Sunday, September 2, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

2--1 Clear & fine.Cool. Son Chas.. J.K McKeever & self walked round 3 ms. circular from 8 ½ to 9 ½ AM.—Rev Mr. King of Carlisle performed Communion services in our church. Mr. [?] absent. Children & self attended funeral of Rudolph Kelkers[?] child (about 4 yrs old) from 5 to 6 ½ P.M. in our carriage to cemetery __Son Chas. & self at Church in Evs.. Rev. Mr. Hamilton D.D. some 25 or 30 years ago of this place but now of Alabama preached very fine Sermon on the final Judgment. We walked home with Mrs Clendenin and Mrs Bealty. Home 9 ½ P.M. & to bed.

Monday, September 3, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

3--2 Clear & quite cool in [?]. A.M. home unwell. I walked 1 [?] before breakfast by 7 A.M. Rvd of Geo. Utz for [?][?] $3.00 on [?] sent by his daughter. Ru[?] of Elizth[?] . Rent for my house $3.50—pd.. [?][?]([?]) by Ck [?] BR, $60.00 being 10 percent on my $600 of stock in Harrisburg Cotton Manufacturing Co. & being 2nd..[?] of $60 pd on sd stock ([?]) Check and bank book [?] first but receipt of this day [?] Rvd letter from James Trimble Clarksville Pa Aug 21 & pd pfs{?] 10. this day wrote in reply & [?][?][?] pd in [?] Bank $40. Rcd letter from DC[?] Wm.. F. Wallace Washington [?] 1/49 ½ pd 15. [?] enclosing Subpa.. sent him 2 [?]. rode in carriage from 3 ½ to 5 ¾ P.M. with wife & children round by Shooks Church, calling on our return at Saml.. Fishburn and speaking to him abent[?] wheat. I AM to get on a coffee due me. Spent Evs chiefly home & to bed 9 P.M.

Tuesday, September 4, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Sept 4—3 Clear & cloudy. Pleasant. A.M. work at rail road. Wrote to Mo. McFaden Pittsburg in reply to his the 25 ult. Orphans Cer[?] today. I was there from 10 AM to 12 ¼ P.M.—and short time in afternoon. And then was at prison to see Mills from 2 ½ or 3 to about 5 P.M. Spent Evs chiefly at home and to bed at 9 P.M.

Wednesday, September 5, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

5--4 Rain in morn..Clear & cloudy after 10 A.M. A.M. at home-pd for 3 lbs Butter 54-Beef & Liver 24. Squashes apples & Butter .25. amt $1.03. Emerson & self at prison from 10 to 11 A.M. to see Mills-he then filed between two of my front teeth and plugged a tooth on my right lower jaw.-he carried the tools into [?] by permission of Keeper Murray whose teeth it seems it had been agreed between he & Mills the latter should clean of tartar. In the afternoon my [?] A.M. moved from Shakespeare Hotel on the wheelbarrow (with the exception of his stoves and a large Muhagany operating chair which were drawn by Perry Hooker assisted by [?] in his cart of which [?] pd. His 17 cts or an English piece like a quarter of a doll. Perhaps called a 2 shilling [?] certain property not of much as late of our said client Mills transferred by Bill of Sale to Emerson & self on [?] of profl services. Where think it all not worth at the outside $75 and perhaps would not sell for $40. Spent Evens at home chiefly and to bed at 9 ¼ P.M.

Thursday, September 6, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

6—5 Clear & cloudy—A.M. work at rail road. I paid Dave Eppley There by CK to his order on this Dauphin Dep RR the following school taxes for 1849—50 viz my own $13.50. on Mister Prop. $5.63 on Trimble property $11.42. amounting in all to $30.55. I walked before breakfast by 6 ¾ AM. 2 ½ or 3 miles rode in carriage with children from 9 ¼ to 10 ½ AM 6 or 7 miles. Recd.. of Magdalena Donnehy, new tenant, for Trimbles heirs $3.00 one mos rent in advance from 1st inst[?] for 2nd story of two story brick. Recd.. telegraphic despatch from G.C Perriman Baltimore. Recd letter from Sam T. Shunk Esqs. "Phil’a..[?]". [?] at the funeral of Jacob M. Awl[?] from 4 to 5 ½ P.M. before I got home. Mr Hays & self coming by way of Cotton Factory [?]. Spent Evs.. at home & to bed 9 P.M.

Friday, September 7, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

7--6 Clear & pleasant. Some windy & coolish early. A.M. work at RlRd. I walked before breakfast by 6 ½ A.M.. 1 ½ or 2 Ms.. Wrote 2nd order to Jas. Shaim[?] Phila.. for my leather trunk & deld. to Mr. Murphy agent on Rl Road cars. Mr[?] T Sanders to whom I deld. An order about Monday last having failed to get the trunk through he left my order. The Sanders order was dated perhaps 2[?] weeks more or [?] back of the day I delvd. It to Mrs.[?][?] his name was inserted in the blank the morning we delvd.[delivered] it to him. Wife, children & self rode in carriage from 3 ¾ to 5 ¾ P.M. 10 or 12 ms. Evs home & to bed 9 P.M.

[small piece of rectangular paper (1 ½ in long X 1 in wide) inserted and glued in lower left corner of this page reads:] stopped getting ice today. Man run out of said article.

Saturday, September 8, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

8—7 Clear & fine-quite cold early in morning & cool after but hot sun. A.M. work at RlRd. Paid for 2 lbs butter 37 ½ for beef 50. 2 doz eggs 20. Tomatoes, squashes, cantelopes 20, 1 qt apple butter 12 ½ . 3 Bus oats $1.12 1/2, amt $2.52 ½ pd Albrights of Hanover for 13 bl. Wheat flour $4.75. Spent forenoon chiefly at home_rode in carriage from 3 ½ to 5 ½ P.M. with wife & children 9 or 10 miles. Spent Evs.. chiefly at home and to bed 9 P.M.

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