Sunday, August 19, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

19—1 Clear and fine. Wife, children and self at Ch. In Morng and Son Chas. & self in Evs.. Spend rest of day at home,. Home 9 ¾ to bed 9 ½ P.M.

Monday, August 20, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

20—2 Clear and fine,= Court commenced. A.M. work RlRd._R[?] ? letter from Mrs Eliza B. Mills Cher [?] in reply to mine of [?] Enclosing $10 in Mills care & pd [?]. wife self pd for 2 ½ yds linen $1.50 for shirts Bosoms & collars at [?]. Emerson & self called at Keagy’s about 8 . pm. to examine Mills [?] [?] rode on horseback before breakfast by 7 A.M. for 7 ms..-spent day chiefly [?]—to bed 9 ½ or 10 P.M.

Tuesday, August 21, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

21—3 Clear & very warm_A.M. work RlRd. Rode on horseback before breakfast 7 A.M. 6 or 7 ms..-spent day chiefly in court & back & forward to open[?] jail to see

Aug 21-3 contd.. to see Mills.. Bill [?] [?] Emerson and self engaged in court in afternoon in having Mills case postponed. Recd of Geo. Utz by his daughter for [?] [?] $3.00 on ap rent. Ev chiefly home to bed 9

Wednesday, August 22, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

22—4 Clear & warm A.M. work RlRd [?] 7 or 8 [?] [?] breakfast—pd.. 3 lbs Butter 46 ¾ Beef Liver 31 Squashes Summer Savory cakes 8. rolls 12 ½, ½ peck tomatoes 12 ½ Cantelopes 5, amt. $1.15 ¾ . Reviewed at [?] of Philip Dougherty out of [?] of five Irishmen named James Plunket, Mo. McManus, Peter & James Rock & Lawrence Daffy indicted for Riot.) in hands of J Clearton Fee $10. I only enjoyed today at the bringing on of their trial for their [?] Doughtery. Carson has been counsel for some time the case may come today at 12 noon & cont on trial all day till 6 ½ P.M. [?] adj.. at noon from 12 ½ to 2 ½ P.M. Spent Evs.. at home to bed 9 ½ P.M.-rode on [?] for [?] [?] breakfast.

Thursday, August 23, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

23--5 Cloudy. Rain cont. at 6 A.M. Rained hard abt.. 7 A.M. A.M. went to RlRd early but left.. before noon. Rode on horseback from 5 ½ to 6 ¾ AM 7 or 8 ms.. & borrowed umbrella on my return at [?]. engaged in trial of same cause as yesterday from 8 [?] [?] 2 ½ to abt 8 P.M. I made speech on behalf of [?] from 12 noon to 1 P.M. Attended at C. A. Snyder in suit for a Mr[?] Fishburn [?] at 2 to 2 ½ P.M. His father and he came to my house to consult me in n case and I went with them there--was in prison with Emerson to see Mills from 5 to 6 P.M. Mr Keener & self walked round after tea 1 ½ ms on [?] & sat for a mins at Herrs--home 8 & to bed 9 P.M.

Friday, August 24, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

24 6 Clear. fine. Pleasant--AM work RlRd. Rode on horseback from 5 ¼ to 6 ½ A.M. 7 or 8 ms..--Spent most of day chiefly in court during its session till 6 ¼ P.M. Walked to river with Mary & J Calvin after tea--spent Evs.. home_& to bed 9 P.M.

Saturday, August 25, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

25--7 Clear & fine. Warm, A.M. work RlRd. Rode on horseback before breakfast & after going to Market by 7 ¼ A.M. 5 or 6 miles. Pd.. for 5 lbs crackers 25 ([?]) for 2 lbs butter, 3 ¾ lbs beef 25 Bread & Rolls $10 -- Squashes 10. ½ peck tomatoes 12 ½ and 7 ½ lbs. Potatoes 30 (this makes 3 5/8 lbs new potatoes [?]) amt. $1.42 ½ . pd.. Samuel[?] Walters for 42 lbs wheat flour $1.20 [?] [?][?] deld [delivered] yesterday--Thursday chiefly in court. Reviewed letter from Mr. & Mrs.[?] Felden Pittsburg Aug 23 & pd 15. Enclosing the $23.00 revd. by him in suit against G.W Layng by my client Jacob Fisler. Mr Keever self & my children Mary & J Calvin walked to capitol & water basin after tea & afterwards sat at my door 1/2 an hour or more & I asked Mr Pollack in his & my wifes presence about his signing Pet. to court in favor of gamblers. Green Stehley & Robbins after expressing to me his indignation a few days since that such a Pet. should be in circulation & signed by members of the Church--to bed at 9 ½ P.M.

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