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

Dec 13 ~ 1 Cloudy – Rain – clear and cloudy – Rev. J.H. Barnard of Bellfonte Pa. preached in our church as a supply morning and evening – wife children and Self at church morning except that Fanny not out on either occasion being slightly unwell.

I walked round the streets between 3 ½ and 5 P.M. calling at Beattys to see Nelly as to sprained ankle – home from church at 8 ¼ to 8 ½ and to bed 9 ¼

*Paper Attached To Page on December 13

Office of the Harrisburg Cotton Company.

Harrisburg, Nov 6 1863

The Board of Directors have this day declared a Dividend of one per cent. on the Capital Stock of this company, cut of the profits of the business, and which will be paid on demand.

WILLIAM BUEHLER46

TREASURER

TO C C Rawn Esq

[Handwritten by Rawn] Dec 14 – 63 recd. of said Treasr. on my Seven (7) shares of stock in said company (being $700) Dwd[?] $7.00

Editor's Note: Directory lists BUEHLER WILLIAM, central agent for insurance comp’y of North America of Philadelphia, office Walnut n Second, h Front c Locust.

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

14 ~ 2 Cloudy – soft Rain in last night – Heavy Rain and sleet about 11 a.m. and more or less through day –

Recd. of Wm. Buehler Treasr. on my 7 shares ($700) of Harrisburg Cotton co. stock Dividends $7.00

(v. paper attached)

Recd. by hands of my wife of Jno. Wolf 1 Mos rent due 1 inst.$7.50
Paid Patriot and Union 15 Weeks to 12 inst inclusive$1.50

(v. 26 aug. last)

Met Board of Enrollment morning and afternoon and passed upon cases of exemption. Present Dr. Charlton & Self – Capt C not present.

I called at office after tea for half and hour or so, also at Mrs. Jno. E. Forster47 on business of her husband she called this morning to see me about. To bed 9 ½

Editor's Note: Directory lists Forster John E., ________, h 11 Market.

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

15 ~ 3 Cloudy – windy – colder – walked between 9 & 10 am and bet. 7 ½ and 8 ½ P.M. in all through day 4 to 5 miles – Met Board of Enrollmt. monrg. and afternoon Dr. Charlton & Self present – Capt C. not. To bed 9 ½

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

16 ~ 4 Cloudy – cold – hard Frozen – calm and wholesome morning Mrs. Rawn at Market & pd

meat 75, 2 lbs butter 60$1.35
3 picked chickens 40, calf pluck 20, celery 20, parsnips 4 twist 5 =.89
2 ½ lbs country soap 20 candle wick 18.38
I paid 2 lbs white sugar 34$2.96 $2.62

I walked 3 ½ to 4 miles circular bet. 9 & 10 a.m. Then met Board of Enrollment 10 a.m. to 12 ½ P.M. and 3 to 5 P.M. Charlton and Self present – spent Evening at home – Rev. Mr. (A.X.) Shoemaker48 in from about 7 to 8 ¼ P.M. on subjects connected with suits pending on behalf of his church. viz The church of God at Harrisburg on Ejectment for land in Harrisburg. To bed 9 ½

Editor's Note: Directory lists Shoemaker Adam X., Rev. h North n N Third.

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

17 ~ 5 Rain – sleet – making ice on the trees & contd all day with heavy rain at times – met Board of Enrollment morning and afternoon – Capt Clement not present.

Paid Christn. Evy49 per cold. boy Saml. Ratcliff for 100 large Oysters for Frying $2.00

Dr. Charlton & his wife, adjt.[?] Clapp & his wife, Capt Clement’s sister, and Capt Clement and his son Charles took supper with us & remained till 10 P.M. also Mrs Beatty my wifes sister – she left about 9 P.M. To bed 10 ½ to 11.

Editor's Note: Directory lists Evy Christian, oysters, 62 S Second.

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

18 ~ 6 Clear & Cloudy – calm – cooler towards Evg. – Met Board of Enrollment morning and afternoon ~ Capt Clement not present – Dr. Charlton & Mosser & Self doing the business disposing of 40 to 60 cases a day preparatory to next draft.

I paid Wm. H. Britick[?] col.[?] my Relief[?] taxes in 4 ward of this city for 1863 as follows

to [unreadable] (by check in D Dep Bank)

Malay House North St.$1.00Olvis House State St.$1.25
Allerman " State1.25Johnson " " "1.25
Brenner " "1.25Wolf " " ".75
Wallover " "2.00Reigle " " " 1.50
5.40 +10.25 +$4.75

Paid Geo. F. Weaver 50my School Taxes for 1863 on Property where I live on Market Square to Rareberry[?] Alley in 2nd. ward of city ------- $33..60

By check on Dauphin Deposit Bank}

Paid Nora Barry in full of her wages for 11 weeks to 24 Dec. inst inclusive (per Ck D D Bk) $13.75

Paid (per A. Burnett) The Presbyterian Newspaper from Jany 64 to Jany 65. (v 13 Dec 62) $1.75

Spent Evening chiefly at home and to bed 9 ½ to 10.

Editor's Note: Directory lists Weaver George F., (Weaver & Royal,) h Second n Meadow la.

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

19 ~ 7 Clear – hard Frozen – very cold – most wintry morning we [unreadable] Mrs Rawn at Market

paid 2 lbs butter 60 meat 50 =$1.10
Calf Pluck 20 twist 5 cornmeal 25 (Dec 14).50
1 lb crackers 10, 1 lb white sugar 20, 1 lb coffee 35, tea 45 =1.10
$2.70

met Board of enrollment morning and afternoon Capt Clement not present all day. Dr. Charlton & Self must have disposed of near 100 men today – Dr Mosser in short time in morning – I walked between 9 ½ and 10 ¼ am some 2 ½ to 3 miles – Dr. Rutherford Jr[?] in ¾ in Evg – To bed 9 ½

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