Sunday, October 28, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

28 – 1 Clear & fine – Indn. Summery – I walked before Ch. time 1 or 2 ms. cir. Wife, Self & Children at Ch. in Morng. Walked about 4 ¼ to 5 P.M. 2 ½ ms. – Son Chas. & Self at our Ch. in Ev. Rev. Mr. Morris of Silver Springs preached – A Rev. Mr. Rittenhouse preached this Mg. – Home 8 to bed 8 ½ P.M.

Monday, October 29, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

29 – 2 Rain (superscript note: all day) – A.M. home. Pd. Saml. Duff (cold. Man) at his own house present his wife & a white Journeyman who witnessed his Recpt. (V.R. Book) $3.50 in full of all demands for footing one pair boots Soaling another his wife & three other women owe me at least $2.50 a piece or $10 jointly for a Series of Services & profl. Counsel in relation to a Society to which they belonged (v Augs [?] and subsequently). Spent day Ev. chiefly in my office & to bed 8 ½ P.M.

Tuesday, October 30, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

30 – 3 Clear & Cloudy, fresh & blusterly – A.M. home. Recd. letter from Saml. J. [?] Shunk Esqr. Phila. with his note to B. Parker [?] (margin note: Esqr. [??]) for $8 ½ [?] payable in 5 yrs [?] with Int. dated Nov. 1/49 [?] in place of one for same amt. from same to same dated Apl. 7/49 payable 1 year [?] after date without Int. which latter is deld. to me by Mr. P and the former detached from the latter & deld. to him by me. Wrote to Saml. J. Shunk in reply enclosing him said note so lifted. G. F. Emerson & Self called in prison ½ an hour about noon to see Mills. Geo. Utz & Self engaged ¾ hour about 8 ½ A.M. fixing Shunks carriage house Door to fasten etc. [?] Depd. in D. Dep. Bk. $40.00. I walked before breakfast by 7 ¼ A.M. 3 ms. & in Ev. about 4 ½ P.M. 3 ½ ms. ~ Ev. home to bed 9.

Wednesday, October 31, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

31 – 4 Cloudy – Clear (superscript note: Cloudy [?] “Blusterly soire [?] of its own” none [??]), fresh. A.M. home. Pd. Mr. Edwards (Yesterday) for Mending Son J. Calvin’s Shoes 40 in full; pd. for 2 lbs Butter 35, Liver 5, ½ Bus. Rambo Apples 28 cts. Rec.d of Elizth. Geff [?] for Trimbles heirs on ap rent $3.00. Amt. Exs. $1.08 Was in and out of Argument Court in forenoon. Walked before breakfast 3 ms. Emerson & Self 1 ½ miles about noon & I rode on horseback 6 ms. from 4 to 5 P.M. Ev. home to bed 9 Good deal blusterly, Cloudy, Cool. Some [?] spits of Snow through the day – Spent Evg. at home & to bed 9 P.M.

Thursday, November 1, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Nov. 1 – 5 Cloudy – Coldish (superscript note: son home [?]). Walked 3 ms. before breakfast by 7 ¼ a.m. Son Chas. along – rode on horseback from 3 to 4 ½ P.M. 8 mi. Handed wife $3.00 for her own use to buy drep. [?] stockings muslin etc. [?] (vafe [?] rendered hereto attached)

Nunt [?] day except as above chiefly in my office & Eve. also wife [?] at Mrs. Kern [? Kerr?] from 7 to 9 P.M. to bed 8 ¾ P.M.

Friday, November 2, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

2 – 6 Clear & fine. In 8th Gunnery – AM home – I walked from 6 ½ to 7 ¼ AM before breakfast 3 ½ ms. – attended Argt. Comm. at 9 ½ to hear 11 am. when Emerson self called at Ledgwicks office about Publication of Mills trial & I directed him in consequence of his now shown one sided course to publish nothing with my sanction. E self then called at Prison c/n [?] an hour or more to see Mills. Recd. J.M. Stevenson (of B & R) for 50 lbs Brown Sugar $3.25 (v. 13 uls [?] 16 lbs as Rhoads’ Stone. Recd. of D.A.S. Eysler $23.33 being 2 mos. Rent for my Stone [?] Room to 1st next Mo. & pd. him my Stone Bill for 2 Mos. to pd. inst. (v. Pass Book) $4.61 in full rode on horseback from 4 to 5 ¼ P.M. for 7 miles. Spent Even. at home and to bed at 9 P.M.

Saturday, November 3, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

3 – 7 Clear & fine – Indn. Summery – (superscript note:) warm - A.M. home – Recd. Yesterday for MK Powder 12 ½ - copy of Police Gazette 5 This mr. 2 lbs Butter 36 - 5 Qts new corn meal 15 – Twists & Rolls 18 28 lbs Wheat Flour 75 of Mr. Callum – to Peter Brenner [?] 15 for Hay to our house today at his residence in Up. Swatara Amt. $1.76 ½ - Geo. F. Emerson, son Chas. & myself left town in my carriage at 10 a.m. with dog & guns to hunt. Drove to Peter Brenners about 4 ms. from town & put our Horse in Stable – and then hunted down to High Spire 2 or 2 ½ Miles where we Stooped at Saml. Neidigs [?] & got some pie cider & [?] and remained about 1 ½ hours – then returned to Brenners where we took drink of his whiskey hitting [?] from [?] him or above 15 cts & left for home about 4 P.M. where we arrived about 5 P.M. Spent Eve. home – to bed 9 P.M.

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