Sunday, August 26, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Augt 26--1 Clear-very warm--wife, children & self at church in morning. Son Chas & self walked round water basin & from 7 ½ to 8 ¼ or 8 ½ P.M. 2 ½ or 3 ms..-home to bed 9 ½ P.M.

Monday, August 27, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

27--2 Clear-warm, A.M. home not well, - I rode on horseback from 5 ½ to 7 A.M. 7 or 8 ms.. court met from 8 ½ to 11 A.M. [?]..-pd [?] Boar for Subpa in Mills case 25 in the 25 [?] & this Ms.. for a 2nd Subpa. In said case 25. amt 50. This last[?] to send to Washington for Eliza Thompson & [?] to Dr. Wm.. Wallace Washington City D.C. & pd [?] 5. Enclosing said Subpa.. to serve on said Eliza, spent afternoon & Evs.. chiefly at home-walked with children Mary & J Calvin after tea. Mr Clendenin & Mrs Shunk & Jas Shunk along-home 7 ½ to bed 9 1/4.

Tuesday, August 28, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

28--3 Clear-very hot sun. A.M. home unwell. rode on horseback from 5 ½ to 6 ¾ A.M. 5 or 6 Ms..-wrote 25 [?] to Reah Frazer Esqr[?] Lancaster on Boroman[?] business. Re[?] of C.A Snyder Esqr[?] on [?] [?] against HP Martin & Rody McGee as bail on Ex against the latter debt & amt $89.20. ([?]21 [?] when I bought said claim of R[?] Berver & pd. him there for $62.50. I have therefore again of $26.70 as my Fee $26.70. [?]pd in [?] Dep RR. $110.00-conversed with Emerson on Mills Cases at Shakespeare Hotel from 10 ½ to 12 noon. Rode in carriage from 5 to 6 ½ P.M. with wife & children 6 or 7 ms. Revd [Review] of Mrs Elizbeth Fackler for Trimbles heirs $3.00 one mos rent in advance from 25 inst[?].-Evs.. at home chiefly to bed 9-

Wednesday, August 29, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

29--4 Cloudy. Some rain 9 A.M.-A.M. home unwell, paid for 2 lbs butter 25. 2 lbs beef 14. & beefs liver 18 ¾ (yesterday) Squashes 10, peaches and apples 16. 2 qts dried pares 10. Ho[?]ed 12 ½. amt $1.06 ¼ . Paid my client Jacob Fisler $11.00 in full of all demands [?] for a load of hickory wood deld. to me [?] 4/46 being about ¾ load worth about $3.00 & for Bal. of Collection for him from Geo. W. Layne. [?] 25 inst. After retaining my expenses & Fee $15. having had sd.. trifling[?] [?] in hands near there years. Some 15 or 20 [?] having been [?] to & form Pittsburg on the [?]-on which I found the postages & the sd debt having been barred by [?] discharge as a bankrupt but in cautiously revived this correspondence with me on the subject. Fisler was well satisfied with $11 & to give me the wood in as sd money may be esteemed a perfect windfall to him.-Rep[?] to me by L.N. OH Esqr $1.50 pd. by me to Theo Fenn 19 [?] for paper book or counter [?] in Krause & Boas [?]. Emerson & self in prison to see our client Mills from 11 ½ A.M. to 12 ½ P.M. spent afternoon chiefly in office. Walked to capitol & after tea with children. Met Miss Margaut Ahciro[?] there-home 8 ½ to bed 9 P.M.

Thursday, August 30, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

30--5 Clear & very warm-A.M. home unwell. Rode horseback from 6 to 7 A.M. 5 miles_Wrote to Reah Frazer on Bowman [?] (628 inst.)-spent day chiefly at home, walked with son Chas. To capitol 7 ½ P.M. joined J McKeever their called with wife at Whiteheads & [?] & walked round by her sisters & home 8 ¾ to bed 9 ¼ P.M.

Friday, August 31, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

31--6 Rain a little in last night. Greater part of day also, very sultry. A.M. home unwell. He & son Chas. engaged with Fornteys [?] getting load saw dust at the sawmill.

Augt 31—6 Cont.. Geo. C. Penniman Secy & [?] of American Telegraph Co. of Baltimore called on one in relation to suit against said Co. by [?] C. Briggs Esqr for $50 fee for service giving[?] legislature for sd.. Charles.Lappe and at Snyder at 10 AM with Mr Penniman for sd Co. Mr Briggs made a very poor case for a claim. Mr Brooks there & Ex by Mr. [?]_Mr Brooks had sent Mr. Penniman to me as Mr P. said-night for Mr Briggs for $50 on no legal Ev. at all. Apl entered by Defs. Mr Miller for bail Mr P. pd. [?]. of [?] 37 ½ & pd . one Fee $5 . for my service this day which I told him has all I should charge if Mr Briggs insisted no further on his claim. Evs home to bed 9

Saturday, September 1, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Sept 1--7 Clear & fine. Pleasant, coolish. A.M. home unwell-pd.. 2 lbs butter 37 ½ . 6 ¾ lbs beef 45. Tomats. Cucumbers [?] 20. 3 lbs oats $1.06. 42 lbs Wheat flour $1.12 ½ (to Mr Callum) ¼ peck onions 6 ¼ and 1 Bus Potatoes 87 ½ (this makes 4 5/8 Bus New Pot.. to 25 all.) AMt. $4.14 ¾ - R[?] of Mrs. Jane Shunk for 1 gal. Vin.egar 25. Emerson & self called at prison from 11 ¼ AM to 12 ¾ P.M. to see our client Mills--Wife, children & self rode in carriage from 3 ½ to 5 ½ P.M. after which I took 7 little girls including daughter Mary & 2 little boy son J Calvin & [?][?] a short ride round town. Wife & self walked round about 8 P.M. & called at her sisters. To bed 9 ¼ P.M.

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