Sunday, September 13, 1863 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

13 ~ 1 Clear & Cloudy – Heavy Rain at 6 ½ to 8 ½ or 9 P.M. I started to go to church in Evg but turned back because of said Rain. Mrs. Rawn had gone before I started but also in some Rain. I was at our church in morning with wife and children. Rev Mr. McClean[?]19 - an elderly man formerly Prest. of Lafayette college20 preached – an Excellent preacher – very familiar style – long sermon near an hour but interesting & throughout – home 8 ½ or 8 ¾ & to bed 9 ½ to 10

Editor's Note: Daniel Veech McLean was president of the college from 1850 until 1857.

Editor's Note: Located in Easton, Pennsylvania. Established in 1826.

Monday, September 14, 1863 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

14 ~ 2 Cloudy – Damp – misting some at 8 a.m. I walked between 8 and 9 am and through day & Evg in all 3 to 4 miles – Met Board of Enrollment all Day from 9 am to 12 ½ P.M. and from 3 to 6 P.M.

Recd. of Jesse M Vandiver21 on a/c of Judgt. in my favour

(v15 Feb. 64) against him before ald Peffer. Entd. in Dau Pleas $30.00

attended Union Meeting in Court House at 7 ½ P.M. to hear a speech from a Mr. Montgomery of Vicksburg – left at 8 ¼ - walked ½ hour– To bed 9 ½

Editor's Note: Directory lists Vandiver Jesse M. carpenter, Liberty al n N Second, h Ridge c Boas.

Tuesday, September 15, 1863 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

15 ~ 3 Clear and Cloudy – warm – walked through day chiefly before 9 am and after 7 P.M. 3 to 4 miles – spent day closely engaged with Board of Enrollment. Mrs Jno C. Sims - Mrs M.S. Beatty & her daughter and Jno. Beatty22 – Miss Emily Ansley of Canada and Gilum[?] Kelly too tea with us and spent Evg. To bed 10.

Editor's Note: Directory lists Beatty John R., clerk, h N Front n Walnut.

Wednesday, September 16, 1863 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

16 ~ 4 Cloudy – Clear and Cloudy – warm – I was at Market Pd. . . .

2 lb butter 40 – Beef 50 - - - - -.90
pd. Mrs Rawn for sugar – spices – peaches – corn & Fluid brought by her Yesterday - - - }1.02
I paid for 4 lb brown sugar - - -.56
$2.48

spent day with Board of Enrollment from 9 a.m.

to 12 ½ P.M. and from 3 to 6 ½ P.M. - - -

walked in Morning before 9 am and in Eveng. After 7 ½ - 3 to 5 Ms. To bed 9 –

Thursday, September 17, 1863 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

17 ~ 5 Clear - some Cloudy – very warm – I walked bet. 8 & 9 a.m. 3 ½ miles or so – spent day with Board of Enrollment – Capt. Clement went home to Sunbury at noon to Funeral of Dr Marness[?] his brother in laws child – Dr. Charlton23 & Self contd. business of board – To bed 9 ½ to 10

Editor's Note: Directory lists Charlton Samuel T., physician, W Walnut c Second.

Friday, September 18, 1863 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

18 ~ 6 Cloudy – warm – Sultry – Rain all day after 10 or 11 a.m. and cooler in Evening – spent day with Board of Enrollment – Capt C. returned at 1 P.M. Dr. C & Self held Session in forenoon. Mrs Rawn, Fanny and Self walked round town bet. 7 & 8 P.M. 1 ½ ms or so stopping at Buthes[?] Gohls[?] at Mrs Beattys – To bed 9 ¼ P.M.

Saturday, September 19, 1863 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Sept 19 ~ 7 Clear & Cloudy & Coolish all day – I was at market and Paid 1 lb butter 25. Beef Steak & leg Lamb 90 – twists 10 – Tomatoes 10 =

$1.35
½ bus. "Crawford" late Peaches for Preserving . . .1.50
6 lbs loafsugar crushed loaf sugar$1.00
4 " brown " .50 } got Mrs Rawn -1.50
$4.35

I walked 3 ½ Miles or so circular bet. 8 & 9 a.m. Then Met Board of Enrollment from 9 am to 12 ½ P.M. and from 3 to 6 P.M. attended a packed and highly enthusiastic meeting in the Court house from 7 ½ to 9 P.M. to hear Genl.. Butler24 make a speech on the State of the Country – He made a letting speech during that time on the rebellion and in favour of sustaining the administration I have never seen the Court House so crammed by some hundreds. Mrs Rawn & other ladies – Genl. Cameron25 was Prest. of the Meeting with some 30 to 50 or so of Vice Presidents – home 9 and to bed 9 ½ to 10 P.M.

Editor's Note: Could possibly be Benjamin F. Butler.

Editor's Note: Simon Cameron.

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