Sunday, February 7, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

7-1. Clear & Cloudy. Ground frozen lightly last night. Soften up thru days fresh, coolish in middle of day. I walked after mornings church between 12 noon and 1 p.m. 2 ½ to 3 miles. Rev. M.N. Eels of Carlisle preached in our church morning and evening. Wife, self, and children there morning and Even except Harry in Ev. Mr. Eels, preached two very excellent sermons. Home 8 ½ and to bed 9 ½ p.m.

Monday, February 8, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

8-2 Clear & cloudy & blustery. Coldish. Some spits of snow in early morning. Recd. of S. S. Allerman 1 mos. Rent due 1 inst $10.00. (This in full 1 of April). Rec. of S. Wallower 1 mos. Rent due 1 inst. (in full 1 of April) $15.00 Rec. of Leo Olvis 1 mos. Rent due 1 inst (in full 1 of April) $8.33 Rec. of John Hamilton 1 mos. Rent $7.50. I walked through day 3 to 4 miles. Even. at home & to bed 9 ½.

Tuesday, February 9, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

9-3 Cloudy, clear & cloudy, cold, hard frozen. Softening some in middle of day. I walked between 9 ½ and 10 ¾ a.m. 3 miles or so.

Paid (by) Mrs. Rawn. 4 lbs brown sugar 56, 2 lbs white sugar 35 -91
1 lb. coffee 37, 4 qts salt 12, Lime 5.54
Copy book for daughter Fanny.12
$1.57

Recd. of Patrick Ryan retaining and counseling fee $10.00 this in relation to a suit against him. In a Recognizance in quarter ? & judg’t for $3000. I am to see Jim Donghaly who he says is his bank bail or indemnity. He is to pay me $ 15 further next week to complete retaining & Counseling fee and 50 dolls in all if I can get him relieved of the payment of said Judgment. Spent Evening at home & to bed 9 ½ pm.

Wednesday, February 10, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

10 - 4 Cloudy, cold, windy, hard frozen. Cold and windy all day. Mrs. Rawn at market, I was out also. We ate breakfast this morning before market for first time since market at 8 a.m.

Mrs. R. pd. Meat 36, Butter 1 lb 35, pudding 25, fish 20,$1.16.
Horse Radish 5, fruit 5, Beets & Cabbage 16,.26.
I paid 2 lbs ? ? 30, shoemaking box 2 =.32
$1.44
1 quart molasses 20 $1.94

Feb 10 - 4 Cont.d - wrote to Jos. S. Ritter dep of pro ? Union Coy. Liaising about 2 barrels of apples he under took to buy for me. Advertised houses for Rent in daily Telegraph for Smirks ? different orders. Recd. of Frederick Johnson 1 mos. Rent due I inst (in full to 1 april next) $8.33 Pd. Daily Ev. Telegraph to J.B. Zimmerman for 3 weeks to 6th inst .24. I walked through day 3 to 4 miles . Called at Mrs. Detwilers. Even at home & to bed 9 ½.

Thursday, February 11, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

11 - 5 Clear, Fine, hard frozen, calm, bracing. I walked round by Camp Curtin between 9 and 10 ¾ a.m. some 4 miles circular calling at my tenants (Brenners) on State St.

Recd. of John Sautter 1 mos. Rent due 1 inst. $12.50 (in full to 1 april next)

Deposited in Dauphin Deposite Bank $49.00. Spent evening at home and to bed 9 ½ to 10

Friday, February 12, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

12 - 6 Clear, fine, calm, milder, pleasant. Rode on horseback from 9 ½ to 11 ½ a.m. 7 or 8 miles. Walked round between 4 & 5 p.m. calling at Malay’s and Rittenhouse’s.

Paid (about 2 to 3 weeks ago) for 1 bottle (7 oz) Hypophosphates (atshoes) Oflirne & Soda $1.00.
Paid this ev. 1 bottle (7oz) Hypophosphates limes & Soda $1.00
$2.00
Handed son Jno. Calvin Hypophosphates limes & soda .20

Spent Even. Chiefly at home & to bed 9 ½

Saturday, February 13, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

13 - 7 Clear, fine, fresh & cold in early morning. Pleasant and fresh through day. I rode on horseback from 9 ½ to 10 ¾ a.m. 6 to 7 p.m., and walked round through day some 3 miles or so. Pd. Bigler Spilt for check on Dau. Dep. Bank for 5000 short carved white pine shingles $40.00 for State Street Mitchell property- (r. Bill & Receipt). Rec. pd of Augustus Shellahamer present his father (Shaham) Counseling Fee $2.50.

Mrs. Rawn at market this morning & paid Meat$1.40
2 lbs butter 60, cherries, apples, cabbage, 431.03
Smearcase, biscuit, pickles.18
I paid rolls .10
$2.71

Called at Mrs. Ditwilers between 12 ¼ & 1 p.m. With Jno smith to see about papering & painting rooms. Also at Kitty Battis’ in afternoon to inquire why she does not pay her taxes on the property I bought for 1862 ? & payable before I bought. Spent evening at home, played backgammon with daughter Fanny. To bed 9 ½.

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