Sunday, November 25, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

25 – 1 Cloudy & Clear & Cloudy – Some windy – Mildish – Wife children Self at our Church in Morning & Wife Son Chas. & Self at German Refd. Ch. in Ev. – home & to bed 8 3/4 PM.

Monday, November 26, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

26 – 2 Clear & Cloudy & Clear & Fine – Moderate – fresh, Cooler towards Ev. – Judge Watts holding Court here this week & Judge P. in his place in Carlisle – I walked about 10 am & about 5 P.M. in all about 5 ms. – pd. Martin _____________ [Rawn left blank] (Carter) 87 ½ in full for hauling 7 loads dirt into Wister lot 70 cts & the rest 17 ½ for hauling load of Saw Dust for me today with my boy Mo Grady & Son Chas. from Otis [?] Saw Mill. No Court in mg. as Judge W. did not come till after dinner – Spent Ev. in office chiefly & to bed 9 PM.

Tuesday, November 27, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

27 – 3 Clear & fine – fresh. Was in & out of Court through day – Judge W. finished Weeks trial list at 4 P.M. – Rode on horseback from 9 to 10 ½ A.M. 8 ms. Emerson & Self walked 1 ½ ms. cir. about 11 ¼ am & 3 ½ ms. from 4 to 5 PM. Perry Martin at office about 6 P.M. after him Shff [?] Shell [?] we [?] called at Stahls to see him but did not – I left Shell to see him & fix Exr. his own way till/Next Jany. I was Mt[?] at Herrs Hotel few Minutes & to office by 7 P.M. to bed 8 ½ P.M. Wife out from 7 to 9 P.M. other suiting [?] or _________ [Rawn left blank]

Wednesday, November 28, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Nov 28 – 4 Clear, fine – Cold. I observe Ice on pools this mg. & poured [?] some frozen for first time this fall – pd. 26 inst. for 5 lbs cracker 25 – Beef etc. [?] 17 ½ Sundries Apple Btr 14 to Geo. Utz for 2 ½ lbs cheese 22 ½ (in Market) Ho. Med. 25 at Dr. W’s Amt. $1.04 6 Bus. oats $1.75. Amt. $2.79 – Wife & Self got for our girl Ellen, Calico, Merino, Muslin, Wadding [?] Gloves, Gingham, Hooks & Eyes $2.15 ½ which is on ap of her wages [?] (v. hulef [?] in Day Book). Rode on horseback from 9 ¼ to 10 ¾ AM. 7 or 8 ms. & walked 3 ms. from 3 ¾ to 4 ½ P.M. pd. Mr. Edwards 50 in full mending Chas. Shoes – our boy Mo Grady along – Spent Ev. at home & to bed 9 P.M.

Thursday, November 29, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

29 – 5 Clear & some Cloudy – fine – Cold – some Ice – Thanksgiving day. Wife, children & Self at Church this morng. I walked from 12 1/6 to 1 P.M. 3 ½ ms. – Was at Beattys ½ an hour or more about 4 ¼ P.M. – Mr. Mr. [Rawn struck through 2nd Mr.] Hamilton Alricks & his father in law the Rev. Dr. Bull there – was there also with wife & son Chas. from 7 ½ to 9 P.M. I wrote letter from there to Ercurius Beatty Esqr Carlisle pd POS 5 on Subject of getting that is borrowing for me 9 Metcalfs Reports. Esther Cox married this mg. in Epis. Ch. to Mr. Piolet a brother of Victor E Piolet – home 9 to bed 9 ¼ P.M.

Friday, November 30, 1849 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

30 – 6 Clear & very fine- fresh but not so cold as Yesterday – Recd. of Elizth. Soy [?] $3.50 rent for my house she lives in – Recd. letter from James Trimble Clarksville Nov 26th & pd POS 10 in reply to three of mine of late date (v. letter file) – pd Saml. Walters for 42 lbs Flour $1.20 in full (v. 25 Aug. last when I intended to pay it but he did not call. This is Same then Marked paid. Walked after breakfast about 9 ½ A.M. 3 ½ ms. overtook O. Hagy & Jno Carson, and again about 4 P.M. Same Walk – Evg. home to bed 9.

Note: The next transcribed journal entry jumps to September 14, 1850.

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