Sunday, March 12, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Mch 12 -1 Clear +Cloudy -raw +damp - was at our church morning and Evg. with wife son +mother C. in Mg. and with wife in Evg.-About 100 new members joined the church - some 20 adults were baptized - Communion admd. -was near 2 P.M. when we got home -home in Evg. at 9 and to bed at 10 P.M.

Monday, March 13, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

13 -2 Snow fell last night +falling till noon 2 or 3 inches deep very soft and wet - I was at the Funeral at 10 A.M. of Mrs. Emily Musgrave who died on Saturday last. - wife +her sister there also. Paid Wm. P Hays by hands of his brother S. W. Hays 87½ Cts. in full for Repairing Blinds (v. loose Recpt.) Handed wife 75 Cts. to buy apron stuff for Chas. Amt.1.62½ Wrote to A. Branyan Esqr. Rye Tp. Perry Co. Pa. +Kept Copy (v. 2 Oct. '39) Recd. of Wm. H Parsons on Lynd claim which I have settled in full $5 that is Fee$ 5.00 (v. [?] 25/42) -remained all day and Evg. chiefly in office an a/c of bad weather -to bed 10 P.M.

Tuesday, March 14, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

14 -3 Clear +Cold -rode on horseback from 10½ to 11½ A.M. 6 miles -recd. letter from H B. Wright Esqr. S. of H Rep. in ans. to mine of 10 inst. also from Tho. G. McCulloh Esqr. Chambg. Mch 13 and pd. pos. 10Cts. in ans. to mine 10th inst. wrote in reply and kept copy. Walked up Boardway in after noon with the Misses Wallace - spent day chiefly in office and Evg. also and to bed 10 P.M.

Wednesday, March 15, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

15 -4 Clear +Cloudy +Windy +Cold - very disagreeable - paid for 2 lbs butter 30 Cts. to Milleisen Recd. of Jno. Coleman further Fee $5. (v. Dec 5/42) Edwd. P Pearson Esqr. of Reading in office this Morng. Deld. to him [?] Bond in favor of [?] was at public school taught by Mister Thompson about 4½ P.M. ½ an hour or more. spent day +Evg. Chiefly in my office to bed 9½P.M.

Thursday, March 16, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

16 -5 Cloudy. hard frozen -commenced snowing about noon. snowed all afternoon continued [?] 4 or 5 inches deep at 6½ P.M. rode on horseback 11 miles from 8 ½ to 10½ a.m. spent day chiefly in office except as above, and Evg. also to bed 10 P.M.

Friday, March 17, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

17 -6 snowed till some time in last night and some 15 or 18 inches deep this morning and is blowing +drifting about tremendously our yard is fuller of snow than I have

Mch. 17 -6 Contd. ever seen it- In some places it is banked up on the sides of the street from 6 to 8 feet high- many of the public alleys are impassable - Jno. H. Briggs Esqr. +Giliann Tod were married last night at Mr. Hannahs I called on him today at his house with other gentlemen of the Bar by special Invitation between 11 am +1P.M. spent day except as above and being at Court house at Borough Election in office Evg. also to bed 10 P.M.

Saturday, March 18, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

18 -7 Clear +Cloudy +Cold Sleighs running in abundance. Roads unusually blocked up. Paid for 2lbs Butter 50Cts. to Milleisen for 2lbs Mutton Chops 12½. for 1 Qt. Sperm oil 31¼ Mrs. Hoffman for 3 Weeks Milk +Cream 75Cts. in full to this day - for a pint alcohol 12½cts. and for sundries 9¼ Cts. - and handed wife for molasses +c 25 Cts. Amt $2.15½ -rode on horseback 6 miles from 11 a.m. to noon Wrote letter to Town Council of this Borough Kept Copy -spent day chiefly in office and Evg. also and to bed 10 P.M.

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