Sunday, April 11, 1852 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

11 ~1 Cloudy some little Rain – wife + children aat church in Morning + wife in Evens –I spent day + Evening at home at to bed at 9 P.M.

Monday, April 12, 1852 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

12 ~ 2 Clear + Cloudy very damp in Morning very muddy paid 5 lbs Crackers 25 12 burning fluid 18 ¾ Hetter Slawfer(?) 24 – to Mary for her Mother 6 ¼ Amt 74 Write letter to Bevan + Dunham Baltimore (?) 3cts +Kept copy ~ walked through day about + in Eve with Herman Alrick Esq 3 or 4 miles. Spent Even at home and to bed at 9PM

Tuesday, April 13, 1852 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

13 ~3 Clear + fine pleasant – attended at Esq Klines at 9AM as counsel for Andrew Dunn (printer at Fenn + Sedgrericks) prosecuted on complaint by him against several other printer for an assault + battery + upon him in said printing office, also about same time before same for Joseph Jones_ on proceedings against him by Director of Poor for Maintenance of his wife – Amt’d to 10AM to Massone pd Jonah Oglely (V rept Book) $1.41 in full for Milk + Cream from VV Feb 7 last to 10 inst inclusive – Mollriler Col Man at office + consulted me there and in street about suit brought from + C. M. Shell against Malson + wife for Slander Chas Jos + Amos Springs at office on busine about their fathers estate- Mr Porter (Carpenter) here at 1 PM to look at aor about some alterations + improvements about my front house that I contemplate. He is furnish me an estimate of the probable expense. I spent evening at home and to bed at 9PM

Wednesday, April 14, 1852 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

14 ~ 4 Clear til 10 or 11 AM Rain more (?) rest of day. Rouch journeyman carpenter of Amos Wenrich fixing trellace in arbour for Grape Vine for me from 8 AM to 12 Noon + from 1 to 2 ¼ PM when broke off by Rain, I suppose it will keep(?) for ½ day and is credited to (?) Emos a/c for feed due me (V day Book) rec’d ½ Bey B- Rinheat flow from Saul Walters 75 credited inhis a/c (V Day Book)

April 14 ~4 con’d pd 1 lb Butter 25 Beef 28 rolls 5 nails 25 3 Mos Pd on 2 Newspaper 20 tot July next viz on The Presbyterian + Germantown Telegraph. (?) 6/14 to Betsey Jackson 37 ½ washing + Ironing Amt $1.46 ¾ Recd letter from Chas F Meyer Baltimore Apl 12 (v 24 Feb) also (?) Milliton + Co Phil Aplly + on same + sheet + on same (?)

from C.R. Hawes + Co phil apl 13 with Fee $5.00 a/c enclosed wrote in repl + kept

Copy (V (?)) spent day to 2 ¼ PM assisting Mr Roch see above) + eve chedfly at home and to bed at 9 PM.

Thursday, April 15, 1852 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

15 ~5 Rain till afternoon – clear + cloudy in Eve + agreeable Rec’d letter from Paul Graff Nottdy April 14, wrote in Reply + kept copy, wrote letter to Abrm Shellehamer East Hanover. His copy(?) that his ca(?) on list / (?) May next. Note to Wm Buch present that unlip $100 Judt pd off at once I shall be obliged to issued execution – pd A M Clark for Carpet Bag got 25 ces 1 high Marked pd of Next day (V B + N) Jacob Eicheiberger at office through AM+ PM Black tea from James Graham Phila to be aid in Bill of Feb last (2nd) yet owe. Rec’d of Andrew Dunn (printer) Fee $2.00 on a/c V 13 inst. Walked 3 ½ to 4 miles between 4 ½ + 6PM spent Eve Chiefly at home + to bed 9PM

Note: The next transcribed journal entry jumps to July 10, 1852.

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