Sunday, March 5, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

5 -1 Clear +Cold -was at our church in morng with my wife +son Chas. -spent rest of day and Evg at home and to bed at 10P.M.

Monday, March 6, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

6 -2 Clear +Cold. rode on horseback 11 miles from 9¾ to 11½ a.m. spent rest of day and Evg. chiefly in my office to bed 10½ PM

Tuesday, March 7, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

7 -3 Clear +Fine- More moderate- Paid Betsey Nathan 62½ in full for Baking [?]-and washing to Day. for Salt 12½cts. for 1 1/8 Qts Pine Lamp Oil 25 at Lutz, for Sundries 4 and to Martin (Oster) Yesterday 5cts. Amt $1.09 -rode on horseback 11 miles from 9½ to 11½ a.m. wrote to Jno. McFaden in reply to his recd. 23 ultimo

March 7-3 Contd. wrote to B. Bordley Crawford Esq Chambg. in reply to his recd. 18 ult. Geo. Ege of Carlisle in my office an hour or more about 8 P.M. recd. note from Jno. Kunkel "Harrisburg Mch. 7" spent Evg. in my office and to bed at 10¼P.M.

Wednesday, March 8, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

8- 4 Clear +Cloudy +Cold- pd Milleisen for 2lbs butter 28Cts. pd. for Fish 12½cts. rode on horseback 8 miles from 11½ to 12½ P.M. and again from 3¾ to 4¾ PM. 6 miles- spent Evg. in office and to bed 10P.M.

Thursday, March 9, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

9 -5 Clear +Cloudy +Mildish. rode on horseback 8 miles from 9½ to 10¾ a.m. pd. for 1Qt Molasses 16cts. for 1Qt. Sperm Lamp oil 31¼cts. for Sundries 4 Cts. amt. 51¼Cts. -wrote to Christn. Aldinger- Dau. Coy. Kept Copy Recd. letter from Ms. R Shunk Esq. "Pittsburg Mch 6/43." Also from Simon Cameron Cash of Mid BK Mch. with letter enclosed from Chas. B. Penrose Esqr. Washington Mch. 1, 1843 both unsealed [?] hands of Geo. W. Harris Esqr. in relation to claim against W.O. Hickok in No.21 Jan.7.'42 I was in H of Rep. a very short time about 5 P.M. spent Evg. in my office and to bed at 9½ P.M.

Friday, March 10, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

10 -6 Cloudy -Snow last night- ½ an inch or more +soft- Rain +mist all Day- wrote letter to Hon. H.B.Wright Speaker of H of Rep + Kept Copy also to Thos. MCulloh Esqr. Chambg. +

Kept Copy - recd. letter from Conrad J. Fry "Gratz Mch 6. +wrote in reply -also from M. Robeson "Manada Furnace Mch" 8th +pd. pos. 6cts. -also from Jno. C. Wilson Hartleson in ans. to mine 23 ult. was at our church with wife from 7 to 9 P.M. Prep. [?] Cumn.- To bed at 10 P.M.

Saturday, March 11, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

11 -7 Clear + Mild, windy roads very sloppy +muddy - contributed at church last Evg. wife +self 11Cts.- Pos. on papers 3Cts - pd for cornmeal ½ Peck 8Cts. Celery [?] 2lbs butter 30Cts. 1 Qt Honey 25Cts. segars 12½ Cts. and handed wife for Candle Wick 25 Cts. Amt 1.16½. Rode on horseback 8 miles from 8¾ to 10¼AM and 6 miles about 3½ P.M. -settled with my Client Wm. Mitchell in case of Mitchell vs. [Harthe ?] 8 Aug. 7 '41 Bill of Costs recd. [?] sept 18/41 and retained with his agreement- Bal. of said Bill not then Appl. as Fee $6.09½ and Recd. from him in full in said case cash Fee $10. (v. My Recpt. Book) -attended meeting at Session Room of our church from 7 to 9 P.M. with wife -home at 9 P.M -place crowded as has been for some week -to bed 9½ P.M.

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