Sunday, January 17, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

17 – 1 Clear + some cloudy. hard frozen in morning but mild and [raining] considerably in middle of day. Rev Dr. Edwards of Phila. Preached in our church Morning and Evening _____ powerful and profoundly interesting sermons. He has preached for us several times in our earlier history. I walked after morning church and before dinner 3 to 4 miles circular. Wife + self + children at church morning and evening. To bed 9 ½ to 10 P.M.

Monday, January 18, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

18 – 2 Rain commenced in last night.- muddy - mildish. ____ - able all day.

Pd. Cornmeal 10. 2 lbs Sugar 36 2 lbs ____ 12 =.58
washing machine 35. 1lb Coffee 35 – 3 lbs ____ ____ 45 = 1.15
$1.73
Recd. of Betsey Mason (Cold. Woman) for _____ CounselFee $1.00

Met Board of Enrollment short time morning and afternoon – spent ____ chiefly at home To bed 9 ½ to 10.

Tuesday, January 19, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

19 – 3 Rain in night and this morning to 11 am ___ when it cleared and sun _____ out for a time. Great Preparations for the inauguration of Gov. Curtin today. Considerable of army officers here. a company of Regular cavalry from Carlisle Barracks several say five or six Bands of Music. But ____ ____ not think the display and turn out by any means equal what we had 3 yrs ago at his first inauguration This certainly ____ of the adverse weather – weather rough and _____ ______ with [rain] again after 12 noon. The Inauguration and ____ took place in front of the Capitol on a large Platform erected for that purpose with a large number of flags erected all around – several that had been severely riddled torn in battles. During the ceremonies on the platform I was in ______ Hotel enjoying a lively chat with Major Jno [Merily] ____ ____ or more ago of this place. _______, B. __ford, James Martin, Amos Kapp, Geo. Prince _____ ____ ______,

Jany 19 – 3 contd. Mr Merily, Collin McCurdy + self left there together and on our way down called at McCurdys an drank some old Rye. I came home about 2 P.M. We did not dine till 3. – Evening home + to bed 9.

Wednesday, January 20, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

20 – 4 Clear + Cloudy + Cold – hard frozen - ______ but slightly in middle of day and toward evening. Mrs Rawn at market + pd. __ meat – 95. 2 lbs butter 30, ____ - buscuit and cornmeal 15 = $1.40 walked between 10 ¾ and 11 ¾ am. 2 ½ to 3 miles circular. " [Walked] through day and Eve.. 1 to 1 ½ miles – walked after ______ _ _ _ _ Mary Beatty who came home from Phila. Last Eve. Met Board of Enrollmt. At about 12 noon. We all three walked over to see Col. Bomford and to get opinion as to a ____ _____ _____ its care. Dr. Charlton and self met again in afternoon spent evening at home and to bed 9 ½ to 10.

Thursday, January 21, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

21 – 5 Cloudy – Cold – hard frozen – I walked 2 ½ miles or so between 10 ½ and 11 ½ a.m. Mrs Rawn + self walked about 3 P.M. at ______ boarding house to see Mrs. Col. J.__. Bomford – then to see Miss Smeed at Dr. De Witts then called at Mrs Wm. Buchlen and remained 2+ ______ hours or so did not meet Mrs B or Miss L. home 3 ¾ P.M. Eve at home + to bed 9 ½

Friday, January 22, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

22 – 6 Clear – Fine – hard frozen – Mild – Walked 3 to 4 miles between 9 ½ and 10 ½ a.m. Met Board of Enrollment Dr. Charlton and self only present (Capt C. absent at Mifflintown) forenoon and afternoon pd. Geo. Bergner for 30 weeks Daily Telegraph to 16 inst inclusive the last 2 weeks at 8 instead of 6 cts per week - $ 1.84 for entry on 9 inst _____ to be paid at that time, but not paid, and never paid as a _____ to 16 inst. Eve at home and to bed 10

Saturday, January 23, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

23 – 7 Clear – fine – mild – lightly frozen in Morning – almost opening like Walked around 2 to 2 ½ Miles between 9 ½ and 11 am. Then met Board of Enrollmt. Dr. Charlton + self till till 12 ¼ P.M. Again there 4 P.M. ½ hour.

New check in Dau Dep Bank ______ _____ self for -- $414.00

Paid Harrisburg Bank draft of [Blasius] Brothers of Phila. Late Jany 16-64 accepted by me 18 inst for the ______ + _____. Piano _____ by us 7 inst _____ ______ draft. Check __. $414.00

said Piano cost $460 and 10 per cent was abated by reason as they said of it being a sale to a relative of their friend Gibson Peacock who was with us when we purchased. (v. inst.) Paid S. Zollinger + Brother by check on Dau Dep Bank Bill in full from Jany 18/62 to this date for castings +c, _____, various tinning mending cleaning furnace – guttering on Roofs +c +c. $23..59 Recd. of Dan __. [Mcich] for ____ Counsel Smith_____ FEE $5.00

Mrs. Rawn at market this morning + pd. For meat + calf ____ $1.75
For 1 lb butter 35, [Parnips] – dried Pears 20 , buscuit _____ 15, ______ lard 20 =.90
1 lb Coffee 38 4 lbs Brown Sugar 6098
I pd. Kinder Keneeht in full for 2 several Pecks Cornmeal 70+3.63=$4.33$3.63

Spent evening at home and to bed 10 PM.

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