Sunday, August 1, 1847 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

There is no entry for this day. The next entry is on August 2, 1847.

Monday, August 2, 1847 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

August 2—2 Clear and fine, Th. 79 5‡†, and 11 AM 82, 76, 2 and 7 P.M. rode in carriage from 9 to 10 a.m. Mr. [Glendenin] and the children along—attended examination of Scholars at [Taft] Partridges Mil. School by request of James McCormick Sr. from 11 to noon. Attended funeral of Mrs. Ayers wife of Wm Ayres Esq. in carriage to the cemetery wife and Children from 4 to 6 P.M. Recd‡‡ of Mrs. Elizth [L]oy $3.50 [] for Rent for my new house, Recd of Jacob Derstine for Trimble, [kein] $2.00 pd [onof] [sic] rent was at Mrs. Elizth Brenizen’s front door, ½ an hour about 8 P.M talking to her Daughter, and then ¼ hour at Peacocks with wife Son Chas.—home 9 ¼ + to bed 9 ½ P.M.

Editor's Note: Rawn numbers the days of the week beginning with Sunday as 1.

Editor's Note: Most likely "Thermometer."

‡† Editor's Note: AM.

‡‡ Editor's Note: "Received." Used frequently.

Tuesday, August 3, 1847 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

3—3 Clear and fine, Th. 66, 74, 7 + 10 AM, 77, 80, 79. 1, 4 + 5 P.M—rode on horseback from 6 to 7 AM 6mis, and with wife and Children in carriage from 5 ½ to 7 P.M. 6 or 8 ms, Def d [D Def BR] $44, got qt molasses by Ayers Shellenberger at Ekkeys. Liquorice at groy‡† + charged to []. Ev g‡‡ home to bed 9 ½.

Editor's Note: "Miles." Used frequently.

Editor's Note: "Defendant." Used frequently.

‡† Editor's Note: "Grocery."

‡‡ Editor's Note: "Evening." Used frequently.

Wednesday, August 4, 1847 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Aug 4—4 Clear + fine. Th. 66, 76, 6 + 10 am, 83, 80 1 + 5 P.M. Pleasant. Pd for yes. 1 Qt molasses 10, liquorice [sic] 8, squash 12 ½ , this Mg‡†. 2 lbs Butter 25. [] bread rolls [+] 8, 2 Doz Corn 14, Beef 13 , 1 Bus‡‡ Mercer Potatoes 40, for riding[/raking] Gloves at [Greenawalts] 2 pairs 32, amt $1.02 ½—Recd for Trimbles heirs of Saml Miller [onof] rent $2.00—pd [to] Geo Geiger $6.00 in full ([v.R] Book) for 4 ½ Bus Wheat deld‡‡† to me on his order by [Jno] Hoffamn about [5. ult.] Recd of E. Shapley ([v 2/ult.) $30 Bal. of Recd fee of 80—Recd. my half—Fee$1[5]. (v. Tomorrow for payt‡‡‡ to McCormick of his half). Wife + children rode in carriage from 6 to 7 ½ P.M. 7 or 8 m s. Spent rest of Ev g home—wife at Shun[ks] 8 to 9—to bed 9 ½ --

Editor's Note: "Paid."

Editor's Note: "Yesterday."

‡† Editor's Note: "Morning." Used frequently.

‡‡ Editor's Note: "Bushel." Used frequently.

‡‡† Editor's Note: "Delivered."

‡‡‡ Editor's Note: "Payment."

Thursday, August 5, 1847 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

5—5 Clear + fine . Th. 73, 9 am, 87, 2 P.M. rode on horseback from 6 to 7 AM. 8 ms [Wrote] to Dr. Jab Swaim] Phila. for 1 Doz of his Panacea [popos 5] + al[m] to Tho. R. Trimble Ches Co on letter rec d from him 3rd dates []. (v his letter). Pd. Ja s McCormick Esq $15 his half of Bal. of $80 Re[c] d fee rec d Yesy ([] + 28 [alt]). ([v.]loose Recpts..)—Rec d. letter from sister Juliana Rawn "Tho[m]bury Del. Co.‡† July 31. Acknowledging receipt of mine 16 [alt]. Wrote to [Jno] Evans Paoli on subject of her [ ] letter + Kept Copy. P d for Blackberries 6. at Coverlys Min. [] 5. 2 ½ qts molasses 25, Amt-36 wife + children rode in carriage from 5 ½ to 7 ½ PM. 8 or 9 ms —attended would be lecture in Court House at 8 P.M. Lec[ture]. (Prof Emerson) of N.H. got sick after having [professed] some time + all was postponed. home 9 to bed 9 ½ NoBody home

Editor's Note: "Jacob."

Editor's Note: "Chester County."

‡† Editor's Note: "Delaware County."

Friday, August 6, 1847 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

6—6 Cloudy—rain afternoon—Coolish—Th. 65, 72, 5 + 10 am. 6 + [8] PM. Walked 3 ms from 6 to 6 ¾ am. Rode on horse-back from 8 to 9 am. 5 ms pd. A Buffington for his brother B. (v B + R) for 1 Cart Load Pine Wood $1.12 ½ . Paid [Jno] Little + Co. $1.12 ½ in full (v. RB.) for mending shoes—for self + children— pd for nutmeg 6 cts. at Kelken for piece looking Glass 6. Paper 3. 4 lbs Coffee 32 at Nusbaums ([v.][] )amt 47. Ev g home to bed 9 ½

Saturday, August 7, 1847 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

7—7 Cloudy. Rain more or less all day. Th. 66 to 71 through day pd. for 2 lbs Butter [21]. 1 [pr.] chickens 10, 2 Doz Corn 14, 8 qts Blackberries 12 ½ –coffee 12 ½, 10 lbs te 12 ½, 8 lbs brown sugar 60 (v.[]) 4 for Making Bberry jamb amt $1.36—pd [Sulz] for 2 Bottles Dr. Shaynes Syrup Mild Cherry $1.75, one bottle got about 3 weeks [t]ime of his boy [N]one to day of himself reduced from $1 to 8 ½ a bottle to me pd Geo Utz 37 ½ for book for Self + [6]2 ½ for Trimbles Heirs + [re d]of him for said heirs in Cash $2.75 Making $3.75 one Mos. Rent. rode on horseback from 5 to 6 P.M. 6 Ms –Attended very crowded meeting in Court House to hear Lectures on Slavery from the

Editor's Note: "Pair."

Editor's Note: "Tea." Used frequently.

Aug 7—7 cont d—celebrated Wm. Lloyd Garrison + a col d man of some note named [Frederick] Douglas.—considerable row Kicked up after cold man commenced speaking—Some rotten Eggs thrown--torpedoes fired + correction by Myself of false position assumedly Hen. Petri[l]Ken—con-siderable dispute + excitement + concluded to a [forum]—home 9 ½ + to bed 10 P.M.

Editor's Note: "Colored."

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