Sunday, November 29, 1863 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

29 ~ 1 Clear & Cloudy – little rough and blusterly ~ coldish some fear spits of snow now and then – went to The Presbyterian Church this morning and heard an excellent sermon from Rev. Matthew Allison their preacher for some 19 years. an Elderly man of Scotch Irish stamp and earnest eloquent & orthodox man. Preacher without notes but as I understand from Col. J.J. Patterson (with whom I sat writes his sermons and commits them to Memory – I walked home with Mrs. Patterson and was pressed to remain to dinner but declined as I prefer dining at the Hotel and not putting private families off the track on Sundays walked a mile or so after church & before dinner which not ready till 3 P.M. spent afternoon chiefly at the Hotel – day rough, windy – cold – attended same church in eveng. in company with Mr James M Sellers of this place and with [unreadable] Ross Weitzel J.C. Rawn, Engle, Osgood

I pd in said Ch. this Morng. to Contribution to Christh. Asson. -.25
pd. 27 inst in Evg per Mr Seggett[?] for slop Bucket for my Room at Hotel .25

Home from church at 7 to 7 ¼ P.M. and to bed 9 ½.

Monday, November 30, 1863 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

30 ~ 2 Clear and Cloudy – very cold – very hard Frozen – windy Ice ½ an inch thick – I walked 2 to 2 ½ Miles after breakfast and before meeting Board of Enrollment at 9 ¼ to 9 ½ a.m. continued examinations all day with usual intermission of about 1 ½ hours at noon and until 5 to 6 P.M.

Spent evening at Hotel – weather continuing cold and blusterly – To bed between 9 ½ and 10 P.M.

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

Dec 1 ~ 3 Clear – some Cloudy – hard frozen – very cold but moderated some from yesterday – I walked 2 to 2 ½ miles after breakfast before meeting Board at 9 ¼ to 9 ½ a.m. Then contd. examinations all day with the usually intermission. J. Calvin Rawn left in Pa Rl Rd cars at about 3 P.M. for Harrisburg on special business for the Board and Capt Clement. I walked before tea after adjt. of Board 2 Miles circular – spent Evg after tea with Lieut Dean, Capt. Clement Editor Guss [unreadable symbol] in Dr. Charlton’s Room. To bed 9 ½ to 10.

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

2 ~ 4 Clear – Fine all day – weather considerably moderated – ground suffering through day after about 9 a.m. somewhat of an Indn. Summer appearance especially along the mountains – Ice remains over puddles in the road

I walked 2 to 2 ½ Miles after breakfast before Meeting Board at 9 ½ to 10 a.m. J.C.R returned from Harrisburg this morning at 5 a.m. continued examinations all day as usually till about 3 ½ to 4 P.M. when he had run out of work; after which Capt Clement and self walked 2 miles circular or so before tea ~ spent Evg at Hotel in Dr. Charlton Room – Capt Clement – Mr Guss. Dr Mosser [unreadable symbol]. Dr Charlton not in any part of the time; the other persons in and out during the evening – To bed at 9 ½ to 10 P.M.

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

3 ~ 5 Clear and some cloudy at 11 a.m. weather moderated still further from Yesterday – I am not well – had some bowel complaint in the last night disturbed with dags[?] of our house [unreadable symbol]. at no breakfast whatever this morning – Met Board 9 a.m. business in this county nearly through – had some appetite at dinner – continued examinations till toward middle of the afternoon when men ceased reporting. Have been troubled more or less through day with soreness across the kidneys spent Eveng at Hotel in Charltons ~ Clement and Drs Charlton & Mosser Weitzel – Capt Ritter, Wagonseller [unreadable symbol] in during Evg. – To bed 9 ½.

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

4 ~ 6 Clear & Cloudy – weather mildish – Find Myself considerably better today after a good nights sleep. Tolerably good appetite Examined or Re-examined some 3 or 4 men today and closed our business at Noon – Jno. Calvin Rawn and Lieut Dean of invalid corps went out hunting at 10 am or so – not returned at 3 P.M.

Dec. 4 ~ 6 contd. ~ Capt Clement – Mr Weitzel, orderly Osgood, & self left in cars for Harrisburg at 3 P.M. – Dr. Charlton went to academia at 2 P.M. to see his sister and will come down to night – Dr. Mosser Lieut Ross, Norman Engle & Mr Gobin remain behind and will come down tomorrow – we arrived at Harrisburg about 5 P.M.

I pd. mark, cold. Man at Mifflintown Baggage to Depot [unreadable symbol].25
pd. omnibus in Harrisburg Trunk From ".15
Spent Evening at home and to bed 8 ½ P.M..40
Saturday, December 5, 1863 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

5 ~ 7 Cloudy – Clear & Cloudy – Mildish – Mrs. Rawn at Market –

r[?] paper attached for Marketing [unreadable] 25th ~

I walked 3 to 3 ½ Miles circular between 10 ¼ and 11 ¾ a.m.

Recd. of Geo. Olvis (per Mrs Rawn paid to her 1 inst) 1 Mos Rent due 1 inst$8.33
" " Fredk. Solomon " " " " 2 " ) 1 " " " "$8.33
" " Fanny Fyatts " " " " 3 " ) on a/c rent$5.00
" " C. Brownold " " " " 4 " ) 1 most Rent due 1 inst$30.00
Depd. in Dau Dep Bank ~ ~ ~$44.00
Recd. of Saml. Wallower 1 mos. rent due 1 inst$15.00
" " John Hamilton 1 mos rent ~ ~7.50
Handed son Jno. Calvin to pay omnibus luggage, change.10

He arrived at home from Mifflintown (where I left him Yesterday on a gunning excursion with Lieut Dean of the Invalid Corps) at 1 P.M.

I walked between 4 and 5 P.M. 1 ½ miles or so – Anna Rawn daughter of Arch along part of the way till we met Fanny Rawn Anna took tea with us and I went home with her to her Grandmothers Mrs Groffs (where she and her mother are marking a visit from their home in Milton) at 8 ½ P.M. To bed 10 P.M.

*Paper Attached To Page on December 4

Keep items of Marketing !!!

[unreadable] against this a/c4.00
10.00
4.00
Nov 25th10.66 – 3.34
1 h[?] Marketing1.27
2 sugar.34
1 lb coffee35
4 lbs sugar, brown56
1 lb mince meat18
Sat Marketing~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 174
27 Bread ~10
28 Fanny’s postage ~ ~3
30 1 lb crushed sugar ~~~~20
1 pint molasses ~9
1 box of Blue ~ ~10
[unreadable] for tea ~10
Dec 2 Marketing ~1.25
2 qts 16
letter to Charles.3
Fluid25
Braid 18
Pair of winter boots for Fanny2.75
Sat Dec 5 Marketing 183
Freight on Apples50
4 lbs sugar56
1 lb coffee40
1297
10.66
$23.67
Rec’d Nov 27th $4.00
" Before ---------4.00
10.00
Dec 3 Fanny Fyatts5.00
23.00
23.63
.63 Bal due Mrs R.
Paid --------------
Dec 1st Recd. of Nancy Olvis[?] $8.33
Dec 2nd Recd. of Johnson$8.33
Dec 3rd Recd. of Fanny Fyatts $5.00
Dec 4 Recd. of Brownhold$30.00

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