Sunday, August 30, 1863 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Book 28.

Book XXVIII Commencing Aug 30 . 1863

Aug 30 ~ 1 Clear. Cloudy - Coolish – I was at home all day except that I walked 3 to 4 Miles between 2 and 3 ½ P.M. letter Jno.A.Niachenan[?] Washington City Aug 28" Spent Eveng chiefly at home & To bed 9 ½ P.M.

Monday, August 31, 1863 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

31 ~ 2 Clear – some Clouds – rose at 5 a.m. or before and rode on horseback from 5 ¾ to 6 ¾ or 7 a.m. 5 to 6 miles – Spent day closely engaged at rooms of Board of Enrollment - examining conscripts from 8 am to 1 P.M. and from 2 ½ to 6 ½ P.M. walked after tea between 6 ¾ and 7 ½ P.M. 1 to 2 miles. To bed 9.

Tuesday, September 1, 1863 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Sept 1 ~ 3 Clear – Fine – Pleasant – Met Board of Enrollment all day from 8 a.m. to 1 P.M. and from 2 to between 6 and 7 P.M. examining as Yesterday –

Recd. of S.S. Alleman under His [unreadable] lease 1 mos. rent due this day$10.00
" " Frederick Johnson1 1 " " " " "$8.33
" " do2 do (v 27 ult) Further Fee $5.00

rose early and rode on horseback from 5 ¾ to 6 ¾ - it was yesterday and not this morning I rode this – did not ride this morning but was up early and walking round at 6 a.m. walked some in Evg and to bed 9 ½

Editor's Note: Boyd’s Harrisburg Directory list Frederick Johnston, lager, State n West al.

Editor's Note: Abbrevition for ditto -- The same as stated above or before.

Wednesday, September 2, 1863 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

2 ~ 4 Cloudy – Clear and Cloudy & Pleasant – I was at market & paid 1 lb butter 20, 4 ½ doz Eggs 56 Beef and lamb 87 =

$1.63
Recd. of Jno. Saulter 2 mos rent due 1st ult [unreadable] inst3 -$25.00
Depd. in Dau. Dep. Bank4 . . . . .$93.00
Paid Catharine Battis (Cold.)‡†5 for House and Premises on North Alley in Jhr[?] for while I agreed with her 29th July last (v 25 ult & agreement)$300.00
pd. said money by 3 different checks to her order in Dauphin Dep. Bank.
viz one to her for Montgomery Kirks‡‡6 debt & costs – 54.31 Judgt Dau Coun Pleas‡‡†7
" " " " Amos Kapp " & " 141.79 " " " "
Expenses Preparing Deed -5.00
Bal. of Purchase Money --98.90
$300.00

Paid Rev. Basil Markall of Ithica N.York per Geo. Bergner‡‡‡8 of Harvard Expenses per check in Dau. Dep. Bank Purchase Money of lot on North Alley along side of the one above bought of Kitty Battis‡‡‡†9. $100.00

Paid Alderman Kline Acknmt. sd. Battis Deed $25

Editor's Note: Abbreviation meaning in or of the present month.

Editor's Note: Dauphin Deposit Bank.

‡† Editor's Note: Abbreviation for colored.

‡‡ Editor's Note: Directory lists Montgomery Kirk, h 64 N Second.

‡‡† Editor's Note: Dauphin County Pleas Court.

‡‡‡ Editor's Note: Directory lists Bergner George, books, 51 Market.

‡‡‡† Editor's Note: Directory lists a Battos Catharine, wid John C., Cowden n Walnut.

Sept 2 ~ 4 Contd. said Battis deed acknmt. checks [unreadable symbol10] dated 31 Augt because prepared for closing at that time but the Capp Judgt coming to light of which she had not informed me caused the delay to this day – when delivery [unreadable symbol] took place – B.F. Etter Esq11. Examined the records for me – The Markall Deed was Exd. in Ithica N.York and sent on here by ex prep (Howard’s) and deld. to Cathe Battis who held it till today and deld. it to me in Geo. Bergners presence on my payment as aforesaid paid $100 for Markall to be forwarded by their Expenses[?]

Recd. of Mr. Brownold 1 Mos. Rent on my Store[?] Room

Due the first inst $30.00

Spent day busily engaged at rooms of Broad of Enrollment from about 8 a.m. to 1 P.M. and from 3 ½ to 6 ½ P.M. being engaged from 2 to 3 ½ P.M. attending to said Deed business with Mrs. Battis.

walked bet. 7 and 8 ½ P.M. 2 to 3 miles – To bed 9 ½

Editor's Note: Possible symbol could be &c which would be an abbreviation for et cetera.

Editor's Note: Directory lists Etter Benjamin F., lawyer, Third n Market.

Thursday, September 3, 1863 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

3 ~ 5 Clear – Fine – Pleasant – up early - 5 ½ a.m. breakfast 7. walked bet. 7 ¾ and 8 ½ a.m. 2 miles or more about capital grounds. spent rest of day from 8 ½ am to 1 ½ P.M. and from 2 ¼ P.M. to 6 ½ P.M. with Board of Enrollment.

Recd. letter from Mrs. Rawn Wiconisco12 Sept 2 To bed 9 ½

Editor's Note: Wiconisco, Pennsylvania – Located in Dauphin County.

Friday, September 4, 1863 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

4 ~ 6 Clear – Fine – Pleasant – I walked after breakfast between 8 and 8 ¾ a.m. 3 miles or so – spend day with Board of Enrollment

crowded with business – paid 2 lbs coffee .60
pd. Jno. Jones per son Jno Calvin for Keeping our mare 4 week to this day inclusive$14.00
Recd. of Jno. Wolf one mos Rent due 1 inst$7.50

Walked round in Evg 2 Ms or so – To bed 9.

Saturday, September 5, 1863 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

5 ~ 7 Clear – Fine – Pleasant – I was at market & paid for meat 60 butter 20 rolls & twist 11 apples 10

$1.01
4 lb brown sugar 52. ½ Peck fine salt 15.67
$1.68

spent day from 8 ¾ to 2 P.M. or near it. with Board of Enrollment and from 3 to 7 ½ with same – son Jno. Calvin moved our mare Yesterday from Finers[?] Stable to our own Stable by the water basin where we had our forage drawn by me for 1 Private horse as commissioner of the Board of enrollment from the 12. States [unreadable] taken a few days since for the month of august – I am entitled as such comr. to forage for two private horses and by the practice might have drawn it though I none[?] have but one horse but I did not strictly speaking awarding to regulations entitled myself to draw for two with actually having them. Capt Clement13 adjt[?] Clapp - Lieut Hammer14 seemed to consider it according to the practice and that I might properly draw it – but as I had to certify "in Honor" & I did not consider it suitable to draw it and therefore had Lieut Hammer to alter the regulation he had filled up for me some some weeks ago from two houses to the said Forage viz‡†15 Hay and oats taken to Stable 31 ult.

Recd. of Jno. Hamilton one months Rent – on house by basin $7.50

Jno Calvin wrote to his mother & Fanny yesterday and today at my instance as I had not time and he sent them our daily newspapers – I walked round in evening bet. 8 & 9. one to two ms. – To bed 9 ½

Editor's Note: General John Kay Clement – According to Northumberland – Philadelphia County Pa Archives Biographies, in 1862 General Clement was made provost marshal of the Fourteenth District of Pennsylvania and served until 1864.

Editor's Note: Directory lists Hammer G.B., USA, h N Second n Locust

‡† Editor's Note: Abbreviation meaning -- namely: used to specify items

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