Sunday, September 14, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

14 - 1 Clear after 11 A.M. Heavy Rain in last night & Some this morning - Much cooler - Cool - children & Self at Church in Morns. and wife & Self there in Evens. - Mr. DeWitt preached on Subject of Balls & dancing having himself rec’d invitation through P.O. to attend military Ball here this week - home 8-3/4 or 9 and to bed 9-1/4 P.M.

Monday, September 15, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

15 - 2 Clear & fine - Cool - quite Cool all day - Recd letter from G. A. Miller Lancaster Sept 13 and wrote in reply. Also Wrote to W. G. Milliston & Co. Phila. informing them of arrangement of Croft business 13 inst. - Settled all a/cts with Thos. C. Ried and Recd of him Fee $10.00 bal. in full for profl. Counsel & Services in Griffith vs. Ried in Dau. Com Pleas No 117 Aug. 7. 1850 which with Bills for Tin ware & brooms bought by me of him (as he has the dates) Dec 23/50 ($1.41) and Jany 4/51 ($3.00) {ought to be Dec27/50 & Feb15/51 v. this Book thru dates}. (v his Bill Receipted) being $4.41 makes in all recd of him in cash & funds as above $14.41. Wife & daughter Fanny, Mrs. Mary Lee & Self rode to Insane Asylum in our carriage between 9-3/4 & 11-3/4 A.M. Spent rest of day chiefly at home & Eve. also and to bed 9 P.M.

Tuesday, September 16, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

16 - 3 Clear & fine - Pleasant - Coolish but hot Suns - rode in carriage Wife, Fanny & Self after dinner from 2-1/2 to about 5 P.M. - Eve. chiefly at home & to bed 9 P.M.

Wednesday, September 17, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

17 - 4 Clear & fine - Pleasant, as Yesterday. Pd for 2 lbs butter 42 - Beef 20 - 2-1/2 Doz Eggs 25 - 2 Bushels old Corn shelled $1.20 - 1 Bus new Corn (on ear) 50 - Peaches, Sage etc. 25 and to Betsey Jackson for washing Yesy & Irons today 37-1/2. Amt. $3.19-1/2 - Wife, daughter Fanny & Self rode in Carriage from 3 to 5 P.M. 7 or 8 Miles - I was at Sterr’s Hotel as also last Eve. 1/2 an hour about 7-1/2 P.M. reading news etc. home - to bed 9 P.M.

Thursday, September 18, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

18 - 5 Clear - fine - as Yesterday - spent day chiefly at home at Sterr’s Hotel at 7 P.M. for an hour reading news - home at 7-1/2 - rest of Eve home and to bed 9 P.M.

Friday, September 19, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

19 - 6 Clear - fine - as Yesterday - recd letter from Messrs W. G. Milliston & Co "Phila 18 Sept" in reply to mine of 15 inst. also from James M. Bredin Butler 15 Sept pd PO1 5 Walked in Eve. before tea 1 Mile by 5 P.M. and at 7 P.M. McKeever & Self 1/2 an hour on boardway - and attended Dem. Meeting in the Court House from 7-1/2 to 9 P.M. Col. Reah Frazer of Lancaster speechifying - home 9 and to bed 9-1/4 P.M.

Saturday, September 20, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

20 - 7 Clear & fine - as Yesterday. Pd 2 lbs Butter 45 - leg veal 15-1/2 lbs 60 - 4-1/2 Doz Eggs 45 - 11 lbs. Hard Soap 77 - 1/2 peck Onions 9 - 4 Doz large Pepper 25 - 3 Bus Oats $1.06 & spices 6 - 1 lb White Mustard Seed 15 - (1-1/2 pints [ nearly] ) at Samples Amt - $3.88 - 1 Qt. burning fluid 18-3/4 - 1 lb shot 10 - Amt $4.16-3/4 Son Chas. J Calvin & Self rode in carriage taking gun etc along between 1-1/2 and 5 P.M. to Peter Roops 6 Miles from town (& back again), where we got bottle of liquid to rub our horses leg for Spavin [ ?]. Eve home & to bed 9.

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