Sunday, January 21, 1844 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

21-1 Some snow nearly all day ~ I walked 3 or 4 miles from 11 a.m. to 12 ¼ P.M. spent rest of day at home and Evens also and to bed at 9 P.M.

Monday, January 22, 1844 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

22-2 Clear Cold – raw Snow fell yesterday only an inch or so in depth and is melting away today ~ M Cormick & self on Saty last assigned by the Court as Counsel for a yellow man named David Williams on a proceeding before a Jury under act of assembly to test his sanity – Paid for mixture at D. W. Grop 31 ¼ cts Dr. Mdison of Del. Co in my office in afternoon – Showed him into the Parlour to see Mrs. Clendenin. Wrote letter to Fred K. Koons Phila in reply to his offst & 13th inst. Mary Cowan hired girl who came this day but discharged her for not complying with reasonable rules as to coming in and going out and for other reasons. Ann Innis retd to stay till we are directed but is not to wash or do heavy work. Jr Charles proclaims with great pleasure this eve. that he is head for the first-time in his spelling class. Spent eve in my office to bed at 10 P.M.

Tuesday, January 23, 1844 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

23~3 Cloudy ~ damp- snow fell last night 2 or 3 inches deep ~ Sleighs running though not good sleighing – rode on horseback 6 miles before dinner – Depo in the Hs Savs Instn $62 ~ pd Susan Strasbaugh 37 ½ for washing this day. Mss Innis our cold hired woman not being able and for that reason not getting over 62 ½ cts per wk. Pd for ½ Gal Lamp oil 50 cts at Buffingtons (v. 12 inst) Amt 87 ½ cts Met Judges & Lawyers at Mcormicks of at 7 to 8 P.M. home to bed 9 ½ P.M.

Wednesday, January 24, 1844 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Jan 24-4 Clear & fine – sleighing good till 9 or 10 am. When it comd thawing smartly, Pd W.A Drain per Christn Seipet 31 ¼ cts in full for mending on Charles boots this day – Pd Hamilton Myers of Adams Co. $2.75 in full for a hind quarter of Beef weighing 100 lbs. (v. 20 ultimo) and it into some brine as that bought 20 mult. Received letter from Jacob Mist "York to Jan 22" pd POS 10 cts. Rode on horseback from 11 am. To 12 ½ P.M. 10 miles – Spent afternoon chiefly in Court – Eve in office to bed 10 PM Recd of [ ] Swaine for the heir of James Trimble $20 being one quarter rent to 1st inst in full.

Thursday, January 25, 1844 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

25~5 Clear & very cold ~ Mo Briggs Esq Gelf walked to Harris Warehouse about 10 AM. Paid F. Hummel Esq $ 1.16 ½ in full of his witness fees in Smith vs Reaser No 9 Nov 7.43 (v 29 & 30 ult - & 3 inst.) spent day chiefly in Courthouse and Evening in office and to bed at 9 ½ P.M.

Friday, January 26, 1844 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

26 ~ 6 Clear & very cold – walked 3 miles from 10 to 11 a.m. Recd of Thos Lingle guardian of Margaret Ann Brubaker Rel 8 Fee $5.00 in relation to his said wards interest in tract of land described in statement of 14 Aug. 7.39 Dav. Cem. Pleas. (v. 2 inst) Spent day except as afore said chiefly in Court. Received letter from David W. Rowine "Edgemont Drl. Co. Jan 24" & pd POS 12 ½ in reply to mine of 13 inst. spent evs in office to bed 9 P.M.

Saturday, January 27, 1844 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

27~ 7 Clear & very Cold – River closed at this place last night – Paid for cornmeal 13 12/ for horse Radish 5 cts for 3 qts Hominy 18 ¾ for sundries including 10 cts to wife yesterday 14 cts AMT 50 ¾ cts walked 3 miles from 10 ½ to 11 ½ A.M. and in the afternoon around the Capital with J.W. Briggs Esq. when we stopped at the Canal Comm room & State Library; the rest of day spent chiefly in Court Recd of Jus. W. Cake Depo in Matter vs Cake No 44 Nov. 7.43 Amt of Debt Int. & Costs $ 36.04 ( by ck. On the

[ ] to my order) viz Debt & Int. $20.05 and costs $15.98 ¼ including offs Bill $6.00 [ ] on appeal 50 cts &Attys legal Fee $3. Wrote to Jacob Zerfass Hummelstown Dav. Co. sent Dairo Earnest on subject of his apl for license Spent eve in office – Chas Brown called in house. to bed 9 P.M.

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