Sunday, September 14, 1856 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

14 ~1 Clear – Fine – very dry – hot – Suns. Wild Pigeons about and have been [?] days. Wife and Jno [John] Calvin at Church M [morning].. and wife there in Even [evening]. I spent the day at home and to bed 9 PM.

Monday, September 15, 1856 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

15 ~ 2 Clear – Fine – hot – Sun – very dry dusty – Paid 1 lb ham loaf 6 – 1 lb starch 12 ½ - 1 pint [?] [?] 12 ½ - amt [amount] 31 Po. [paid] Prothy Mitchele $6.34 6 [?] on Ex. [?] [?] of Heff Matz 13 unit. [?] .. of the [?] – on Po.[paid] Exn. $14.34 being [?] [?] & Fee and [?] of 6 [?]. One half of which being $5.17 [?] to my colleague Hamilton [?] and [?] the other half or [?] Fee $5.17 ([?] [?] Book) Po [paid].. Dan. Op. Bk.$120.. Borrowed [?]?. 13 [?] - ; by $60 in earlier throwing into their Bank my own note or own to [?] Juliana order for $60 at thirty days and paid Po. Bank the [?] [?] note 34 in cash. [?] of Patrick Nunan $4.00 [?] of $5 ½ Rent one 3 ult ([?]). Walked through day 3 to 4 miles spent Even [evening] at home and to bed 9.

Tuesday, September 16, 1856 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

16 ~ 3 Clear – Fine – hot Sun – very dusty – son Jno [John] Calvin [?] walked 1 ½ [?] before breakfast by 6 ½ AM. Po. [paid] Mo. L Cunkle 75 cts [cents] in full for Key and fixing large woood frame back, during [?] hammer, fixing bolt of Stone door and making 2 [?] for one of Broken piano legs. Paid screws for 6 – Cantilopes 6 :Amt [amount] 87 Spending chiefly at home. Mr. Bomberger Cashier of [?] Savings Bank self walked turned [?] St. River to about 7 PM. Spent rest of Even. [evening] at home and to bed 8 ½ PM –

Wednesday, September 17, 1856 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

17 ~ 4 Clear – Fine – hot Sun – Po. [paid] 1 lb butter 20, Beef & liver 22 8 lbs Beef of Jno [John] Casey 76 (Credit) – apples 12 ½ - Rolls Ice for .10 – 5 ¼ doz Eggs 69 (this makes 54 dozen Eggs [?] 13 [?] amt. [amount] $2.09 ½ . [?] ? letter yesterday from Jon Charles Edgehill Sept 14. today wrote in reply – walked in afternoon [?] fine tea a little to Hamilton Brick Yard & Calvin along – [?] and Ev [evening] ! Chiefly a theme wrote letter to [?].[?]. Griffith Ev [evening] Dauphin by Cal? Barbe who [?] there named Cuffey and who wants to rent a shop that Baer Myself inn up there. To bed 8 ½ PM.

Thursday, September 18, 1856 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

18 ~ 5 Clear – very dry & very hot. walked through day but chiefly on [?] around time 2 or 3 PM including walk in Ev [evening] at 7 PM. Round by Capitol & [?] [?] with M. Harris Ev [evening]. James Sorret (my [?] called about noon to say he had about a [?] of [?] for me he wished to throw off his boat here [?] [?] to Marietta being too heavily loaded. He threw it off at [?] Warehouse. [?] cart for Jno [John] Johnson del’d [delivered] it at my front door – [?] a new Run of Coal from Leverton – in [?] – boats as [?] [?] than the [?] Valley Coal – call it

Friday, September 19, 1856 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

19 ~ 6 Clear – Clouds – not so hot – Pleasant AM Calvin self walked before breakfast Stop AM a mile or more at 8 ½ AM he got a [?] & [?] at [?] living and went running after Pigeons beyond the Poor House. Son Jno [John] Calvin self went. we rode about 3 ½ Miles to Brennen & put one horse in his stable of [?] round till about 11 ½ AM and then left for home. We saw no pigeons. Shot some birds – we took daughter Fanny and her companion [?] [?] to school & a little ride around before we left town on our hunt – [?]? letter for Jas..W. Griffith Ev [evening] Dauphin [?] in [?] to mine of the 17 unit. Spent afternoon and Ev [evening] chiefly at home. To bed at 8 PM.

Saturday, September 20, 1856 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

20 ~ 7 Clear – Fine – Pleasant – Po. [paid] 2 lbs butter 46. 6 ¼ lbs Beef 50 [?] rolls – [?] & children 15 – [?] cornmeal 12 ½ - [?] in Gun Caps 8 - 28 lbs Wheat Flour $1.30 of McCormick in Market – amt [amount] $2.61 ½ [?]? Last Ev [Evening] of Patrick Nunan by hands of his wife Balof Rent [?] $1.50 (not 5 imt.). [?] letter from Jno.. [John] Balek Esq. Phil. [Philadelphia] – Sept. [September] 19 in reply to one [?] in few days since for DO coments in pursuance of a notice in the Phil. – Daily Times, GW Harris Esq Self walked round 2 ½ to 3 PM. Cis. bet. 4 and 5 ½ P.M. Spent Ev [evening] at home to bed 8 ½ P.M.

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