Sunday, August 22, 1847 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

22—1 Cloudy, Clear / Cloudy—Coolish. Th. 73 noon 74—2 P.M. 72, 4 P.M. children Self at church in morng wife + self in Evg. Rev. M[r]. Krebs of New York [rec’d] home at 9 and to bed at 9 ½ P.M.

Monday, August 23, 1847 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

23—2 Clear / Cloudy Th. 63—6 am. 74 noon 75, 2 + 4 + 70 at 7 PM. Anthony, self + Daughter Mary rode in carriage to River about 9 a.m. to [r]ack wheels back in ½ an hour. Rode on horseback 8 or 9 Ms from 4 to 6 P.M. Defd in DD[R] $48. pd for 121. Molasses 10, 4 lbs Coffee 32 ([v] 6 [unit]) [pd] by wife at Hummel + otts, [sic] Amt. 42, was in Court from 10 am till noon. Spent Evg. at home To bed at 9 ¼ P.M.

Tuesday, August 24, 1847 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

24—3 Clear / fine—Th. 62—7am + about as Yesterday—Paid Geo. [M]enrick by his son Jame’s for ck to his order on Dau [def] BR $2.50 in full of his [Witness] fees in Renehart / F[r]eeland (v [4] May Rent Book) [amt] to Alderman Robt. Morrow Pittsburg Kept Copy (v 12 [ult]) Enclosed closed letter unsealed for Wm A. Kin[sl]oe of which Kept Copy pd [Pos] 5 cts. also to Geo. W. Barton Esq Phila. pd [pos] 5: about [Jno] abating proper practice [+]. Also to [Jno] A. Bechtel Esq Pinegrove enclosing note against Jno Hipple in favor (now) of [Jno] Abbott for Collection + Kept Copy. rode on horseback from 9 to 9 ½ a.m. 3 or 4 Ms. + with wife /Children (except Chas.) in carriage from 5 to 6 ¼ P.M. Stopt [sic] at P.H. Mill was spectator at one church from 8 to 9 am at Bible presentation to [tons] of Temperance—home at 9 P.M. Spent rest of Evg at home, to bed at 10 ¼ P.M.

Editor's Note: Possibly Dauphin defendant.

Wednesday, August 25, 1847 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Aug 25—4 Clear + fine—very dry + dusty—Th. 59-5 am. 72 1 + 4 P.M. pd for 2 lbs Butter 26. Beef 8, 2 Doz. Eggs 18. rolls 7 1 Bus. Potatoes 30 (v 14 inst.) Amt 89 cts.—Recd letter from Wm. M. Bu[tt]er Ohio aug[ ] 1 (v 28 [mine] last) wrote in reply /Kept Copy—Wrote to Henry Schreiner Esq near Gratz sending him names of Road viewers.—Spent day chiefly in office. Rode on horseback from 4 to 6 ¼ P.M. 10 ms. stopping ½ hour at Hains Inn by Shoop[s] Church. Spent Eveng at home To bed at 9 ¼ P.M.

Thursday, August 26, 1847 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

26—5 Clear /fine—very dusty + dry. Th. abt Same as Yesterday Paid for 4 lbs brown Sugar 28 ([v] 21 [inst]) S R[ein Selk] 4 Pair shoes 75 for Son Chas. at Littels—Wife + Children Self left home in our carriage at 9 ½ AM for Geo. Bitners in Cumbd Coy abt. 10 or 11 Ms off—Arrived There (after calling on one Geo. Mise in Shiresman’s town [sic] who owes me some money [says] he will pay in 3 weeks at 12 noon—Bitner not at home—his wife / Daughter treated us very cleverly. we got a good dinner fed our horse left about 2 ½ P.M. Met Mr. B in Shiersmantown [sic] talked ½ an hour about our [hinnep]—he to be here 4 [next] me—we then drove to Camp Meeting of United Brethren near said town—remained up th[e]n ½ hour, drove round it and then called at Wm Gor[gas’] abt mile from there + 3 from town—Where we got about 4 [ms.] got tea + left about 5 ¾ / got home at 6 ¼ – Paid Toll both ways 50 at R/RO. bridge Amt--$1.57—pd for Bottle Swayne Syrup 87 ½ at Sh[ulzs]—Amt $2[..]44 ½ --Spent Evg home to bed 9 P.M.

Editor's Note: "About."

Editor's Note: "Railroad bridge."

Friday, August 27, 1847 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

27—6 Clear + fine—Cloudy in afternoon—Th. 66-9 am. 73 at 1 + 4 P.M. rode on horseback from 11 to 11 ¾ am 3 ms from 4 to 6 P.M. 8 ms. Recd letter from Sister Juliana Rawn Paoli Aug 26—Recd of Jacob Derstine for Trimble[s] [Heirs] $5 in full of his rent to 1 next Mo. Spent day except as above chiefly at home + Evg. also to bed at 9 P.M.

Saturday, August 28, 1847 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

28—7 Cloudy—warm—Th. abt. 74—pd for 2 lbs Butter 28 cts. for 6 lbs Beef 36. 2 lbs Rice 12 ½. Yesterday, cakes at [Tulmans] 26 [inst.] 6—rolls, peaches, paper 12 ½ to bal. Balsbaugh [p]er his brother for Shoeing Mare 80 ([v B/R]) amt. $1.75 rode on horseback from 9 ½ to 11 am. 8 ms.—wrote letter to Wm P. Beatty Jr. present + Kept Copy. Spent day home except as above and Evg also to bed at 9 ½ P.M.

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