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

21 ~ 1 Cloudy & Clear –some Rain in last night and this morning till 9 or 10 A.M. spent day at home except that about 4 P.M. I walked a mile or two Spent Evs also at home and to bed 8 ½ P.M.

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

22 ~ 2 Clear –Fine day – mild – rode on horseback 3 miles at 6 ½ A.M.-called at Mr. Peacocks before breakfast to see Mrs Kelly & her children goodbye as she starts this morning for Michigan –Paid for Indigo 12 ½ for sugar 6 ¼ AMT 18 ½ cts. Pd Jacob Friedly 45 cts. in full for 1 load (15 Bus.) [sheup?] sand deld for Shunks privy. Recd of Jno. Fesler Fee $ 6. on a/c for profl services & in Holman& Updegrove vs Fesler 114 Aug. 7 1840 & was engaged all afternoon for Dept jointly with J. A. Fiske as counsel in trial of said cause –rode on horseback 5 miles after supper from 6 ½ to 7 ½ P.M. Spent Evening in office and to bed at 9 P.M.

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

23 ~ 3 Clear & Cloudy & Pleasant –was engaged in court in trial of same cause as yesterday till near 4 P.M. made speech in same before dinner –rode on horseback 4 ms from 5 ½ to 6 ¼ P.M. ~Elizth Shunk retd here to our house from Phila & Lancaster to spend a few weeks. Paid Danl Lingle $1.59 Bal. in full for carpenter work at Shunks privy and 25 cts. for fitting cellar Door & fixing slats in clothes [ ] in my new House. (v. Bills & Recpts. & 13th & 16 inst.) Spent Evening in my office and to bed at 9 P.M.

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

24 ~ 4 Clear & Cloudy ~ showers at 3 P.M. Paid for 2 lbs Butter (Shoop) 37 ½ cts. for Spinnage 5 cts. Beef 15 cts for a shad 12 ½ cts for 4 Doz Eggs 30 cts. for ½ Bus Potatoes 30 cts. (brought from River by Saml Karnes) Sundries 4 cts AMT $1.30 rode on horseback 8 miles by 11 ½ A.M. ~ met Board of School Ds at 7 P.M. to 9 PM. To bed 9 ½ P.M.

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

25 ~ 5 Clear & beautiful –rode on horseback circular 6 ms to Loucks Smith Shop & back from 8 to 10 A.M Wrote letter to Hon. Alexs Ramsey Washington D.C. & Kept Copy. Sarah Bear (seamstress) here 4 or 5 day beginning of last and two days beginning of this week at instance of M. S. Clendenin Wrote to Geo. Rhan Esqr. orwigsburg Jeha Co. Kept Copy & pd POS. 10 Cts. on subject of Certain claims for clients. Spent day partly in Court & office –walked 2 miles after tea by 7 ½ P.M. –Evs in office to bed 8 ½ P.M.

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

26 ~ 6 Clear & Fine ~ warm ~ rode on horseback 5 ms from 10 to 11 A.M. to Poor House Mill & back pd C. Seiler Esqr 97 cts in full of the Costs in Rawn vs Sneirly before him out of $ 6.00 recd of Dept 8 inst (v. Receipt) Paid for Blacking 6 ¼ cts Segars 6 ¼ & POS 2 AMT 14 ½ ~ Spent day partly in Court house ~ Walked 2 ms before breakfast, spent Evs partly at Col. Roberts’s office reading –To bed 9 P.M.

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

27 ~ 7 Rain all day –Paid for 2 lbs Butter 37 ½ (Shoop) for Meat 25 cts. for Crock apple Butter 44 cts. for Rhubarb Sundries 10 cts. handed wife 15 ½ and paid at Case’s for 4 lbs Brown Sugar 32 cts. (v. 20 inst.) AMT $1.64 ~ Recd of Robt J. Rop $5. As proposed to be contributed by him to move Mr. Shunks privy to its present location on a/c of benefit to him Spent day chiefly in Court & Evs in office –to bed 9 P.M.

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