Sunday, March 20, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

20 – 1 Clear – quite Cold all day – sharp Cold – Froze hard last night made ice considerably – Rev. Josias Henry Young preached in our church morning and evening. He is a young man of 26 years old fine appearance – fine voice – fluid complexion – social disposition easy in his manners and a person with whom he immediately became agreeably acquainted and easy. He is evidently a fine scholar of and interesting and eloquent preacher – He has his first charge not at Sunbury where he has been about 6 months and where he is building up their church rapidly. His voice is melodious – deep toned and very distinct – I walked in the morning before church time 1 ½ Miles or so – Home in evening at 8 ¾ to 9 to bed 9 ½ to 10.

Monday, March 21, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

21 – 2 Clear – very Cold – Made Considerable Ice last night & remained Cold all day. I called at 9 to 10 AM. with Rev Mr. Young at A.J. Henry he being acquainted with Mrs [illegible] whilst single in Newville and with a Mrs Mr. Farland – who is also there. I called to see old Mr. Malay who is sick – returned to [illegible] again where I left Mr Young and then we came home – we dined at 12 ¼ to 12 ½ P.M. and at 1 P.M. or before Jno Calvin self went to the Depot with him and he left in the car for Phila. I walked between 3 ½ and 5 PM. 3 ½ to 4 Miles

I paid JNO Miller (shoemaker) in full for fixing my boots (v. Bill & R.) last Oct. This the first Presentation of bill -$2.50

Paid for Boston & Lenton Crackers .21

Postage on "Descriptive Catalogue of Grape Vines" & Rent from C.W. Grant N York. (v 14 inst) .08

She has pd 4 cts. and I think this addition is wrong.

Richd Hogan Sr. buried to day – Spent Ev at home & to bed 9 ¼ P.M.

Tuesday, March 22, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

22 – 3 Clear & Cloudy – generally Cloudy – very Cold all day – Froze hard last night and Made considerable ice. Daughter Fannys Pet Canary Bird dead this morning – was sick yesterday – I made a small box first and buried it in the evening in the yard by Creueling Grape vine box in middle of yard. Spent day chiefly at home – walked some in morning Handed Daughter Fanny for Reading History England in full for

(v 6 February) Greek reading to 19 inst inclusive $1.50

Handed Jh. Calvin to go to concert in Court House .25

said Concert by Young Men’s Christian avocation – He and his mother went - also Mrs Beatty her Sister & Nelly & Mrs Beatty Daughter Fanny and self remained at home and played 3 games of backgammon – and to bed 10 P.M.

Wednesday, March 23, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Mch 23 – 4 Clear – some Cloudy – very Cold – Froze hard last night – made considerable Ice.

Mrs Rawn at Market & pd Beef & Calf Pluck $1.15
twist – Cabbage – cornmeal – Cheese .30
4 lbs Brown Sugar 64 – 2 lbs White Sugar 361.00

I Paid E.H. Grossman for Pair gum shoes got by Fanny 6 January (VBVR) $1.10

I paid J.B. Zimmerman for 6 Weeks Daily Event Telegraph in full to 19 inst – inclusive .48

I walked through day 3 to 4 Miles – Spent Eveng home & to bed 9 ½ to 10.

Thursday, March 24, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

24 – 5 Clear – Fine – Cold but Moderated considerably – Made Ice last night. Was engaged yesterday afternoon and again this morning for Mrs. Isabella Wohlfarth in the Matter of her purchase from [illegible] Doehure per his agent and brother Geo. Doehure of a house and lot on Ridge Avenue – I examined the title for her and Dockets [illegible] - Jho Smith who lends her $800 of the Purchase Money was present this Morning and I counted down $1180 bal. of the purchase Money – she had pd $20 in Feby. The deeds were only delivered & pd $1180 to said Geo. I prepared a Mortgage & Judgt Board from her & her husband to Jho Smith for said $800 borrowed of him the other part of said $1180 was her own money I believed – Part of said business was done in the Morning and the Board & Mortgage business in the Evening.

Rent of Mrs Isabella Wohlfarth for My [illegible] in said business} FEE $7.50

this included Regrasation of a Board & Mortgage from her & her husband to Jho Smith for said $800 balc.

Alderman Peffer attended at My office in the evening to take the acknowledgements Mortgage

I pd for Mending Fannys boot at Gross in full $0.10
" crackers (Lenton) and Macaronies - 0.37
walked throu day 2 ½ to 3 ½ Miles – To bed 9 ½ to 10..47
Friday, March 25, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

25 – 6 Clear – Cloudy – Fresh – Pleasant – Froze slightly last n. and made some ice. I rode on horseback between 9 & 11 AM. 8 Miles or More. Was at Board of Enrollment Rooms short time to day – Mr. Gobin one of our clerks in said rooms filled up the Smith Board & Mortgage for me yesterday and [illegible] to him – I wrote letters at same time on his behalf to him. W.H. Miller our Member of Congress and Hon Jus. Casey for copy of the town of Congress Organizing Idaho Territory of which Mr. Gobin [illegible] to be District Attorney.

Wrote to W.H. Jhrie of "Clum [alum?] of 61" Princeton College in acknowledgment of his letter to my son Claus [J. Calvin ? Chas?], of same Class, enclosed to and opened by me, and again closed and further directed, and forwarded to Claus [J. Calvin ? Chas?] at Fort Summer N. Mexico.

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

Saturday, March 26, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

26 – 7 Rain through day. Snow last Evening –

Mrs Rawn at Market & paid Meat & Calf Pluck $1.20, 2 lbs butter 90 $2.10
twist, Biscuit, Smearcase & [illegible] cheese.25

Rent of Patrick Ryan balance of Retaining FEE $15.00

(vaute 9 Feby)

Rec? letter yesterday from Rev. J.H. Young (of Sunbury) v 20 inst.) Phila Mch 24 on subject of Rev Dr Edwards

spent evening with Board of Trustees of one church at Mr Warfords - Regular Meetings – home 9 and to bed 9 ½ to 10.

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