Sunday, August 31, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

31 - 1 Clear & fine - hot Sun - warm, wife & Children at church in morning - I remained at home with daughter Fanny. I was at Ch. in Eve. - home 8-3/4 and to bed 9 P.M.

Monday, September 1, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Sept. 1 - 2 Clear & Cloudy - hot Sun very warm, Rec’d of Benjn. Hopkins for Miller & others $4.50 rent. Rec’d of Mr.H. F. Keller $5.00 being one Mos rent for my house to 1st Next Mo. Walked some before breakfast by 6-1/2 A.M. 1-1/2 Miles - rode in carriage from 8 to 9 A.M. with wife and daughter Fanny. Depd in Dau Dep Bk $33. Spent rest of day and Eve. Chiefly at home & to bed at 9-1/2.

Tuesday, September 2, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

2 - 3 Clear - very hot Sun - warm, Orphans & Argument (?) today - walked round before breakfast by 6-1/2 A.M. 1-1/2 Miles was in and out of Court from 10 AM to 4-1/2 P.M. Received of P.H. McWilliams $12.50 being one Mos rent for my front room one 1st of last Mo & up to 1 inst when another mo. was one in advance & remains unpaid (v.20 ult) Wife Self & Children walked to Capitol after tea taking Fanny in her carriage - Son Chas & Self afterward walked there 10 or 15 Ms about 8 P.M. Rest of Eve at home & to bed 9 PM.

Wednesday, September 3, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

3 - 4 Clear & Some Cloudy - Pleasant Cooler - Pd. 2 lbs. Butter 30 cts - 3-1/4 lbs. Beef 25 - Cantelopes 22-1/2 for Pickling etc. Cough mixture etc pd inst 13 - Pepper & Molasses 8 - to Betsey Jackson for Washing etc 25 Yesterday in full amt. $1.23-1/2 - Wife & Self with daughter Fanny rode in carriage from 8-1/2 to 10 AM Geo. P. Crop of firm of Blanche & Crop at my office at 3 PM for Counsel & Services in Suit 77 Augt 7, 1851 - I advised him & prepared Answer, affadavit [sic] etc., 5 lbs. crackers 25 - 1 qt of burning fluid 18-3/4 - Amt $1.67-3/4 - Walked on Boardway after tea between 7 & 8 P.M. 1 or 1-1/2 Miles - Mrs. Gilbert in for an hour or More about 4 P.M. Eve. chiefly at home & to bed 9 P.M.

Thursday, September 4, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Sept. 4 - 5 Clear & fine - Pleasant - hot Sun, but pleasant in shade. Wife & Self with daughter Fanny rode in carriage from 8 to 10 A.M. Spent most of day chiefly at home Paid Betsey Nathans $1.87-1/2 in full for 5 times (5 Successive Weeks ending with Week Commencing Aug 11) Washing & Ironing at 25 Washing & 12-1/2 Ironing - Eve home, except that after tea about 6-1/4 to 7 P.M. Wife, children & Self went to the Capitol, hauling daughter Fanny in her carriage - To bed 9 P.M.

Friday, September 5, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

5 - 6 Clear & Pleasant - hot Sun, wife, Self & daughter Fanny rode in Carriage from 8 to 10 A.M. Spent rest of day at home Mrs. Saml Neidy here at 10 A.M. Eve. home & to bed 9 P.M.

Saturday, September 6, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

6 - 7 Clear & Cloudy & warm - Pd. 1 lb. Butter 16 - 3 qts. dried cherries 12 - Beef 44 - Rolls & (?) 10 - 2 Doz Eggs 20 - 100 cucumber pickles 31 - 1 Bus Potatoes 50 - 1 Bag 3 Bus oats 95 - tomatoes Molasses, horse Tobacco & Segars 21 (Amt $2.99) - 1 Bbl Wheat Flour $4.25 Wife & Children (except Chas who was gunning) & Self rode in carriage from 3 to 5 P.M. Spent Eve. at home & to bed 9 P.M.

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