Sunday, April 4, 1852 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

4~1 Clear fine early in Morning – commenced snowing at 11 ½ AM mde a small covering on roofs some rain in evening some hail between 7 + 9 PM wife + children at Ch in Morning – wife + self there in eveng – home 9 to bed 9 ¼ PM

Monday, April 5, 1852 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

5~2 Snow – hail – rain snowed in last night Some 3 to 4 inchs deep snow + rain + hail More (?) all day + M(?) slush 4 or 5 inches deep. (M.Shell + Self wrote letter to Mo(?) Bitterman Gratztown + Rept Copy I Rec’d letter from Saml Shock Esq Columbia Apl (?) enclosing one from H(?) Buikler to hime paper(?). Settled business(?) of Bevan + Dunham claim against A M Clark with his father in law Mo Maplaucklin + rec’d of him on a/c ofrd claim by check on Dau Dep BK $200.00 wrote to Ney so(?) clients of Sd settlement + rept Copy (V 28 Feb last + Bues(?)) A M Clark himself in my office first this morning about sid cliam, but I refused to negotiage with him for any postponement of any part of claim without Maplaucking exprep consent. Called to see Judg Rahn at his sick room from 7 to 8 PM then Home and to bed at 9 PM

Tuesday, April 6, 1852 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

6~3 Cloudy Some snow + Some Rain snow + slush 6 or 7 inches deepthis morning + through day – some country(?) sleighs running in the slush, Dep’d in Dau Dep Bk $200.00 per Mothaplachins check rec’d Yesterday settled afr with M Moore (Col’d Man) + late hiliker(?) + Allowed fro him in full for Beef, Lard + butchering $3..25 (V Recpt Book) that is credited him with same on a/c a Fee $3..25 on a/c owe me (vide day Book) I walked on bourdway(?) + about town at 4 ½ PM about 2 ½ to 3 ms. Spent eve at home to bed at 8 ½.

Wednesday, April 7, 1852 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

7~4 Clear + fine overhead fresh + Cool but Snow Melting very fast and hense very slushy. Muddy to, I was at the Capitol at Hall of H of Rep from 10 12 AM to 1 PM listened to proceedings on the Sigriarsaw(?) rec’d letter from Srr + Walker Mil April 6 wrote in reply Mepslopy(?) also wrote on behalf of McCormick Nelf(?) to Greenawalt server(?) Hummelstown Wife fd’d(?) 2 lbs Butter 47 in Market this morning called to see Judge R. at 3 ½ to 4 PM and 7 ½ to 8 PM he still sick in bed. Attended Wedding of Wm Shunk son of late Gov. Shunk, Gertrude Wyett at her fathers from 8 to 10 PM. Cerermony performed by Mr DeWitt and some thirty to forty people present. Home 10PM to bed 10 ¾ PM.

Thursday, April 8, 1852 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

8~5 Snow + Rain all day, raw + chilly, wrote letter to Sinnickson, Storms + Martin Phila + Kept copy (V17 Feb last) also to James Graham Phila + Kept Copy pd Buffington per Johnson who halled it for ½ Wm Sykem(?) Val Coal $1.50 deld this day. Present in My office at time Chas Joseph + Amos Spring (V1 +15 Dec last for 8 Tons I think laid in) I spend day chiefly in office (See Judge R ½ hour 7 ½ to 8 to bed 9- met Mr Lowry of H of Rep or(?) (?) rec tomorrow

Friday, April 9, 1852 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

April 9 ~ 6 Clear + fine part of day some cloudy rough walked through day 3 or 4 mls pd at Singen for (?) satcking Yam 44 for help – pd Betsey Jackson 37 ½ washing + ironing 81 ½ Recd letter from Bevan + Dunham_ Balimore Apt 9. Wife I help at large party (last Eve) at Bullocks next door neighbors from 8 to 10 ½ PM. Some 80 to 90 persons there – this Eve after tea to see Judge R at his room + met Mr Lowry of H of Rep of Schyk there. Spent ½ hour (?) + wife helflnlation(?) to party his eve to M Melvs not go either (?) been 2 eve in succession to bed 9 PM

Saturday, April 10, 1852 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

10 ~ 7 Clear a + fine fresh Coolish pd 1 lb butter 18 ¾ Beef 22 Sundries 13 ½ ~ Amt 53 ¾, Attended with MyClients – Chas, Jos, + Amos Spring at Hamilton Albrieks office at 11/12 AM to 12 ½ PM where we met Geo Sain admd of their father Joe Springs Estate – I called with Chas Springs on Jos Sinn his brother in law about certain Matters of esate n dispute – we met at same office (?) about 3 ½ PM – Rec’d of Michl Shirk counselling Fee $2.50 I was at Dr Flemings office from 2 to 3 PM with Chas + Mary getting teeth taken out(?) where said Mr Shirk called, told me his hisenip(?) instrcel(?) where he d me said fee. I rode on Judge Rahns horse half an hour but found him to ride very bad + unpleasant + therefore shorted my ride. Rec letter from James Bredin Evening at home and to bed at 9 PM

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