Sunday, October 7, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

7 – 1 Rain – wife & son Chas. at Church in morning – I remained at home all day and even. also and to bed 9 P.M.

Monday, October 8, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Oct. 8 – 2 Clear – Cool, some windy – I walked from 9 to 10- ½ a.m. 4 ms. circular to Mo. Hoffmanop [?] down toward Middletown on Turnpike pd him $3.25 in full for milk & cream from the 1 Augt. last to the 2nd inst. inclusive (OK [?] Book) rode on horseback from 3 ½ to 4 ¾ P.M. 7 or 8 miles. Paid at Lochens for a Pair of Cork Soals [?] 25 cts. Amt. $3.50 & took them with my new Cast [?] to Sam Duff (the Shoemaker) who has a pair of my Bootlegs to foot for me ~ Spent Eve. at home in office to bed 9 P.M.

Tuesday, October 9, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

9 – 3 Clear & Cloudy – AM home Yesterday & today [?] I walked from 9 ½ to 10 ½ a.m. 3 ms. and rode on horseback from 4 to 5 P.M. 7 ms. – Paid Dutch Martin – (Carter) for hauling load of Slabs [?] for Me (superscript note: Debibaunn [??] and small [meager?]) Otts Saro Mills – Anthony along with him. I was in the prison ½ hour about 2 ½ P.M. to see Mills who is sick in bed. I voted Entire Dem. Ticket (as usual) at election today. Handed wife for 2 ¼ yds Kentucky Jeane 63 & 2 yds Canston flannel 37 cts Amt. $1.00 for son J. Calvin Recd. letter from Robt. S. Dean Esqr. Ohio Oct 4 & pd Pos. 10 in reply to mine of 28 ult [?] & wrote in reply & pd Pos 10 cts Spent Eve. in office & to bed 9 P.M.

Wednesday, October 10, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

10 – 4 Rain at times in afternoon – AM home & Charly Ford (Cold. man) assisting him [?] in afternoon in cellar cutting Habs [?] got Yesterday into Oven Noad [?] – Ford here perhaps 2 hours pd. 2 lbs Butter 40 – Eels 16 – ½ Peck Cornmeal 9. Amt. 65. Was at Joop [?] Store [? Stove ?] Vendue [? Vendor ?] short time about 9 ½ AM. [?] Beufn. Hopkins by his wife on ap [?] Miter [?] Rent $1.25 Wrote to James Trimble Clarksville & Kept Copy (03 ult.) also to Miss Eliza B. Mills Wagontown Ches. Co. & Kept Copy Paid J. Harrington (Colr.) State & County Tax on Wister [?] estate amounting to $8.25 viz Coy. $3.75 State $4.50 – Spent afternoon chiefly in office – Called at Shakespeare Hotel from 6 ¾ to 8 P.M. to see Emerson on Mills Care & we walked to Stouffers & back to hotel, home 8 1/6 P.M. and to bed 9 –

Thursday, October 11, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

11 – 5 Clear & Coldish – fine, fresh, windey – AM home Walked from 6 ¾ to 7 ½ AM before breakfast 2 miles Rode on horseback from 9 to 10 AM for 7 ms. cir. Called at Fredr. Obey’s [?] house to see him about Reeme case. – Then called at 10 ¾ on Emerson, we walked to Stouffers and at 11 AM to 12 noon called at prison to see Dr. Mills. – I then called at house on Mulberry St. to See Miss Sarah Ingram & informed she at High Spire. – Spent afternoon & Eve. chiefly in office – Paid Ezekiel Williams for his boy Sweeping my 1st & 2nd Story Kitchen Chimnies 31 ½ & to bed at 9 P.M.

Friday, October 12, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

12 – 6 Cloudy – Milder – AM went to work at Asylum at 9 AM (superscript note: [??] med again till Monday next) ~ Recd. of Mo. P. Shoop FEE $20.00 Bal. for my profl. Services in Suits No. 104 Aug. 7.45 No. 50 Apl. 7.68 having on the 13 Augt. 45 recd. of him $10 Counselling & Retr. fee in first [?] of sd. Suits and having also recd. & retained his and his son Elias’ Mtneps [??] fees in Suit No. 128 Aug. 745 Parthesuer [?] ~ Reemes’ Exr. amounting to $5.12 that is FEE $5.12 (v. 31 July 48) & pd. him for 10 Bus. Potatoes deld. to me on ap. Nov. 7/45 at 62 ½ [?] cts per Bus. $6.25 (v. Recpt. Book) though in fact

Oct 12 – 6 Contd. - - it was agreed that he should pay me a Bal. of $15 whereas taking off $6.25 from $20 would have left but $13.75 but I had sd. he should pay me $20 – he proposed taking off the Bal [?] & I proposed making it just $15 which was at once agreed & he gave me his check on Mittn. [?] Bk for sd. Bal. $15 – He still owes me for Profl. Services & in his Executorship of Old Mo. Bithemers [?] estate and on Estate of Mrs. Metzel which it was agreed he would Settle hereafter as his ap [?] about [?] not Settled Yet and on first he has an afe [?] to Settle with Metz the first Purchaser from his as Exr. at Public Sale of sd. Parthemen farm. Philip Newbecker & his wife dined with us – in town from about 10 A.M. to 3 ½ P.M. I rode on horseback from 6 ¾ to 5 P.M. 7 miles – called on Mr. Emerson at S. Hotel at 7 P.M. and he and Self walked to Subpa. Sarah Ingram in Mills case & also called at H. Sprigmans – back to my office at 8 and he left 8 ¾ - to bed 9 P.M.

Saturday, October 13, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

13 – 7 Clear & fine – fresh, but agreeable. A.M. home. pd. for 1 lb. Butter 25. 1 ½ doz Eggs 15. Beef Yesy. & today 32. a HAM weighing 15 lbs 93 ¾. Cornmeal, Sausage [tr?] 28 & for 3 Bus. oats $1.06 ¼. & Yes. Ho. Med. 12 ½. Amt. $2.12 ½ Recd. Yesterday from Poor House Mill Return of 2 1/8 bus [?] (of 9 Bus.) Wheat got of S. Fishburn. Pd. J & E C Eby for 2 Tons (neat weight) of Sykens Valley Coal $6.00 delivered this day (v. Recpt. Book) – Mr. Emerson & Self at State library an hour about 2 ½ P.M. on Subject of Mills case. I rode on horseback from 4 to 5 P.M. 3 or 4 miles calling at Old Mr. Fortneys and also at Eby’s Store and paying they as aforesd. for the Coal). present one of their Carters & Young Man whom I pd. Pd. Mo. Rhoads for 16 lbs Brown Sugar $1.00 (v. 19 left cash for 50 lbs got of Berghaus & Pass Book for 1 lb [?] at Eysters 11 inst.) 30 lbs of the 50 being used for Peach Butter this makes about 21 lbs used in 24 days or so then less [?] than one lbs per day – unheard of 1 ½ lbs per day as used [?] for 6 mos. or more prior to sd. 19 left. Chas. J. Wister Jr. of Germantown at my office twice today – I showed him my full ap. Dr. & br. of Wister Property that is the original ap. in the Book. & also the Amt. of Dr. & br. [?] furnished to him on a piece of Paper showing a Balance of between $5 1/6 in my favour & water [?] tax yet to pay & some rent now owe viz. about $23.31. Spent Eve. chiefly in my office. Miss Sarah Ingram called and spent ½ hour about Mills case (v. 12 inst) to bed at 9 ½ P.M.

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