Sunday, October 9, 1853 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

9-1 Clear – Pleasant. Wife & children (except Calvin) at Church in morning and wife there in Even – I called at Stephen Miller’s house in morning at 9 1/n A.M. walked 3 ½ miles between 4 and 5 P.M. Home from Ch. 8 ¼ to bed 9 ¼ P.M.

Monday, October 10, 1853 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

10-2 Clear Cloudy Windy. blusterly & cold in Even. I spent day chiefly at home – walked 3 ½ miles between 4 ¾ & 5 ¾ P.M. Thos.R. Trimble here this afternoon heard speeches in Court House in Ev at whig meetings [?] would be made against the ProS. [?] and then went to Pro. meetings in market where [several names; Van Wagnr, Miller, ?] made self made speeches very great enthusiasm. home 9 2/4 to bed 10 ¼ P.M.

Tuesday, October 11, 1853 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

11-3 Clear. Fine. Cold. Overcoats in considerable use an election of wind though I put none on till Even. I voted today for Bishop & Rop ProSgL. candidates for assembly and then to the [?] except for Survey or General & Judge of the Supreme court for those in office. I voted for the Free soil can [?] and think of voting against [?] men for these offices. I spent day, Ev. chiefly absent the polls except that I walked 3 ½ miles between 4 & 5 P.M. to bed 10 P.M. wife [?] front st at 10 P.M. to see Ben fine on [?] opposed to sting alcohol

Wednesday, October 12, 1853 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

12-4 (October 12) Clear. Fine. Pleasant. pd 1 lb Butter 17 cts. 11 lbs Beef 4 lbs crackers 25 and 2 lbs Sweet crackers 16 at [?] Philip Burton for sawing splitting 2 loads of wood. Philip Burton for 1 Bus Potatoe 62 sold him this day. pay for his work in finest 1 lb Potatoes – walked 3 miles – spent ev chiefly at home – wife at meeting – to bed at 9 P.M.

Thursday, October 13, 1853 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

13-5 Clear. Fine. Pleasant. Made fire in an furnace for [?] time this fall for benefit charity of [?] something to me about it yesterday – it is however not cold enough for it today being much milder than for a few days back – walked 3 miles between 4 & 5 P.M. Spent Ev. at home to bed 9 P.M.

Friday, October 14, 1853 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

14-6 Clear. Fine. Pleasant. I was engaged to two or three hours in morning mending [?] in health and in the afternoon getting new Girard cooking stove at Smilers and getting same fixed up in kitchen [?] yesterday to A.P. Jacob Esq Lewistown [?] also yesterday to W.B. Hierkell Esq Phil. Kept copy enclosing [?] Henry Clarke. wrote note in Ev. Ev at home to bed 9 P.M.

Saturday, October 15, 1853 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

15-7 Clear. Fine-Pleasant. pd 2 lbs butter 34 ¾ lbs beef 23 cornmeal turnips & sundries 25 including 12 for sugar Powder Whot 10 for Postage Stamps 24 – for Sweet Potatoes 16 Amt $1.32 1/n – Furnished [?] per his wife & boys with wheelbarrow with ¾ Bus Potatoe, in full of his work [?] for advertising stone, in The Borough Stem for about ten days. M.A. Smiler to his order on D.D.B.R. $22.00 in full of [?] Girard Ring Stove & fixtures (yesterday) pd 1 qt burning fluid 22 Snyder for Stove Pipe Crack for kitchen stove 12 to Andrew Kraus for 25 37Amt 72 cts letter from A.P. Jacob Esq. Lewistown Oct. 14th in reply to mine of 13. walked 3 Miles between 4 & 5 P.M. son Chas & Will gunning all day Wm Chas self called at [?] to him about building our stairs [?] is in partnership with him present all the time

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