Sunday, January 10, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

There is no entry for this day. The next entry is on January 12, 1864.

Monday, January 11, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

There is no entry for this day. The next entry is on January 12, 1864.

Tuesday, January 12, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Jany 12-3 Contd. with him at Whitehall on our way homewards. In going I had ridden over the Bridge with Harry McCormick in his ________ who happened to be about crossing the bridge as we were about to walk over to ________ the _______. We performed the [ round ] trip between 1 ½ and 4 P.M. Met Board of [ War ] _____. Dr. Charlton [ help ] in forenoon from [11 ½ or…..12 ½ ] am to 1 P.M. and in evening from 4 ½ to [ War ] [ 6 ] P.M. Recd of M. [ T. Musser???] 1 mos. Rent due 1 inst $10.00 spent Ev. at home and to bed 9 ½ P.M.

Wednesday, January 13, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

13-4 Clear and Cloudy. hard Frozen. Calm. [ a ]. Mrs. Rawn at market and paid Beef & [ Calf ] _________ $1.35 _________ and apple butter 10 cheese 15 __ Coffee 35 5 lbs _______ Peas 40 1.00/$2.35 I walked 3 ½ to 4 miles circular between 10 ½ and 12 noon Calling at Jno. __ays, James __ays – ______. I am. My [ Rent ] – Fanny Fyatts Met Board of ______. Dr. Charlton _____ from 12 ½ to 1 ¼ PM. Capt Clement gone to Juniatta [Juniata]. Mr. W.G. [ Cantell ] our late Pastor came in at 4 ½ to 5 P.M. to [ stay ] all night & perform Marriage ceremony between Roswell Williams of Media ______. _______ & Miss Mary Mahon [ from ] Church Sunday School [ Mrs Rawns ] class. ___. ___. wished to go to "[ Lochiel]" Gen Camerons 1 ½ miles or so [ below ] town in view of his son [ Bruce ] now lying dead there I got [ Horse ] and ______ at ______ livery and we drove down & back between 5 & 6 P.M. We did not go in the house down there having met _______ Cameron outside on our arrival and after a few minutes talk with him – we returned to town – He attended our usual weekly prayer meeting this Ev. at our Ch. and he ________ ______ understand. I did not go. ____. ____. took [ the ] ______ [ up ]. To bed 10 P.M.

Thursday, January 14, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

14-5 Cloudy – Frosty – Foggy in morning – Clear and Fine after about 9 a.m. [ Raining ] considerably in middle of day – at 8 ½ to 9 am Mr [ Cantell ], Mrs Rawn & self got into a carriage at our front door sent for us and drove out to Mr. [Mahon] (_____ Coverlys farm) where we attended the wedding of Mr. Roswell Williams and Mary Mahon – large company of men and women present. Perhaps some 20 or more in all. Ceremony took place about 10 a.m. and at 11 ½ a.m. _____ we sat down to a very _________ dinner, immediately after which we [ adjourned ] [ to ] [ and ] ______ _______ where we partook of the Cream & Cake. I returned to town on foot at about 12 noon preferring to come in that way ____ the _____ of the walk and leaving Mrs. Rawn behind to come in with _____ of the party in a carriage. Mr. [Cantell] left for Camerom and his present home at _____ Mr ________ in Middletown before dinner. [ has ] at [ Room ] [ of ] Board ____ ______ during part of afternoon. Neither Dr. Charlton nor Capt Clement there being absent at Mifflintown Juniatta County. At 7 ½ to about 10 ¼ P.M. Mrs. Rawn _____ were at the Capitol listening to addresses on the condition of the country by Genl. [ Gant ] of arkansas & Mr. Montgomery of Mississippi both very entertaining speakers and both present Union men. Gant was a Genl. in the Rebel army and is a fine orator and most effective speaker. Montgomery is a speaker after the fun [frolick ] _____ with greater powers of an ever ending _____ of anecdote, _____ sarcasm and __________ than any speaker I ever heard. He kept the house in a continual and most extravagant roar _______ his whole speech for half an hour or more. home 10 ¼ to 10 ½ _______ P.M.

Friday, January 15, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

15-6 Cloudy – Frosty – Very Foggy – Very damp & penetrating chilliness - remained so till afternoon – then partially cleared off. Dr. Charlton his wife + myself and wife went in same carriage (Dr C’s horse) at 10 ½ to 11 am out to ______ Genl. Camerons to the funeral of his son Bruce Cameron aged some 38 years. Who died after a painful illness induced by imprudent indulgence in drink as is alledged. An amiable kind hearted man. There were ______ _______ the house from 11 to 12 by Rev. Mr Faniday – Cattell - _______ + Mitchell. There was a large turn out of carriages + people. Who, generally, followed by _______ to their interment at Middletown. We returned from the house to ______ at 12 ½ P.M. Dr. Charlton _____ at Board of Enrollment ______ at 3 ½ ______ to near 5 P.M. Dr + Mrs Charlton + her sister Miss Ella Porter, Miss Anna Cresswell, Dr. Hny Wilson Lieut Ross paid us a visit from 7 ½ to near 10 P.M. Miss Prrter a very perfect and finished performance on Piano. To bed at 10 ½ P.M.

Saturday, January 16, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Jany 16 – 7 Clear – Fine – hard frozen. Market Began this Morning at 8 a.m. by Regulation of War Council for first time this late hour _______ has ever been introduced here. The markets _________ having most foolishly begun by regulation,, generally, before Day = light Mrs. Rawn at market + paid

Meat $1.10 – 2 lbs butter 70 Dried cherries 13 $1.93
Persimmons 5 ______ 5 1 lb_______ 20.20
4 lbs. Brown sugar 60, 1 qt. Molasses 20.80
_____ Mr Hetrick 14 ¾ lbs Hard Soap __ ___1.33
I pd. Cold. Man, Henry carrying up coal + c..10
Handed daughter Fanny to buy cakes for young friends _____20
$4.50

_____ _____ for use of Chas. C. Rawn In Dauphin ____ ____ ____ ____ no 16 Jany 7, ’64 by John Gart and same as ______ of Recd. Fi. Fa 17 Jany 7. 64 Recd. Of _____ W.W. Jennings on ______ Executions $202.15 having Bal. due by Gart $69.63 to be paid Middle May next. (____. _____. Among my ____ Receipts) (____. Post June 29th)

of said sum of $202.15 there is of ____ + ____ $ 193.15
+ _____ ______ + ______ _____ in 2 _____9.00
(____ 30 May last when I Bought$202.15
said judgments of ____ ____ ____ his ___ he being about to move to Illinois.)
Depd. In Dau. Dep. Bank$202.15
" " " " Dividend of Nov last on my $300 ___ ___ in said Bank, entered by Bank in my Book$15.00
Recd. Of S.S. Alleman in the _____ _____ by the hands of Jas. N. Stone 1 mos. Rent due 1 inst.$10.00

Walked 3 to 4 miles through day chiefly between 9 ½ and 11 ½ am when I walked about 3 miles circular. Met Board of Enrollment morning and afternoon about ____ each time. Capt Clement present part of the time Mrs Rawn + self with adjt Clapp + Mrs Clapp and Mrs Col. J _ Bomford and Miss Annie Cresswell took tea at Dr. Charltons – Miss Ellie Porter his sister in law there – home and to bed 10 ½ to 11 P.M.

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