Sunday, January 28, 1844 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Jan 28 ~ 1 Clear & Cloudy ~ very cold – some snow after 11 a.m. – I walked 2 miles or more before church time – was at our church in morng with wife and son Chas. – spent rest of day & evs at home to bed 9 P.M.

Monday, January 29, 1844 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

29 ~2 Clear & very cold ~ Recd letter Saty evs last from J.W. Farrelly Esq. Of Pa Senate "Jan 26" wrote this morng in reply and kept copy ~ pd J. A. Weir $6.48 ¾ in full of all the costs in Henlock vs Batten for Batten vs Cake No 44 Nov 7:43 except off Bill of $ 6.00 50 cts spent on entering his office & Atty Legal Fee $3.00 all of which I recd out of $ 15.98 ¾ costs pd me in said case [ ] inst. (v. [ ] loose Recpt) ~Pd J.B.Bratten my client in said case $12.55 Bal in full of Debt Inst. Costs after retaining by agreement my Fee $12:00 (v Recpt Book H 27 inst) Depo in the Ws Savs [ ] $50.04 viz J W. Cake’s ck for #36.04 in on v ist. & $14 in Relief notes p Susan Strasbaugh 37 ½ in full for washing this day. was at State Library from 4 to 5 P.M. and then called at Mrs. Braizers on my way home. Spent Evs in office To bed 10 P.M.

Tuesday, January 30, 1844 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

30 ~ 3 Cloudy all day – some snow ~ cold rode on horseback from 10 ¼ to 11 ¼ a.m. 8 miles. Recd letter from J. W. Farrelly Esq of Pa Senate "Jany 29" in reply to mine of yesterday. Wrote in reply & kept copy enclosing an usealed letter to C.B. Power Esq Meadville Crawford Co. of which I also kept copy. Deposited in the Hs Savs Instn by my ck on sd Instn in its own favour $191.36 to credit of Mo. W. Farland for payt of taxes for Trimble heirs (see sd letters for full explanation) Pd Mary Cowen $1.00 in full of her wages for one weeks service to 22 inst when she left. present Dav Williams wife & Fanny Stevens at house of latter (v. loose Recpts) Pd Robt Weir 25 cts. Cash for a suppa in the case of Pilkington vs Rawn sd 148 Nov 1:43 Handed wife $1.25 to buy muslin for shimmers for herself. Paid J.S. Bratten to the written order of Mo Geo Short 75 cts in full of sd Shorts witness fees in Bratten vs Cake 44 Nov 1:43 [ ] Bill sud v inst. (v copy file on file) Pd Ann Innis 50 cts on a/c of her wages. Walked 2 miles in afternoon. Spent Evs in office & to bed 9 ½ P.M.

Wednesday, January 31, 1844 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

31 ~ 4 Clear & Cold – Paid for 2 lbs Butter 87 ½ for 2 bundle straw 16 cts for cream 6 ¼ Amt 59 ¼ Jamy Trimble son of Dr. T. dud in office Recd of Saul Faunie for H. Shunk $69. 1 ¼ Bal. Of 2 quarters sent to 1st inst after allowing said Faunie Bills for repairs $18.38 ¾ walked 3 miles from 10 ¼ to 11 ¼ P.M. Spent rest of day & Evs chiefly in office and to bed at 9 ½ P.M.

Thursday, February 1, 1844 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Feb 1 ~ 5 Clear & Cloudy & Cold. rode 10 miles on horseback from 91/2 to 11 ½ P.M. ~ Paid Geo. L. Mytinger collector for Frs R. Shunk Borough School tax for 1843 $19:44 and pd Mo Kelker cold for same, state & Co. tax for 1843 $15.41 & recd of Mo. Kelker for Frs. R Shunk [ ] & Int $7.25 Balance of due Bill dated in May 1835 for $20 – Bal. [ ] $5 on which [ ] from date due Bill within some 8 or 9 cts and paid to Wm Farquar for Frs. R. Shunk $5.00 out of said $7.25 (v. Rept this money paid W Morrow) V.R. but entd here because intended to be paid this Evs spent afternoon chiefly in my office Evs also except – an hour or more spent in parlour with J.K. Findlay C. Brown H. Petriken who left about 8 ½ or 9 ¼ P.M. – to bed at 10 P.M.

Friday, February 2, 1844 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

2 ~ 6 Clear Cloudy soft – milder – Snow fell last Eve 2 or 3 inches deep – melting away today – was in Court from 10 am to 1 PM. Recd of Michl Keller of Hanover Retaining Fee $5.00 in a proceeding against him in Dav Com by Bill in Equity by his wife, pd Mo. H. Chayn 50 his witness fees in Bratten vs Cake 44 Nov 7.43 (v. Receipt on copy of Bill)- David W. Rawn arrived at 3 ½ P.M. in the case from Mother’s in Edgement Del. Coy. to attend as a witness on my behalf next Tuesday before arbitratory in case of Pilkington vs Rawn. I paid his omnibus fare from Canal to my office 13 ½ and to Morton Ganett agent his car fare from Paoli to Harrisburg $3.25 AMT $3.37 ½ Paid at Buffington for ½ gal. Sperm Lamp oil 50 Cents (v 23 ult) J.K Findlay Esq took tea with us & spent evens.

Saturday, February 3, 1844 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

3 ~ 7 Clear ~ Cold hard frozen till warm. Thawing after that till 4 P.M. Pd Mo Sharp 37 ½ in full for 2 lbs of butter & at same time for 3 lbs behive – Pd Ann Innis by her husband 50 cts a/c wages ~ for sundries newspapers POS etc 5 cts AMT 92 ½ cts – Paid Wm Stewart Esq of Pa Senate for Trimbles heirs by ck on the Hs Savs Instn on his order $127.76 ¼ taxes redemption money in unseated lands of said heirs in Mercer Co. (v. Co [ ] Recpts) Pd Wms Hoffman $1.68 in full for 4 weeks milk & cream to this day. Paid Jacob Finler $3.50 in full (v. R. Book) for 700 lbs Hay 300 lbs deld 2nd and 400 lbs 30 ult. Handed Jas Innis 13 ½ to pay as he said for his opening his saw, spent Evens in office and to bed at 10 P.M.

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