Tuesday September 5th 1882 I have traded books with Roy & I will now Commence in this but will leave what Roy has written I started from Scrantons late drove to Washington tried to get a geography to send to Dave could get none Sent a card to Dave & letter to Hertsler took dinner & fed team at Bentz’s stayed around the Court House till most sun down waiting for my case of settlement of Taylor Estate to be called & when it was I couldn’t settle & be released as the year had not elapsed yet so I hitched up my team paid my Hotel bill 65 ct & drove home by 10 in the Eve a pleasant Eve & a fine ride Mag opened the gate for me & I found all right at home
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