Sunday, August 31, 1856 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

31 - 1 Clear - Fine - Pleasant - walked 3 1/4 Miles circular bet. 8 3/4 + 10 am . . wife and children at Ch. in morning & wife there in Evs. I spent day [Exerhsas ?] above at home[.] Got also to bed 9.

Monday, September 1, 1856 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Sept 1 -2 Clear - Fine - Pleasant - Nu? My Aud Off his [aurrone ?] Wm.. Mitchell for Property on Nate Street (v 13 ult.) This in advance of the provisions of me wrote of argument as was also My day: of $500 the Bull . . I ex? 2 bond to Wm..Mitchell of this date In Bal. of Purcase Money ($900) one his $500 payable the 1 Apl. 57 the other for $400 payable 1 Apl 58 with Int. Nu Papers mese all ex? and ailid at the house of Henry Binder Esyr acting as the Justice and taking the acknowledgments of Mr. Mitchell+ his wife is which I ho him 50 cts - I also P.O.d Wm.. Mitchell to $30.00 in full for a clothes Ress. Kitchen dresser and stone oven + Rife in said house myht of him. There articles he disnd to leave in the house as they did not want there and the whole purchase Money including there as agreed on sun $1430 but as they are articles of personal property I did not deem it Suitable to mingle them with the Val estate and therefore that his[allirued ?] to Hand at $1400 the Actuly at 300 Mr. (v Rupt Bock). Nu? of Wm.. Mitchell to for his nephew Wm.. Mitchele - $1.50 beings the Inst. on my $500 from the Bult. when I paid it to this day when I get possession of . . Property. Nu? of tin-amt- Chas. Sooker by his son Edward $8.33 being one Mon Rent amtd net : Pd. Copy Book 5 for daughter Fannie, - Buttons 6 vinyar & hoop 16 - Padlock 12 1/2 - Amt 39 1/2 - wrote to client Saml. Hatfield Wagontown Ches Co in reply to letter Are? fums him of Bult - He was at My office this Evs - left - and came back in compy with [Ornning ?] - Spent Evs. chief w this me[.] To bed 9 1/2.

Tuesday, September 2, 1856 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

2 - 3 Clear - Fine - Pleasant - Nu? of Heny Fiess $10.00 being memos. Next due linst. Paid Albert Hummel 12 1/2 for [Phisding ?] my hand trunk - Nu? letter for James W. Griffit Esy. attemp min ave 30 - showed same to F. K. Boas Eyr he said it was all Right. was in and out of Court through day - Simon Green an Irishman same 35 yers old sentenced to be hung for Murder. walked 3 ms. cir. after tea bet. 6 3/4 and 8 PM. Mr. Aeusluge along - spent rest of Evens at home and to bed 9 PM.

Wednesday, September 3, 1856 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Sept 3 ~ 4 Clear. Fine - Pleasant. Very dry & dusty ~ Po" [paid] 2 lbs butter 37cts Beef heart 11 ~ Pound of Beef of Jno Curly 91/4 lbs 84 credit, Rolls 16 September [?] 10. amt $1.58 ½ - Paid Miller Larl-Ev! [Evening] [?] present an hired woman Hanora Maloney, in full of all de-mands for Mending shoes $1..75 for Lin Calvin, Po" [paid] Isaac Nace Carpenter of Dauphin $5.70 my half of Bill for fixing small house in Dauphin belonging to F.H. Boar Eye and self. Mr. Boar Jr pd. him same amt at same time [?] 13 & Ramony my book Receipt Paid. Jno Riley $9.50 in full for Milk from 1 Apt. to 1 [?]. In Court Morning & Afternoon off and on ~ adj.. to 10 et. [?] through day chiefly in turn 2 or 3 [?] … To bed 9 Pm.

Thursday, September 4, 1856 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

4 ~ 5 Clear – Fine – hot – sun very dusty. [?] of County Conc[?]..[?] (my client) [?] – [?] of-leads- in case of the Com’th against Jno [?] [?] & Bal: $3.58 ~ Pm Jno Calvin Help left in can [?] [?] – at A.M. paid Fare 30 for self to Dauphin – he remarried there late about – 4 ./4 PM and then left in Millersburg Hope for [?] a [?] [?] .. from Dauphin paid Hope Fare 37 ½ for less Mind my house in Dau.[?] Oe? / Haniman or Harman [?] /him much to my [?] – arrived in AM at 6 PM J.W. Fiske and J. Hallower arrived there in [?] Lil. About 6 ½ - D. Fleming J.J. Clyde and Lawrence passed in another [?] Lil. [?] Halifax the held Freemont & [?] at Ur. for 7 [?] [?] 10 PM. [?] self [?] [?]. [?] about 1 ¼ then next about [?] length of time – he [?]. left for [?] at 10 ½ PM. [?] Halifax [?] Run passed about same time – gave one an invitation to take a [?] with them [?] but I preferred remaining at PM. all night – To bed at 10 ½ to 11 PM.

Friday, September 5, 1856 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

5 ~ 6 Clear. Fine – Pleasant – rose about 5 AM. Breakfast at about 5 ½ to 6. Po.[paid] Bill for [?] [?] supper – [?], think fast $1.00. Stage Fare $1.12 ½ both of us that to Harrisburg.. Where we arrived at 10 AM. [?] of day Chiefly at home – we walked up and down Peter’s Mountain toady 2 miles at least – Passengers chiefly [?] – Ev. home to bed 9 –

Saturday, September 6, 1856 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

6 ~ 7 Cloudy to a little Rain before breakfast – then Clear & Pleasant. Po. [paid] 1 lb butter 18 ¾ - 5 lbs beef 48. [?] [?] 12 ½ spices 67cents – To Wo. Bergner for 5 weeks of the Public Ledger 31 to this day [?] ([?];) Hon. [?] Senator from Man. came to town last night and left this morning for [?] visited him with many others at [?] Hobet. I introduced Judge Dork at Nl. No depart. Po. [paid] 15 lbs Meat. [?] 67 ½ [?] at P. Bretsik’s. Amt. $1.81. Hired [?] [?] at Coldin livery at 3 ¾ PM and Jno [John] Calvin [?] [?] to Linglestown [?] morning to a Fremout Muting Where W. Fisher Eye Help announced to make speeches – [?] – at – the only [?] in town Lichenwalton

Where Calvin [?] [?] supper at 5 ¾ PM. Fisher went in after me till about 9 ½ PM. I disturbed a number of N.W. Trimmer got of M.M. Kinney. Also left one of the [?] [?] there. Paid my Bill for [?] Calvin Help 62 ½ the left for home about 10 and got to bed about 11 ½ PM.

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