Sunday, February 19, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Feb 19-1 Clear + Fine ~ Milder. -I walked 3 miles or more from 10¾ to 12 Noon. spent rest of day and Eveng at home and to bed 9 P.M.

Monday, February 20, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

20 -2 Clear Cloudy Soft -rode on horseback to Blacksmith shop of George Louck and had the hind shoes on my horse moved (v. 31.Dec. last) went sleighing for an hour or more from 3.P.M. + took son Chas. +Edd. Pollock. Jno. Dougherty at my office spent Evg in office. Wrote letter to J Seiler present about Peacock Money. to bed 9 PM

Tuesday, February 21, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

21 -3 Clear Cloudy Soft after 10 a.m. I was all day from 9 A.M. till 12 noon and from 2 to 5 P.M. present at primary male school in our ward witnessing and assisting to Conduct a Public examination of the Scholars. This school is taught by Mr. Nichols. The exn. was highly creditable to teacher and scholar. Wrote last Evg to Jno. McFaden (at Phila) about notices to take Depositions served on me [?] Dougherty -spent Evg. in parlour and office and to bed 9 P.M.

Wednesday, February 22, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

22 -4 Cloudy ~Soft~ Wet snow part of day -River at this place has been frozen over for some few days for first time this winter -pd Milleisen for 2lbs. butter 30Cts. for 1 Peck cornmeal 12½ for 1 Peck shellbark 12½ about one half of which I gave to Thos Nathan at whose instance [sic, insistence?] I bought them. Amt 55Cts. Recd of McIlhenny +Lingle [shand?] of former Fee $5. for [?] advice +c. to this time in relation to Fackler's application for benefit of Bankrupt Law. (v. 4th Jan last). James M. Davis of Phila at my office -rode on horseback 6 miles from 9¾ to 10½ a.m. Whig Clay Con. met in [?] house this morning -I was in a very short time -spent day +Evg except as above chiefly in my office and to bed 9P.M.

Thursday, February 23, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

23 -5 Clear~ Frozen till 10 or 11 am. then soft rest of day but cold ~ Good Sleighing- rode on horseback 14 miles from 9 to 11½ a.m. met +spoke with Moses Robeson and wrote to my client Jno.C. Milson in reply to his letter recd. 10th inst ~Recd letter from my client John McFaden Phila Feb 22 acknowledg.

Feb 23-5 Contd -the receipt of mine of 20th inst. paid Martin, Oster, 4 cts for a tooth brush 12½ and at Lecture as North Ward Schoolroom by Jos. R. Chandler, where I attended with my wife 50Cts. admission - Amt. 66½Cts. returned from Lecture at 9 P.M. to bed at 10 PM.

Friday, February 24, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

24 ~6 Clear +Cloudy + Soft after 10 am. Good Sleighing in the morning~ rode on horseback from 9 to 11 A.M. 14 miles pd at Wyeths for a blank seed 12½Cts. pd for 1 1/8 Qts Pine Lamp oil 25Cts. Amt 37½Cts. ~spent day except as above chiefly in my office ~Evg till 8 P.M. in parlour - McLanahan often ate there till that time -spent and Evg in office to bed


Saturday, February 25, 1843 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

25 ~7 Clear and soft - Paid Milleisen for 2 lbs Butter 25Cts- pd for 3Qts hominy 18¾, for [?] to [?] [?] 37½cts. Handed wife for candle Wick 12½ pd. on papers 3cts. pd Mrs. Hoffman to this day in full for 7 [?] Milk +Cream $1.75= Amt $2.71¾ Recd of Mm. [Deebold ?] Fee $7.00 on a/c for writing two deeds + an agreement . viz Deed from him to his Mother Elizth - Deed from him to Geo. [Dallade ?] and agreement between him and Said [Dallade ?].

he yet owes me $3 on said a/c -was sleighing for near an hour about 10 am. had my son Charles and Henry Doll along -walked couple miles on Capitol Boardway from 4 to 5 P.M. spent rest of day and Evg. chiefly in office. to bed 9½ P.M.

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