolish- pd for marketing got by Mother C. 61 Cts. including beef of Neuer for 15 Cts and 2 lbs butter for 30 Cts pd for 3 bus potatoes (3 Bushels) 70 Cts. for Peaches 9 cts (1/2 Peck for crackers, Paregonic + cakes 18 ¼ + Jno [Orth?] for 1 Peck coarse Salt 18 ¾ and putting in 3 panes Glass 56 ¼ Cts Amt 5 Items $2. 14 ½. Took ride on horseback from 9 ¼ to 11 ¼ a.m. 10 or 12 miles spent rest of day chiefly in my office and Evg also and to bed at 9 P.M.

Thursday, September 15, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

15~5 Rain + Cloudy all day – wrote note to Bennezer Hale (present) + kept Copy. recd letter from James D. Rea Hollidaysburg Sept 12/42 in answer to mine of the 5th of 22 Ult. enclosing me ten dollars ($10). Recd out of sd money $4. pd by me to [Arbs?] 25 last month in Rea V. Weaver [+ Miller?] No 18 8 Aug. 7 ’42. also $1 for writ +c in said case, and the remainder as Retaining Fee $5.00 wrote to him in reply (v. Mem on back letter Recd) Paid for oil 37 ½ cts 12 t. alcohol 1 pt 12 ½ Sundries 2 amt 3 Items 52 cts Spent Evg in office + to bed 9 P.M.

Friday, September 16, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

16~6 Clear + Cloudy – coolish – Some fire in my office. Paid for Meat + c. 25 cts and to Martin Ostter for hauling dirt away 12 ½ cts. for [Rafers?] 3 amt 3 items 40 ½ cts. rode on horseback 4 or 5 miles from 5 or 6 P.M. Hon. Chas Brown here at 8 P.M. to bed 9 ¼ P.M.

Saturday, September 17, 1842 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

17~7 Clear + Coolish. Paid for Marketing +c 75 got by Mother C. including Beef of Neuer for 18 ¾ and 2 lbs butter of Milleisens 37 ½ cts rode on horseback from 9 ½ to 10 ¾ a.m. 10 or 12 miles and in evening from 4 ½ to 6 P.M. with wife + Son Chas + Mrs. Danl Boas and her child 8 miles in carriage. Pd Martin Ostter 10 cts for Sundries 17 1/12 Cts Amt 3 items 1.02 ½ Spent evg about office and to bed 9 P.M.

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