Sunday, November 4, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

4 – 1 Clear ~ fine. Indn. Summery – warm. I walked round by Canal Capitol & before Church time 1 ½ or 2 ms. – wife, children & self went to Lutheran Church in Morning, as none at own, M Thorny [?], Celia and the children walked to the Cemetery from 2 ½ or 3 to near 5 P.M. ~ Spent Eve. at home and to bed 8 ½ or 9 P.M. I was at The Shakespeare Hotel ½ an hour or more (superscript) about 7 P.M. to see Mr. Emerson about calling on the Judge tomorrow morning before he shall start to Sel. [?] Ct. on Subject of his charge in Mills case – home 8 & to bed 8 ½ or 9.

Monday, November 5, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

5 – 2 Clear & fine – Indian Summery – Emerson & self called on Judge Pearson at Herr’s Hotel at 6 ¾ of 7 am (Yesterday & My Mem. in Mills case on Subject). Anthony Moore his wife Cecelia who have lived with us since 29 July 1849 left today & took a home in Walnut St. at $2 per mo. I pd. Anthony Moore by Check to his Order on Dau Dep Bk $31.00 in full of all demands, wages of his wife from Apl last to 3 inst. inclusive at $1 per week.

Nov 5 – 2 Contd. Ellen Grady (or O. Grady) an Irish girl about 16 years old came to live with us at 75 cts per wk her brother Mo. Grady aged about 16 to 17 years also came on trial for a week or two for his eating & lodging. If we Suit each other I will Keep him all winter on those terms & give him Such 2n hand clothing as I may not want that he may Stand in need of. Recd. from Poor House Mill Return of 3 ¼ Bus or 208 lbs wheat. – to wit [?]141 lbs flour & 4 2/ [sic] lbs bran, this is certainly a strong return leaving nothing for barter [?] with Toll (1/10) out. – rode in carriage from 2 to 4 ¾ P.M. with wife & children – Eve. home Examining Mr. Bredin my Student from 7 to 8 ½ - to bed 9 P.M.

Tuesday, November 6, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

6 – 3 Clear & fine. Indn. Summery – warm, Mr. Emerson & self at State Library in Mills case from 10 ¾ am to 12 ¾ P.M. & from 3 to 5 P.M. – Major Forster was [?] there also examining law Books – walked after breakfast & before I went to library 1 ½ or 2 ms. – Spent Eve. at home – not as well as usual – to bed 8 P.M.

Wednesday, November 7, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

7 – 4 Cloudy, Misty, warm, Cleared after 8 or 9 A.M. & fine. Paid Finch [?] for Crackers [?] 25. cery hilked [?] 25. at Eyslers & this mr. 2 lb Butter 37 ½ - 14 Eggs 14 ½ Hone Rad. Red Peppers, Cabbage & Parsnips & 1 pecks [?] Turnips (9) = 35 ½ - 2 ¼ lbs Beef 16 – Recd. of Benj. Hopkins on Wister Property $5.00 on ap of Rent. ~ Expended Amt. $1.53 ½ ~ Emerson & Self at St. Library from 10 ½ AM to 12 ½ P.M. – Recd. letter from Miss Eliza B. Mills Del. Coy. Nov. 5 Enclosing one for her brother J.G. Mills in prison where Emerson & Self called ½ an hour or more about 3 ¼ PM. – Rode in carriage with wife & Children from 4 to 5 PM. & Mr. Gaure teacher & Self walked 3 ms. circular from 5 to 5 ¾ P.M. Ev. home & to bed 8 ½

Thursday, November 8, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

8 – 5 Rain all day – considerable Thunder & Lightning Hopkins called to tell me that Wister Building had fell down – I went over & found it lying pretty much in alley Went after Geo. Utz to attend & take it apart & lay it up too Much Rain all day to work at it. Emerson & Self were engaged from 2 to 4 P.M. or later in comparing Mills letters as Published in New York Pol. Gazette with originals – Spent Ev. at home – AM not well as usual. Wife & Son Chas. as her Sisters from 7 to 8 ½ to bed 9.

Friday, November 9, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

9 – 6 Clear & Cloudy – fresh – Geo. Utz, son Chas. & Self & our boy Mo. Grady engaged at Wister Building all morning till noon – laying up the pieces & parts of said Building & making fence where same stood. Pd for 3 Police Gazettes 15 Yesterday and today viz 2 Phila. & 1 New York, with Mills trial in Paid for a New Coffee Mill $1.00 at Fisher’s Hardware Store warranted as the Man told me for 5 Years (five Years) (superscript note: Amt. $1.15) Recd. of Magdalena Donehy for Trimbles heins [?] $3.00 one ms. Rent to pd. next month Wrote to Capt. Mo. H. Cheyney Health Office Phila. Yesterday (v. 27 ult.) - called on Emerson at his Hotel ½ an hour or more about 4 P.M. on Mills business

Nov. 9 – 6 Contd. walked after leaving Emerson 2 ½ or 3 miles- Spent Evg. at home & to bed 8 ½ P.M.

Saturday, November 10, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

10 – 7 Cloudy – fresh – Wrote letter last Ev. to Chas. J. Wister Phla. Coy. & Kept Copy. Recd. of Mrs. Elizth. Soy [?] $3.50 Rent for my brick house she lives in. Pd for 1 lb Butter 18 ¾ - Beef 15 ½ - Cabbage 12 ½ - about 1 ¼ Bus. Potatoes 50. not first cal [?] (this makes 10 7/8 Bus. Potatoes or with ½ Bus. of Eysler 3 inst. expense [?] Book, makes 11 3/8 Bus. Potatoes) Amt. 90 ¾ - My boy Mo. Grady engaged from 10 to noon with Wheelbarrow filling [?] up at Wister property. Harry Petniken [?] buried this mg. from Buehlers Hotel where his remains were Yesterday brought from Phila. where he died at Merchants Hotel. also engaged there 2 or 3 hours in afternoon & also my Son Chas. & Self directing & Dutchman named ________________ [Rawn left blank] hauling 7 loads dirt into Said foundation ~ I was there till 3 ½ or 4 P.M. & then [?] rode on horseback about 3 miles & then walked 3 miles cir. ~ Evg. home & to bed 9 P.M.

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