Sunday, April 2, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

2 -1 Clear + mildish - was at our church morning and Evg. with my wife -son Chas. along in morning -home in Evg. at 8¾ to bed 10 P.M.

Monday, April 3, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

3 -2 Clear + Cloudy + Mildish - I rode on horseback 7 miles from 8½ to 9½ A.M. again 7 miles from 4¼ to 5¼ P.M. paid for sundries 8 Cts. including 5 to Jno. Kelly Astter. spent day chiefly in office except as above- [?] at [?] meetg. in Courthouse after tea - to bed 10 P.M.

Tuesday, April 4, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

4 -3 Cloudy +mild- Recd. letter from Enoch Remick "Phila.- April" in ans. to mine of 31 [?] also from Geo. Garlin "Chambg. Apl. 3" enclosing $20 to be appropriated to Costs in MCormick vs. Garlin No. 20 Aug 7.42 -Paid H. Walters, Treasr. $10 in full of my + Mrs. Clendenin, Pew Rent for 6 mos. to limit in Presbyn. Church of this place and recd. of Mother C. $3.33 her third of said Pew Rent. was at Capital an hour and more about 11½ a.m. called at Prison [carated in margin above :"frequent [?] lent to me"] to see young fellow named Kauffman charged with Larceny who wishes me to act as counsel in his defence. rode on horseback 8 miles from 8½ to 10a.m.- Wrote to Christn. Kintzel "Millersburg Dau. Co. Also to Eli K. Price Esq. Phila. about Defs. to be taken in Phila. 11 +13 init. in Hunt +Fisher case. also to Mr. McFaden Pittsburg in reply to his recd. 2 ult. spent afternoon +Evg. chiefly in office to bed 10 PM

Wednesday, April 5, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

5 -4 Cloudy - damp- Paid Milleisen in full for 4lbs Butter 77½ Cts. two last market day, at 40Cts. and 2 this morning at 37½. pd. Never [?] for 6½ labs. veal 40 Cts. paid at [?] for a syringe for our daughter 37½ - pd for [Legal ?] 12½ and to Jno. Kelly Astter 5Cts. Amt 1.72½ -(over) April 5 -4 Contd. -rode on horseback 8 miles from 10½ to 11¾ am. +6 miles from 4¼ to 5 P.M.- Called at Buehlers Hotel at 4 P.M. with J. Seiler to see Hon. Jas. Buchanan- he was not in. Met Board of School Directors of South Ward at 5 P.M. Recd. letter from Ed. S. Sayres "Phila." April 4" and paid pos. 12½ Cts.- was a lecture at our ch. from 7 to 9 P.M. with wife - MCS +Mr. Spackman of the Senate went with us- Mr.S spent Evg. till 10¼P.M. after we Returned- to 10¾ P.M.

Thursday, April 6, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

6 -5 Clear + Fine - water let into Canal at this place on or about 1 inst or a day or two before - rode on horseback 8ms. from 8 to 9½ a.m. and 8 miles from 4 to 5½ P.M. -pd. Wm. Root 37½ for a New Coffee Pot got by my wife yesterday -pd. Matthew Clarke 12½ cs. for hauling coal dirt away Amt 50 Cents Recd. of Peter Brightbill Fee $5 in full in case of Brightbill vs, Wood Atty Legal Fee $3.00 Phillip Michael at my office with said Peter Birightbill +settled with latter amt. of Debt + Int. of Judgt. in said case. Wrote letter to Geo. Garlin "Chambg." in reply to his received 4 inst. [?] of Mary Scott Clendenin in full of Boarding to 1 inst. from 1 Jan. last $32..14 and paid her in full of interest to the 1 inst. on the monies loaned me $27..70 that is to say $10.79 on my bond for $250 dated July 18/42, $6 on Bon for $100, dated May 1/41, $6 on bond for $100, dated Jan 3/42 and $4.91 on Bond for $100 (with $50 paid on it Nov 12/42) dated Oct 1/39, and Borrowed [?] from her a her request $50. 00/100 for which I gave her my note payable on or before April 1/45. Spent Evg. in office to bed 10 P.M.

Friday, April 7, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

7 -6 Clear +Fine - froze hard in last night -rode on horseback 6 miles from 8 to 9 A.M. B. Parke Esqr. in [Comp ?] and walked 3 miles about 5 P.M. paid Newspaper [Pd. ?] 3. Ms. Kelly Ostter [sic] 5 Cts. for sundries 12½ +for 1 Qt. sperm oil 25 Cts. Amt. 45½ Cts. = Judge Bucher and self visited Public Schools from 9½am till noon. Recd. letter from Conrad J. Fry. "Gratz Apl. 3" spent Evg. in my office and to bed at 10 P.M.

Saturday, April 8, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

8 -7 Clear - Fine - windy in afternoon- rode on horseback 9 ms. from 8½ to 10 am. - Paid Milleisen for 2 lbs Butter 37½ Cts pd. for 9 lbs veal 45 Cts. for Parsnips 8 Cts. for 3½ Doz. Eggs 37½ Cts. for 2 Cents homemade thread 12½ Cts. for Meal 8 Cts. for 1 Bus. Potatoes

April 8 -7 Contd, Potatoes 31¼ Cts. 1 Bus. cornmeal of Seerer 50 Cts. - Amt. $2.30 -paid Fredk. K. Boas Esq. Atty. for Michl. Balsley atty in fact for Geo. W. Balsley by direction of Elizth Brenizer [?] of Mr. C Brenizer due $50.58 out of the $147.28 recd. of Wm. Balsley the 29th Dec. last (present said Elizth + D.W. Rawn +Michl. Balsley a short time) (v. receipt +among my loose receipts) Recd. of Jacob Garman one of the [?] of Geo. Garman [?] further Fee $15 on a/c for profl. Counsel Services in +about the estate of said intestate (vaute July 20) Recd. of J. Seiler $25 on a/c of Judgt. Peacock vs. [?] No. 236 Aug 7.42 9 (v.i. ultimo) - called with Wm. Henlock at 7 P.M. at J.B. Bratton's Ed. of State Cap. Gazette to see him. he having been stabbed today in the Hall of the House of Rep. by one McGowan a member from Phila. Co. [?] -then attended a party at Buehlers Hotel given by the Hon. Jas. Buchanan to his political friends + from 8 to 10 PM- home to bed 11 P.M.

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