Sunday, March 13, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

13 – 1 Clear & Cloudy & Some Rain – variable – Spring like – Wild Geese flying over Northern – Rev. James G. [illegible] of [illegible] Bradford [illegible] Pa – preached in our Church morning and evening – is a Deutchman – some 35 years old – small, keen hazel or black eye – good appearance in the pulpit – some peculairities of Manner as well as of voice and pronunciation. an intellectual and zealous preacher – Sometimes eloquent not always entirely clear in his positions & arguments, but perhaps take him altogether indicates a progressive preacher, calculated to improve on acquainstance and to [illegible] for the things now and old to a very liberal extent – still I do not think by any means that he is the man for one church congregation though many expeased themselves as much [illegible] and others the [illegible]. The lesson to me to have done Studies on deliberate peculairities which with one are rather a general drawback, indicating the main features of the mind & heart in a way not wholly agreeable to me. I like the Simplicity of perfectly Natural or unaffected action & manner or [illegible].

I wrote to Rev. J.H. Young of the Presbyterian Church Sunbury Pa & kept Copy (vol – 19 126/63) wife self and children about church morning and evening, except Fanny in Evens. Home 9 ¼ from church to bed 9 ½ to 10.

Monday, March 14, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

14 – 2 Clear – Fresh – Cool all day – small brush of snow in last night some disappeared this morning. wrote to one C.W. Grant Jona, near Peekskie West Chester County N. York enclosing him 35cts .35 to send Pamphlet of subject of The grape culture as contained in his advertisement in N. York Observer of Feb 25 – 64

I walked in forenoon 3 Miles or so circular and daughter Fanny and self walked about the same distance between 4 and 4 ¼ P.M.

spent evening at home and to bed 9 ½ to 10.

Tuesday, March 15, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

15 – 3 Clear & Cloudy – snow for 4 ½ am hour or more about 10 ½ am. was at Board of Enrollment Room - Senate chamber & Ho. of Rep. before dinner - walked through the day 3 Miles or so – spent evening at home & to bed 9 ½.

Wednesday, March 16, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

16 – 4 Very cold all day – Piercing cold wind. Froze very hard last night – clear & cloudy some windy –

Mrs Rawn at Market & paid for 2 lb butter .45
5 lb boiling beef 55, 5 lb beef steak 75, Fish 25, - 1.55
cabbage 20, twist & rolls 15, HorseRadish & cheese 14 -.49
1 [illegible] of Lard 10, 1 spool cotton 10 .20
I pd for lb Macaronies 25 (yest) 2 lbs Lenton Crackers 25.50
$3.19

I pd Nicholas Zollinger (over) "Relief Fox" on Property where I live in and had from Market Square to Rasberry Alley, for 1863. (per CK on Dau Dep Bank) (v Feb 18/63 where I pd him, similar tax, on same, which he then said was for 1863, as I wrote the Receipt but now says that was for 1862. He says he did not get the Duplicate for this last tax till last fall after the Election $14.00

Mch 16 – 4 Contd

Mrs Rawn - pd 4 ½ lbs Corned Beef .45
½ lb Pepper 18, 2 lbs White Sugar 36 .54
.99

Rent of Peter Malay on ap. of Rent $5.00

walked through day chiefly between 4 & 5 PM. 2 ½ to 3 Miles. Ev home & To bed 9 ½.

Thursday, March 17, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

17 – 5 Clear – Cold – Froze hard last night, but moderated considerably since yes. walked through day back and forward to lots & 3 ½ to 4 ½ Miles –

spent evening at home and to bed 9 ½ to 10.

Friday, March 18, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

18 – 6 Clear – Fine – Fresh – made Ice in last night – windy cloudy all day after about 10 AM. I rode on horseback between 9 & 11 AM, 8 to 10 Miles walked through day chiefly in evening 2 Miles or More – called at Burnetts None and at N.B. Warfords after tea before 8 P.M. rest of Ev at home & to bed 9 ¼

Saturday, March 19, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

19 – 7 Clear – Fine – Fresh – made Ice in last night – Fine day – slightly windy but not so much so as yesterday – I rode on horseback between 9 & 11 A.M. 8 to 9 or 10 Miles – 17 [illegible] - Pd 4 lbs [illegible] (per Mrs R.) .64

Mrs R at Market & pd3 lbs Butter $1.30
Beef and Calf Pluck $1.69 – Fish .25 $1.94
twist – biscuit, apple butter, smear case, dried apples, Lemon48
$4.36
1 lb coffe 40 soap 17 .57
$4.93

H.M. Grayson Esq and self went to Rail Road Depot at 1 P.M. to meet Rev J.H. Young of the Presby church of Sunbury who is to preach for us tomorrow and who is to remain in my family during his stay here – we executed him to my house – I introduced him to Mr & Mrs Frank Wyeth at the Depot In the afternoon I called with him at N.B. Warfords where he remained in conversation with Mrs W half an hour or so – Mr W not at home. We then called at Frank Wyeths, met him at door and did not go in because he did not invite us in and seemed not to wish it, or he was soon going to dinner – then called at [illegible] he was not in, and we did not go in. We then went and took a look at our church we also called a short time in Mr McCormicks office - Ev at home to bed 10 P.M.

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