Sunday, January 31, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

31 – 1 Cloudy – damp – Mildish Rev Jacob Weidman step Brother of my Decd. Friend Jno. Weidman, preached in our church morning and evening. He is a present stationed in Luzerne County. I was not at church in morning but walked for exercise from 11 ½ a.m. to 12 ¾ P.M. Wife and children there in morning and all of us in Even S. except Fanny. Mr. Weidman is not by any means an engaging preacher. His matter is reasonably good and ______ ______ arranged but his manner and delivery rather unpleasant – his reading closely _____ to his _____ and not accurate wherefore he frequently corrects his first reading. Home about 8 ½ and to bed 9 ½.

Monday, February 1, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Feb. 1- 2. Rain and very unpleasant all day. I paid Adam Fahnestock U.S. Revenue, calc License Tax to practice as an Atty at law from 1 sept. last to 1 May next 2/3 year. (? 25 April 1/13 when I pd $10 for 1 year from 1 sept 62 to 1 sept 63) $6.67. (vide said licenses among my Deeds)

Rec. of Jos. Hershey (coy Lreas?) money refunded by Geo T. Smudson on my purchase of his land at Coy Lears, -, sale. (of augt. 4- 62) pd for land $35.98 int. [interest] on same from time his taxes came due 7.37 and pd ? of Coy. Lr. & his ? $43.35. Rec. of Mr. C. Brunnold on his lease signed Mr. Brunnold (which I thought was his name till lately) 1 mos. Rent, by the hands of Samual Sterne, due this day $30.00 Rec. of Jno. Wolf by hands of his wife 1 mos. Rent 7.50 Met Board of Enrollment 3 to 5 ¼ p.m. Spent evening at home and to bed 9 ½.

Tuesday, February 2, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

2- 3. Cloudy, mild, clear & Cloudy. Kohler and his two "?" finishing the roofing at my state street house to fix the kitchen part- which the rain on the 31st kept them from them finishing. They resumed work this morning. I suppose about 9 a.m. and finished about 3 p.m. Malay there after 3 ½ p.m. putting away of shingles to.

Depoin Dauphin Deposite Bank$70.00
Paid, per Mrs. Rawn for chess 25, mustard 6 & 1 lb coffee 38.69
Paid, 1 lb macaroons on two several occasions.50

I walked through day 3 to 4 miles. Met Board of Enrollment from 3 ½ to about 4 ½ or 5 p.m. Spent evening at home & to bed 9.

Wednesday, February 3, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

3-4. Snowing at 7 am when I got up, an inch a more on fences & ground but soft & wet & dirty through day, ceased snowing at 10 am or so. Clear & cloudy after 12(noon) Mrs. Rawn at market pd 8 ½ lbs meat $1.15, 1 lb butter 35, parsnips & Cabbage 13, pudding ? 10, ? & biscuit 10 = .68 $1.83 I was in and out of Court and argued to Rule to Shew cause in the case of dean ~ Brunnold in afternoon for Dept. Bishop center and ? Ex. Witness at Old Klines at 11 ½ a.m. in taking Dep. of Jno Shoemaker by self in same case. Met Board of Enrollment few minutes at 4 pm. Spent Evening at home. Played Backgammon with daughter Fanny. To bed 9 p.m.

Thursday, February 4, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Feb 4- 5. Cloudy in morning. Ground hard frozen so as to bear- softening through day. Clear in afternoon. I walked bet. 10 and 11 a.m. Met Board of Enrollment -short time. Rec. of Mrs. Fanny Fyatts for her daughter on apt rent . $6.00 Mrs. Rawn, self with Jacob F. Seiler & his wife and Mrs. Cressnell took tea at Mrs. Thomas Miremans & spent Evening. Home 10 ½ pm to bed 11.

Friday, February 5, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

5-6. Clear, Calm, ground hard frozen but commenced softening bet. 8 and 9 a.m. Daughter Fan & self walked 2 to 3 miles bet. 9 & 10 a.m. and called at Mr. F Brenners & allemans. Rec.d of Mr. F. Brenner 1 mos. Rent due 1 inst. $10.00 (this is in full 1 April next.) Paid sr. Jno. Ringland (Recorder) in full for Recording two deeds riz deed Kitty Battis to me and Deed. Rec. Basil Markall to me $2 & $1.50 $3.50. Met Board of Enrollment at 11 ½ am or so. Sr. C. & self present at Building in Bunker Row where Hirning lives. Rec.d letter 2nd inst from E.H. Camp Newark N.J. Jany 30 64 in reference to his circular as Secy of "Clan of GI" College of New Jersey to which our son Char. belonged and which circular I am to console for Char. Mr. Conner of ? office and self walked on Board way nearly an hour between 8 and 9 p.m. to bed 9 ½ to 10.

Saturday, February 6, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

6-7. Cloudy, damp, clear and mild in middle of day. Mrs. Rawn at market and paid 40 lbs lard (in rough) of gohl lard - 12 ½ delivered last Even. $5.00. Paid Daughter Fanny for 8 weeks Reading History of England Empire (R 24 Nov last) to this day inclusive) $2.00

Mrs. Rawn pd. Marketing. Beef & Mutton $1.75, 2 lbs Butter 60 = $2.35 pure Radish 10, ? & biscuit 10, Smearcase 6, 4 lbs butter 50 - .76 I paid ? & bulbs 10, Mrs. R. pd 5 oz tea 42 - .52 $3.63.

Rec. of Jno Wolf on repairs where he lives $1.00 he paid half of revenue stamp for lease .25 then he pd me .75. I pd half of said Revenue Stamp -.25. Mrs. R, self took tea at Gen. Harfords and spent Even. Mr. & Mrs. Toriah Espy thee Miss ?. Mrs. Evireman & her sister miss violet. Home 10 ¼. To bed 10 ½.

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