Sunday, September 2, 1860 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

2-1 Clear, fine, pleasant, coolish but delightful day.

Mrs. Rawn and self and children at our church morning and evening at 10 am and 6 pm. Mr. Cattell was duly installed in the morning as our pastor by a Committee of Presbytery. Rev. Dr. McPhail preached the sermon. Rev. Mr. Reeves gave the charge to the Pastor, and the Rev. Mr. Mitchell of Paxton Church the charge to the people. Home in evening at 7 1/4 pm. Spent rest of evening at home, to bed at 9 ½ pm.

Monday, September 3, 1860 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

3-2 Clear, fine, pleasant.

Walked between 8 ½ and 10 am 3 ½ miles and the same distance between 6 and 7 ½ pm. Mr. Connor along in the evening.

Received letter from Rev. John C. Backus D.D. Baltimore, Aug. 31 in answer to mine of the 21st of that month.

Also from son Charles, Princeton Sept. 1, containing receipt of John Maclean President College, for the money by draft, in my letter of 25th ult. $123.50.

Handed Mrs. Rawn for her own use.25
Bought of John Casey (cr) 2 ½ lbs. Beef.23

In court a short time between 10 and 11 ½ am. To bed 9.

Tuesday, September 4, 1860 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

4-3 Clear, fine, warm.

Was in and out of Court through day. Walked through day 3 to 4 miles, daughter Fanny and self walked to Pa. Round House between 6 and 7 pm during which walk our dog "Jack" lost his muzzle. Evening chiefly at home, to bed 9 ½..

Wednesday, September 5, 1860 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

5-4 Clear and cloudy, warm.

Paid 2 lbs. butter .40, sweet potatoes.18 =.58
Twist bread .7, sundries .8, viz. to Sam. Burton and daughter.15
To Juliana Rawn to buy cotton for John Calvin, stocking.35
Tomatoes .5, for 1/4 peck at Looker’s.05
Beef and shoulder of lamb yesterday of Casey (cr).50
Copy book for daughter Fanny.10

Had Sam. Burton mending pavement short time this morning at Fry and Leger house. In and out of Court through day. Son John Calvin and self walked 4 miles circular between 6 and 7 1/4 pm. I stopped at our Lecture Room to meeting. Home 8 ½. To bed 9.

Thursday, September 6, 1860 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

6-5 Rain in last night, considerable, also this morning till 10 to 11.

Paid sugar and spice.38
Paid gas bill from 1 June to 1 inst., 3 months, (v. B and R)1.50

Walked through day chiefly between 6 and 7 1/4 pm, 4 to 5 miles. Met Mr. Connor on evening walk, also John Casey. To bed 10.

Friday, September 7, 1860 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

7-6 Clear, some clouds, very warm and sultry

Received of John Sautter 1 months rent due 1 inst. $12.50

Paid crackers .25, powder .8 (John Calvin) ___ .4 = .37

Walked some little about town through day. Met the Board of Trustees of our church at McCormick’s office from 7 to 7 ½ pm. I submitted in writing my resignation as Treasurer of said church and report of the amounts &c whilst I have been said Treasurer, 2 (?) years and upwards, (v copy of same report by me) Mr. Hamilton Sec. of Board not present. I was appointed Secretary pro tem. McCormick , Casey, Warford, Pollack and Cameron urged me to withdraw my resignation at least for the present. I agreed to do so but with the understanding that it is only temporary. S. A. Douglass, candidate for the Presidency, making political speech from 7 ½ to about 9 pm from platform at Buehler’s Hotel to large crowd. Not much to be heard for the noise. To bed 9 ½ to 10.

Saturday, September 8, 1860 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

8-7 Clear, fine, warm.

I was up at 2 ½ to 4 am to see John Calvin off gunning with Charles A. Boas and Al. Fager., then went to bed. Mrs. Rawn went to market and paid 2 lbs butter .30, sweet potatoes .8 = .38

Tomatoes, smear case, melons, cabbage, twist and I paid melon last evening .33

Mrs. Rawn retained balance market money .19

Paid 4 lbs sugar, 1 lb. white sugar .49

Paid 2 lbs. coffee .34

Paid Public Ledger to this day .6

Mutton of John Casey (cr)

Attended sale and rental of pews in our church this afternoon from 2 to near 5 pm. Philip Ensminger cryer. Succeeded remarkably well, beyond expectation.

Walked some on board way and between 7 ½ and 8 ½ pm. To bed 9 ½ to 10.

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