Sunday, April 23, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

23 -1 Rain - warm. was at our church in morning with wife and son Chas. and Jno. Clendenin who dined +supped with us and left at 9½ P.M. He and son Chas. +Self walked to Capitol +back abt. 5 P.M. spent evg. at home to bed at 10 P.M.

Monday, April 24, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

24 -2 Clear +warm -son Chas. comd. going to School this morning for first time to Miss Semer. He is abt. 5 yrs 5 mos. (nearly) I commenced preparation for building on back part of my lot a house stable +c. pd. for box Wrights- [?] veg. Pills 25 Cts. Paid for Oil for Child 6 Cts. Amt. 31Cts. Recd. letter from Jno. McFaden "Pittsburg Apl. 21" in reply to mine of 4 inst. also from Conrad J. Fry 'Gratz April 21" -was engaged short time in Court this morning - rest of day chiefly in yard superintending work -rode on horseback 6miles from 5¼ to 6¼ P.M. spent Evg. in office +to bed 10 P.M.

Tuesday, April 25, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

25 -3 Clear + Fine -rode on horseback from 8½ to 9½ A.M. 6 miles was engaged good part of day overlooking work in yard +doing various matters. paid Betsey Nathan $1.00 on acct. of work was at 3 of Public Schools this afternoon Recd. letter from Frs. R. Shunk Esqr. "Pittsburg Apl.6" by Rev. Dr. Wilson Deld. by Dr. E.W. Roberts. spent Evg. in my office and to bed at 10 P.M.

Wednesday, April 26, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

26 -4 Clear +Cloudy - warm -paid "for [?] 12½cts. (Spinnage) 2 lbs. Butter 37½ to Milleisen for a shad 15Cts. for 1¼ Qts. Pine Lamp oil 25Cts. Pos. 25Cts. on letter to my wife from her brother Jno. J. Clendenin Arks. -Amt $1.15. Recd. letter from my Client Edwd. S. Sayres "Phila April 20." in reply to mine of 10th inst. enclosing me Fee $10 on a/c in Sayres vs. Wilson No. 90 Nov 7 1842 +pd. Pos. 25Cts. [carated in margin "and wrote to him in reply"] - I rode on horseback from 7½ to 8 a.m. up the river with E.M. Pollock on a raft by Col. Reily's- I was engaged nearly till noon at work in my yard - when I went in to Court being sent for to attend [carated in margin "with Jno. Briggs Esq."] to case of Hadley vs. [?] on trial list- spent afternoon partly in Court and partly in office. spent Eveng. in office and to bed at 10 P.M.

Thursday, April 27, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

April 27 -5 Cloudy - Rain - Francis Gibson at office +in house visiting. spent day partly in Court and partly in office. Recd. letter from Christn. Kintzel Millersburg in reply to mine of 18 inst. spent Evg. in office and to bed at 9½ P.M.

Friday, April 28, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

28 -6 Clear +Pleasant- rode on horseback 6 miles from 8½ to 10 a.m. + 3 miles about 6½ P.M. Received of Peter Humer Fee $4.25 for Profl. advice 1 Nov. last (v. Day Book) spent day partly in Court House +partly in office and about building +Eveng in my office and to bed at 10 P.M.

Saturday, April 29, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

29 -7 Clear +Fine - warm. paid Milleisen for 2 lbs Butter 40 Cts. Paid for veal 30Cts. Handed wife for Dish +Nutmegs 47cts. for 1 Qt. Lamp Sp. oil 25 newspaper Pos. 3Cts. amt$1.45 Paid at Kenners for 1 Bbl. Wheat Flour $4.75 Deld. this morning (v. 4. ultimo) -Recd. letter [carated in margin above "or Envelope"] with Enclosures from Edd. S. Sayres Phila. pd. Pos. 87½Cts. Wrote +Kept Copy- also to James M. Davis enclosing [?] to take Dept. in McFaden cases +deld. said letter to Judge Bucher who said he would deliver them to his brother in law Mr. Allen who goes to City on Monday- visited Public Schools in South Ward with Judge Bucher to give notice that there will be no school next week on a/c of cleaning the houses- spent afternoon in office +rode 6ms. from 6½ to 7¼ P.M. -spent Evg. in office - Recd. of Shff. Faunce on Ex."No.80Apl..7 43 for R. Patterson Co. Bechtold +Shoemaker $75.00 (par funds) to bed 10 P.M.

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