Sunday, October 12, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

12 – 1 Cloudy – damp. Mild. Wife and children at our Church in Morning and wife at Ger. Refd. Ch. in Evg. – I spent day at home – walked 3 Miles circular about 5 to 5 ¾ P.M. and was at M. McKinneys from 7 ½ to 8 ½ P.M. home & to bed 9 P.M.

Monday, October 13, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

13 – 2 Heavy Rain in last night – Some little today – warm, Mr. Wright – of [Jonestown?] Called at office, [?] also Abm. [McNeal?] & a Mr. Weaver about claim for Wages of latter against Harrisburg [?] Co. Walked between 2 ½ & 4 P.M. about 4 Miles was at Mr McKinneys office from 7 to 8 P.M. ~ home to bed 9 ¾ P.M.

Tuesday, October 14, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

14 – 3 Clear & very fine – Pleasant. Some windy about 11AM. Fine day for election and a very [?] one. Walked through day 3 or 4 miles. Paid Betsey Jackson 25 for washing today pd 12 lbs. burning fluid 18 ¾ ~ Sugar 6 ¼ = Amt 50 cts. was at judge McKinney’s office a few Minutes about 7 ½ PM. in Courthouse few Ms. – home and to bed at 9 ½ P.M.

Wednesday, October 15, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Oct. 15 – 4 Clear & fine – fresh & Cool. Pd. For 6 Bus. Potatoes $3.29 for Beef 28, Rolls 6 = Amt-$3.63 ~ Recd. Letter from W.G. Nilliston [?] & Co. Phila. 16 Oct. & Wrote in reply at 8 P.M. having called on Croft in Morning ~ Walked through day but Chiefly about 4 ½ P.M. 4 or

Thursday, October 16, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

16 – 5 Clear & fine – Pleasant. G.A. Miller of Lancaster at office about houses to be sold this Ev. [?] of Jas. Trimble’s Estate, Son Chas. & Self rode in carriage to Peter Brenners about 4 Ms. – took gun and shot Squirrel, Red Squirrel 12 partridges – sent [?] at 2 ½ and home 5 P.M. I attended Millers Sale at Lander’s Hotel after 7 to 8 ½ P.M. and wrote [?] on agreement of Purschcase for Geo. Boyer and C.O. Zimmerman to [?] – He sold to them & framehouse to ~ home 8 ½ to bed 9 PM

Friday, October 17, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

17 – 6 Clear & fine ~ Pleasant. G.W. Miller [?] at office And took Copies from My book of rent apts. Wife daughter Fanny & self rode in carriage between 3 & 4 ½ P.M. took gun along and I shot Partridge We had Mrs. Beatty’s child wifes nieces with us ½ an hour or so ~ Was at Herrs Hotel after tea from 7 to 8 PM. Reading Newspapers [?] – home & to bed 9P.M.

Saturday, October 18, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

18 – 7 Clear & fine in Morning – Cloudy in afternoon – Pd. lb. Butter 46 ~ 5 ¾ lbs. Beef 35, 5 lbs. Crackers 28 (1 [?] at Meunch’s) ~ Paid Mr Sheesley (Rayzors place) for a four horse load fine large whole corncobs about 90 Bushels he says $1.37 ½ 9v. 29 Mch. Last load of Slacken[?]0 ~ Pd. For 3 Bus. Oats $1.00 = Amt.- 43.43 ½ ~ Powder & shot ¼ lbs. each 18 ¾ =$3.62 ~ Spent day chiefly at home and about Prothy’s Office. Pd. Horse lotion & Armia [?] blossoms 35cts. at Eysters = Amt. $3.97 – at Herrs Hotel ¼ and hour or more about 7 ½ P.M. reading papers – home & to bed 9 PM.

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