Sunday, September 29, 1850 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

29 ~ 1 Clear + fine – Coolish all day – Wife and Children at Church Momciy[Morning?]. I was there in Ei!.[Evening?] – I walked 3 ½ Miles before 9 ½ am – between 3 ½ + 5 / We walked out to Cemetery + with the children ~ home from Chis [Church?] and to bed 8 ½ o[or?] 9 P.M.

Monday, September 30, 1850 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

30 ~ 2 Clear + fine ~ Cool all day ~ Negroes ([?] acy[?] + St[?], Cart[?]) taken from town to day by Taylor their Master after

Sept 30 ~ 2 Cont:. ~ hearing on part of claimant (Taylor) by his own oath and that of only one other Witness before Rcite[?]:. McAllester [McAlister?] – App. [Application?] Sem[?]:. under Fugitive Slave law just passed by Congres [Congress]. The law is an abomination and the hearing a farce ~ Paid B. + L. H. Buffington (1[?] B + R.) $6,,75 on full for Wood + Coal 1 -18 + 19 init[?], Pd. [Paid] for Peaches, 12 ½ [?] ,, Tumbler for Milk[?] Stand 12 ½ + ½ Bus [bushel] oats 18 ¾ + ½ Bus [Bushel] Rye Chop[?] 31 ¼ these last at hulling, Amt. $0.75 ~ rode in carriage with children from 4 to 8 P.M. at Herrs Hotel ½ an hour at 7 ½ P.M. reading paper – home – to bed 9.

Tuesday, October 1, 1850 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

October 1 ~ 3 Clear + fine ~ Deped [Deposited] in Dauphin Dept [Deposit?] Bank specially for 4 mos. at 4 [?] an Amt $500.00 and drew my CR[Credit?] + BRfor[?] Money + del [delivered] to them, ([?] Certificate in Pocket Book) ,, Son Chas with some hundred of other person, took Excursion trip[?] in car to Columbia + back between 2 + 8 P.M. over New Branch Re Road by special invitation free of charge, there were 7 cars coming up containing perhaps from 4 to 500 people, got theme [there?] 7 ½ : due[?] 16 inst[?] for Reu[?] Rent – paid ~ Spent Ev[Evening?]! at home to bed at 9 P.M.

Wednesday, October 2, 1850 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

2 ~ 4 Clear + fine – Pd [Paid] 3 lbs Butter 42 ½ ~ 6 ½ lbs Lamb 26 (Hind Quarter) a corn Broom 12 ½ ~ 3 Bus, [Bushels] Oats $1.00, amt. $1.81 Rcd [Received] of Wm.[William] P. Bealty for 1 Gal vinegar 25cts [cents]: rode in carriage with wife and children between 3 + 5 P.M. at Herrs Hotel ½ an hour about 7 ½ P.M. reading News, home – to bed 9 –

Thursday, October 3, 1850 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

3 ~ 5 Clear ~ fine – some windy – Coldish – forbid Wm[William] Sey to get water longer at my hydrant, Stove put-up in front room upstairs Coal fire in it ~ Rcd. [Received] letter from Chas..[Charles] S. Wisler – "Germantown Oct 1" in reply to Mine[?] 27[?] uet[?]. note[?] and kept reply to James B. Thompson Carlisle Pa, . Rode in carriage with wife and children from 3 to 5 P.M. Wifes sister[?] Mrs Bealty gave birth to a daughter at home today. Pd [Paid] 5 lbs Crackers 25:. Paper Black Fee 25 at dock, ~ for 1 Quart burning fluid 18 ¾ ([?] 25 ult,) Amt 68 ¾, ~ Spent ½ an hour at Herrs Hotel about 7 ¼ P.M. Reading News ~ home – to bed 9 P.M.

Friday, October 4, 1850 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

4 ~ 6 Clear + fine ~ Pleasant – children + self rode in carriage to Henry Sights – (3 ½ Miles from Town) at 2 P.M. Took in boy Saml [Samuel ?] Berry just after we left town – we got 1 ¼ or 1 ½ Bus [Bushels] apples at Sights picked under trees for which he hey [had?] credit on asc [account?] profl [professional] Services, . Retd [Returned] home at 5 ½ P.M. at Herrs Hotel ½ an hour after tea Reading News – rest of Ev! [Evening?] home – to bed 8 ½ P.M.

Saturday, October 5, 1850 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

5 ~ 7 Clear + fine ~ Pleasant, hot sun, Paid for 2 ¼[?] lbs Beef 16 Swt,, [Sweet ?] Pots [Potatoes ?] – 1 Peck 12 ½ ~ Sausage ( Yeis[?]) 10. ~ Sugar 44, Amt. 82 ½ Wife, children self rode to Peter Becks (5 Miles from town) at 2 P.M. Chas got Walnut. + get to be heryht[?] in – we got about 3/8 Bus [Bushel] Quinces. we returned to town at 6 P.M. ~ Spent Ev!. [Evening?] at home To bed at 9 P.M.

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