Sunday, October 19, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

19 – 1 Rain in last night & Rain through day – all spent day at home – No Church at ours – I was at Lutheran Ch. in evening Rev. [?] Porter preached ~ home 8 and to bed 9 ¼ P.M.

Monday, October 20, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

20 –2 Clear & fine, Pleasant. Spent forenoon Chiefly in office – Rode in carriage from 2 ½ to 4 P.M. Mrs. Wm. P. Beatty my wifes sisters their child, and two of my Children [?] J. Calvin & Fanny along. Paid Betsey Jackson 25 in full for Washing today – Pd. 12 lbs. fluid 18 ¾ - Amt. 43 ¾ . Recd. of [?] Croft for my clients – W.G. Nilliston [?] & Co. $322.12 ½ & deld. to him his original note to sd. WGN & Co. and also that of himself & B. Parke as security for sd. Original (v. Ante 13th Ult.) and wrote to W.G. Nilliston & Co. Phila. Informing them of Sd. payment. Kept Copy & Pd. [?] 3. Was at Herr’s Hotel ½ an hour about 6 ½ P.M. reading papers – home ~ to bed 9 PM.

Tuesday, October 21, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

21 – 3 Clear & Cloudy & Clear. Pleasant. Depd. In Dau Dep Bk. $322.12 the money recd. of Mr. Croft last Eveng. Pd. A. Burnett [?] My Pew Rent for 6 mos. to pd. inst. For 2/3 of a Pew in the Presbyterian Church of this place $6.67 (v. Rbook). Walked through day 3 to 5miles ~ Eveng. Cheifly at home & to bed PM.

Wednesday, October 22, 1851 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

22 – 4 Clear & Cloudy ~ Pleasant ~ Pd. Beef & [?] 33. Turnips 6 ¼ - 1 Bus. Potatoes 6 2/3 [?]. This makes about 9 ½ Bus. I have Now on hand viz. 8 in Box in cellar & 1 ½ in smoke house & paid last evg. Pd. Coopering barrel 25 = Amt 1.26 ¾ = Pd. W.G. Nilliston & Co. for their draft of yesterdays date to [?] of Hg. Bank [?] on Dau Dep Bank $302.25 bal. in full of collection for them from Croft (v. 20, 21 inst.) – Retaining as FEE $19.87 v. letter recd. From them this day for explanation –

Oct 22 – 4 Contd. ~ Walked 3 miles at 11AM. Son Chas & self went in a carriage to H Sights at 2 ½ P.M. taking our guns – returned home at 5 ½ P.M. Evg. Home to bed 9.

Note: The next transcribed journal entry jumps to April 01, 1852.

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