Sunday, August 15, 1847 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

15—1 Clear + warm—Th. 77—8 am 83 noon, 84, 86, 84 at 12, 3 ½ + 4 for P.M. Wife, children self at church in mg and I was there in Evg.—home with Mrs. Cleadenin at 9 P.M. Then called at Mr. Peacocks to see Rev. Mr. Kelly Mr. P’s Son in law just June [] where I also met the Rev. [J]M [C]ir[t] of Epis Ch. here and where I may by a general attack of the Preachers aided Mr. Wm Peacock on the [sic] Presbyterian church. Dr. Miller of Princeton, Bames of Phila + most reluctantly forced into a defense of all of them or hear assertions the most unfriended when obliged to enter the lei[ts] [sic]—I did not flinch nor share them or their church but they abandoned the attack/Argument about—10 P.M. I think rather [S]at-isfied that they need had made nothing by their Fray, [Blame] Sweetheart attack, + home to bed 10 ½ PM.

Editor's Note: "Episcopal Church."

Editor's Note: "Unfriendly."

Monday, August 16, 1847 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

16—2 Cloudy, Clear Cloudy—very sultry—[home] little rain in Evg. Th. 76 + 79—7+10am. 84, 2 + 6 PM. Court [Comp.] I was in Court nearly all day—rode on horseback in morning after breakfast--+ in Evg after tea about ¾ h.[our] lunch time in-all about 7 or 8 Ms. pd for Slate 20cts at [Wyeths] for Son Chas.—for 12 qt lamp oil 25 ([v. / 6 ult] Amt 45 cts. Recd of Magdalena Donophy alias Williams+ Adelaideine Fettenberger her hands of Mr. Fox Jr. Consul-ting + retaining fee $10, in the matter of a Prosn pending against them in our Court for disorderly S[onse] [summons], spent Evg after ride in office to bed at 10 P.M.

Editor's Note: "Prosecution."

Tuesday, August 17, 1847 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

17—3 Clear + very sultry—Th. 74, 7am 83 noon 82—3P.M. + rode on horseback in Mg after breakfast ¾ hour + in Eveng after tea—3/4 Chas along [past] of time—Spent day chiefly in Court--Thos [L]ingle + Christn Umel at office—I was engaged in Evg with Wm Ayres as my colleague in Court in defense of James Greenly on a charge of Assault + Bat. closed [Tes.] at 6 ¼ P.M. /[] . Spent Evg after ride chiefly in office to bed at 10 P.M.

Wednesday, August 18, 1847 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Aug 18—4 Clear + fine—Pleasant—considerable air all day . 73—6AM. 77—2 P.M. + much cooler at 6 PM. Heavy Rain in last night—pd for 2 lbs Butter 25 for Beef 2 lbs 14, for rolls 7. 3 lbs brown sugar 24, to [Aetrick] last night for Anthony Moore 10 cts in place of a bad ten Ct piece he had given him [last marked eve] for apples Mary + my son Chas igno-rantly (as I believe), Amt 80 Min.[mineral] Water 6 ¼ last N. at [groy’]—Amt.—86 ¼ --Recd of J. Jacob Doman Fee $10, in [matter of] Doman [Const Riley] Aug 7. 47 [] tried before W. Klein[e] Esq 10 June last--+ $5 per then recd—this $10 to pay me in full to my case before Dobbs.—Recd of Chris M. Umel for Thos Lingle guardian of Margaret Ann Brubaker--$397.20 Pa[id] cash money of land + Interest Repd. him on his calling afterward $1.12 ½ being $1 + its Int.‡† that he had paid, it leaves the day he bought—so that I really recd from him but $396.07 ½ ,--also recd of S[d]‡‡ C. Umel for writing the deed Fee $5.—Spent day chiefly in Court—Wife + children rode in carriage after tea from 6 ¼ to 7 P.M. Defd D Dep BR $397 aforesaid—Spent Evg chiefly in office—Mrs. Mary S. Beatty self disagreeable con-versation at my front door about certain money she wants me taking [sic], my wife present—To bed at 10 ½ P.M.

Editor's Note: "Night."

Editor's Note: "Repaid."

‡† Editor's Note: "Interest."

‡‡ Editor's Note: "Said."

Thursday, August 19, 1847 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

19—5 Clear + Coolish—fine—fine air. Th. 65. 7 a.m. 73 noon 75—2 P.M. Cooler in Evg. Recd of Magdalena Denofhy + Adaline Feltenberger (her C.B. Henrys check amt $8 Book in favour [sic] of Jno. Fox Jr. forbearer) further Fee $15. ([v ante] [Re]inst.) F. K Boby Esq Self took refreshments by my invitation at Ceverly’s Hotel + [Jno.] 12 ½ + [L]alleman Esq Self at H[eris] Hotel by his invitation / he paid. Was engaged in Court in Morng [jointly] as Counsel for [20] females who were arraigned, and I entered pleas in abatement + [Judge] quashed. Spent afternoon chiefly in Court and after tea wife children self rode in carriage from 6 ¼ to 7 ¼ P.M. 8 or 6 ms.—Was at Mrs. Brenize[ns] an hour about 8 to 9 P.M. having gone there with her daughter Emily from one house—took refreshments at Coverly’s at 9 ½ P.M. with Judge Eldred J. [G]. Kunkle Esq + [v.] E. Piolet R. paying—Capt may of U.S.A came to town on [ ] stage this Evg. Stopped at Coverlys + great just to see him as he celebrated Captor [sic] of Gen. Le Vega, –home again at 9 ¾ to bed at 10 P.M.

Friday, August 20, 1847 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

20—6 Clear + Pleasant—Th. 56 + 63 at 6 + 9 am. 70 + 66, at 2 and 7 P.M. Was in Court from 10 to 11 ½ am.—no Court in afternoon—E. [W]esley Esq Self at Lt-[L]ib with J. Miller + [Aud]. Gen[era]l Pu[s]via[nce] from 10 ½ to 12 noon—looking at Law Books

Aug 20—6 contd.—rode on horseback from 8 ¾ to 9 ¾ am 5 Ms + in carriage with wife + children from 4 ¼ to 6 ½ P.M. 10 Ms—Recd of Mrs. Elizth Fackler for monthly [] one mos. Rent to 1 Sept $3.34,—wife at Mall Party at Gov. Shunks from 8 to PM. Son Chas Self to bed 9 P.M.

Saturday, August 21, 1847 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

21—7 Clear /fine –56.63 at 6 + 8 am. 70 + 66 2 + 7 P.M. Mistake 55 + 56 at 9 a.m.—hot sun through day—Coolish in Eveng pd for 2 lbs Butter 28. Beef 8 ¾ -- 1 pr [pair] chickens 15 apples te, 10. 3 lbs brown Sugar 24 (v./ []). Amt 95 ¾ --Got 3 Bus. oats $1.12 ½ of 6. [Fortney] to be settled when his manure [account] is Settled. in Court [Juries] [from] noon [own] 10 am to 1 P.M. rode on horseback in Mg after breakfast—by 9 ½ a.m. 4 o[r] 5 Ms with wife and children in carriage from 4 to 6 ¼ P.M. 10 Ms—having with son Chas. + Anthony first [bought] in carriage a bag of oats from [G]. Fortney 3 Ms. circular. Paid P[O]10 in letter recd by wife from her brother Jo’s wife A[r]K. Recd note [h]er hands of M[ipes] Ann [Bi]ndy Breu[iz]l[er] from J.M. Milles Geist—present [Mi’s] date—Spent Eveng at home and to bed at 9 ½ or 10 PM.

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