Sunday, September 21, 1856 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Sept 21 ~ 1 Clear & Cloudy – Pleasant – coolish in Ev. [evening] – very dusty – attended the Funeral of Miss Muyant Alrick sister of Herman and Hamilton Alrick of [?] 50 to 55 years! should judge from her sister Miss John as a carrier with E.W. Harris M. W. Kinney [?] J. Jordan. To the Cemetary from 4 to 5 ½ PM. I have known her intimately during nearly all the times in I came to this town in 1828 and can [?] say I never found a person more uniformly pleasant, kind & polite – she had rather a commanding and fine figure and comely fare and with much less amt [amount] used available presumption Miss J[?] of her sex, was much more calculated to engage enduring esteem and friendship - . Wife self at Presbyterian Ch. [Church] this Ev. [evening]. She and Children there in the morning – To bed 9 PM.

Monday, September 22, 1856 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

22 ~ 2 Clear – Coolish – Still very dry very dusty – paid at Miley’s Stone for 1 Gal. [gallon] vinegar & spices 39 cts [cents] Paid for liquorice 9 – To Express for Republican Documents [?]? firm [?] – ([?]) 25 cts [cents] – [?] 73 cts [cents].

Said Documents being of

The life of Fremont in English[?] 100
" " " " " German"50
Colfax’s speech in Congress "50
Republican Platforms in English & German50

Walked 3 ½ [?] cir. bet. 8 ½ of AM. and walked after tea to Hardscrabble [?] bark at 7 ¾ - [?]? letter and Bill for Chas..Tuition Board Books on for Helm Ohughes Edgehill Princeton Sept 20 . Drew ck [check] on Daup. [Dauphin] Dep [Deposit] ¾ ot $ 36.65 Bal. [Balance] of their Bill which ck [check] 2 del’d [delivered] to so Bank for a draft in favour of Po. [paid] Helen Hughes – said drft [draft] being after this date Robt [Robert] J Rop Corks of Po. [paid] Bk [Bank?] on Robt [Robert] J Rop Co Mail [?].. for Po [paid] $36.05 payable to the order of Helen Hughes – [?]? letter from R.C. Enright – clk [clerk?] of Oneida County Utica NYork [New York] Sept 19th in reply to one I wrote him a few days since spent Even [evening] there and to bed 9 P.M.

Tuesday, September 23, 1856 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

23 ~ 3 Clear & Cloudy – cool – Fine dustable – [?]? letter from Charles Edgehill Sept 20. write in reply & Enclosed him a CK [check] in DdepBk [Dauphin Deposity Bank] to [?] order for $5.00 – also to Helen Hughes enclosing Prem [Preminum?] draft obtained yesterday for $36.05 in full of their Bill [?]

Charles C. Rawn, Esq.
To Helen Hughes Or. [Organization?]
1856 June 25 to [?] Bal [Balance] of 6 C.R. Jr. including
French 3/5 of $148. . .88.80
July 8To Ballinger Talbert.75
as Greek Lesson60
Latin Exercise75
Aug 15Cash75
French Grammar & Exercises1.25
Lessons in Elecution1.25
30cash.50
Sept 1do [delivery?]2.00
Br.$96.65
June 25.[?] Cash in [?] 60.00
$36.65

[?] J. Chas [Charles] letter that he had repaid said 75 cents charged to him – which a included in my dft [draft] I directed them to hand to him – Po. [paid] $2.00 was in lieu of a note for that Amt [amount] tailored to him [?] [?] note not current there –

Note to R.C. Eurrgh - Utrea Nj in reply to his [?]? G.W. Mept Copy Enclosing sum $2.00 ([?]) My Client [?] Hatfield here – wife sent to Mechanicsburg in Mo [morning?].. [?] in Ev. [evening] about getting tooth fixed by dentist W. Behne Gave Sundry Republican Documents for institution to one John Brehm of Hanover – also to [?] Strohm of Linglestown – [?] [?]?.. yesterday – [?]? of Saml [Samuel] Rigler new client – Fee $7.50 & $3.00 to pay suits issued for him & family in Slander this day – [?]?. of Henry Buser (new client) [?] Fee $5.00 map in reference to suits termd [termed] for him today – G.W. Harris Esq Self walked round town before tea. Ev [evening] at home to bed 8 ½

Wednesday, September 24, 1856 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Sept 24 ~ 4 Rain last Ev [evening] and in last night – some clouds through day then cool. [?] my clothing – Po.[paid] 1 lb butter 31 cts [cents] Beef & liver 80 of Jno [John] Casey – ½ Peck W.. [White] Potatoes 12 1/2 - [?] [?] [?] ½ doz eggs 7 – (This Makes 54 ½ Dozen Eggs ([?]) Ham & [?] 12 amt $1.53 – walked 3 ½ Ms. [miles] [?] [?] 8 ½ & 9 ½ [?] [?] [?] bet. 4 5 ½ P.M. [?] [?] [?]? of Henry Buser Bal. [Balance] Ret’d [Retired?] Fee $5.00 ([?] [?] [?]) - [?] walked in Mo. [morning?] saw Hopple pulling Tomatoes in lot – saw him [?] walked in Ev. [evening] he said they did pull any that they did not [?] now [?]. Spent Ev. [evening] at home To bed 9 ½ P.M.

Thursday, September 25, 1856 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

25 ~ 5 Clear – Fine – [?] – Dauphin Dep [Deposit] Bk [Bank] $40. – Pd. [paid] Envelopes 80 cts [cents] wrote to Saxton Seal Geo [George] Phil. [Philadelphia?] – Kept copy – son Charles got home at 5 P.M. [?] from Edgehill School the session being ended. Walked 1 ½ Mis [Miles] forenoon and 3 ½ Mis. [Miles] in Ev. [evening] ..Ev. [evening] home To bed 9 ½

Friday, September 26, 1856 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

26 ~ 6 Clear – Fine – cool in Mo..[morning] Fire in Mo.. [morning] needful. [?]? letter Peter Horker Inn (Peters Mountain) Counselling Fee $2.00. [?]? letter from Helen Hughes "Edgehill Sept 25. in reply to mine of [?] & 23 [?] Paid Elias Zimmerman for 1 BOL. [?] Wheat Flour $ 7.12 ½ his fathers name being Saml. [Samuel] Zimmerman owner of the flour. He [?] if it did not prove first rate that I should drop them a letter to "Manady Hill P.O." Dauphin County witness sister Juliana, son Chas. [Charles] Calvin [?] wrote to Mos. [Moses] Balch Esq. Phila. [Philadelphia] for Freemont – Documents – Pd. [paid] Hanora Maloney our hired woman $5.00 [?] of her wages. G.W. Harris, son Chas. [Charles] Self took walk about 4 ½ P.M. Chas [Charles] & Self went to [?]Depot near 5 P.M. to see if Wm. [William] Blair on the their EdgeSchool Scholars of Erie on Train for him. he was. he convened with him. he is 14 or 15 yrs [years] old I should judge he says he will not return to that School he does not like it I asked him Why. He does not seem disposed or exactly able to define but he says he does not like the principles of Helen Hughes. He said in reply to my question as to where he would go that he thought he would go to New Bloomfield in New more meeting in Courthouse listening to a speaker from New Jersey, named I think Sanderson – home at 8 or thereabout – To bed 9 ½ to 10 –

Saturday, September 27, 1856 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

27 ~ 7 Clear – Fine – Pleasant – coolish in Morning – Paid 11 ¼ lbs Beef 80 – 2 lbs butter 50 – 2 [?] 10 [?] doz [?] 94 – 3/8 hrs [hours?] [?] 25 – [?] 12 I meet [?] 15 sundries 10 including 5 cts [cents] [?] to Calvin for Charly for [?] – amt - $2.84 – Pd.. [?] & Kunkel Freight [?] on Groceries [?]? in tea box this day from [?] [?] [?].. – 50 cents ([?]). Paid Jno. [John] Casey [?] Bill from 24 May to 24 [?] to the dates inclusive in full $9.79 – [?]? of Jno. [John] Casey $112.00 [?] to him 22 May last for 3 Mos. [months] & $2.33 Interest due therein for 4 1/6 Mos. [months] to this day. Amt Prin [principle] + Interest $114.33 out of which I paid him said [?] till [?]? in Cash from him to rest of so Prin [principle] & Int. [interest] being $104.54 - [?] goodly Numbers of Freemont documents to Elias Zimmerman Yesterday and to me Jno. [John] Blesley of Fishing Creek Perry [?] [?] to more son I also gave [?] Book and [?] [?] bought said Potatoes - Gurryman name leave Clk [clerk?] at [?] Manady Furnace David Mumma Esq. called to see if I could go this Ev. [Evening] [?] a Fremont Meeting all’d [allowed?] Freeman too late When they called (4[?]) and I am not very well much fatigued – [?]? [?] Bill of Groceries in which I Po [paid] Freight as above from James Graham FCo. - "Phila. [Philadelphia] Sept 23/[?]

60 lbsWhite Falling to a [?]12 -$7.20
25 "hard soap5 1.25
4 ¼ "Black Tea441.70
1 "Imperial " .75
4 "Starch10 40
1 " Pepper 10 16
$11.46

*wrote to G [?] & Kept Copy

(2 Post 31 Jany Mix / Bill $28.37)

[?] [?] Bergner for 3 [?] [?] or Daily Times 18

[?]? John Murray (2.26 inst.) Counselling Fee $1.00 in relation to Chas. [Charles] & John Calvin [?] River with Jno [John] Casey in [?] about 2 P.M. taking gun along – [?] sale of [?] Property [?] to about 3 P.M. I have the Graham debt [?] $199.40 with Int. [Interest] on it which I bought of Graham Co against [?] Estate. I bid the Property upto & [?] Would for $6.95 – walking [?] 2 or 3 PM… Spent Ev [Evening] at home and to bed 9 ½ P.M.

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