Wednesday, October 1, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

October 1,4 Clear & fine – fresh- Pleasant – Pd. Bestsey Jackson (Yesterday) 12 ½ in full for Zoning. Pd. Mr. Butler 30 ~ 3 ½ lbs. Beefs 25 ~ Amt. 17 ½ ~ Paid 2 Bu. Potatoes $1.20 ~ Amt. $1.87 ½ ~ Thos. R. Trimble at office – Attended to business with him and Mr. Knepley & wrote Bonds from Knepley to him – he deld. Deed to Sd. K. & we entered judts – K pd. him $9.60 expenses for [?] trip here about Sd. Business they pd me FEE $7.50 in full for writing Deed & Bonds. Called with Mr. T. to see Mrs. T at Buehlers Hotel – walked with them to Pollacks & Wyeths Book store. Mrs T. to buy Episl. Prayer Book for her son Thomas in Erie [?] Where they are going & for which they [?] at 12 (noon). Mrs. T. called few Ms. to see Mrs R in afternoon son Chas. J Calvin, self & C.M. Shell with Dog & guns rode to Jonah Oflerbys where put our horse in stable and gunned hard by his house – shooting 8 partridges & 1 rabbit home by 5 ½ P.M. Spent Ev. Home to bed 9 PM.

Thursday, October 2, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

2 – 5 Clear & fine – Pleasant. Wrote to Paul Graff. [?]on Bush Matter – also to James Bredin Esq., Butler PA in reply to his letters of recd. 15 Aug. 19 Sept. last. Depd. in D.Dep. Bk $25.00. Pd. 20 ct. 12m Postage in advance from Telegraph. Wife Fanny Self rode in carriage from 2 to 5 P.M. I took gun along & we had considerable of a time after a large gray squirrel. I shot 4 times and I believe left him dead in a nest [?] at Herr’s Hotel at 7P.M. few ms. leading news – home – to bed 9 P.M.

Friday, October 3, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

3 – 6 Clear & fine – fresh – Pleasant – Recd. of Edmd. Thompson Cold. Man FEE $6.00 for my profl. services in relation to the [?] Cold. Man. Vy Wet Walked through day [?] for 3 hrs. Ev. home Cheifly to bed 9.

Saturday, October 4, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

4 – 7 Clear & Cloudy – Some windy – fresh- coldish in afternoon Paid for 7 lbs. Butter $1.05 ~ Beefs 30 – Powder & Shot- 15 12 lbs. burning fluid 18 ¾ - [?] 15 ~ 3 Bus. Oats $1.00 Amt. $2.83 ¾ ~ [?] 6 inst 5 = $2.88 ¾. Received of Mr Hopkins for Miller [?] $4.50 on a/c rent. And of Amos Millhouse for Mi[?] $4.50 rent. Sons J. Calvin Chas. & self let in our Carriage for Neidig’s at 9 AM to taking gun along – shot 4 or 5 partridges through day – dined at Neidigs & remained to their [?] till 3 P.M. then we left for home where we got about 4 ½ P.M. Ev home to bed 9

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