Sunday, April 24, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

24-1 Clear- Fine- Very warm sun in forenoon- Cloudy in afternoon and Evening.

Rev. S.S. Mitchell of Princeton preached for us again morning and evening. Very [?]. there seems to be a growing inclination to give him a call. I consider him a young man of much more than ordinary ability [Proven] but while thingly inclined to his interesting character a Young Man of Earnest Ret. and extra abilities. I think we aught to have a man of more years and experiences. This is my private opinion but –I shall not contravene the manifest- mine and choir of the majority- home 9 and to bed 9 ½ pm.

Monday, April 25, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

25-2 Rain in last night- Clear and Cloudy and warm through day- Levin Bobb and Lieut. Col Chas Kleckner of 184 Reg. at of free and by agreement of all Bobb lease transferred to Kleckner in place of Bobb who has enlisted. I rec. of said Chas Kleckner the balance of the years rent in advance $112.50 (v. 8. March)

Mr. K in fact handed me $150 the whole years rent but I handed him back $37.00/00. I had that much in hand from Bobb where upon he (K) handed said 37.00/00 to Mr. Bobb. K thus paying the whole years rent. I deposited in the Dauphin Dep. Bank $115.00.

Irma[?] Sober of Sunbury called. I walked before and after tea last with Mrs. Rawn. Spent Evg, at home and to bed 9 ½ to 10.

Tuesday, April 26, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

April 26-3 Clear- Fine-Pleasant- was in and out of court through day. I paid for Ham 13 ½ lbs at 18 cts per lb $2.35

Paid July Macavoy for washing .50

Walked trough day 3 to 4 miles Rec. letter from Rev. J.H. Young on Sunbury dated Phil ap. 25. Irma Sober here I went with him to the capitol and introduced him to adj. Gen. Russell. Also to Col Bumford’s office with him whom we did not find in town- spent Evening at home and to bed 10 ½.

Wednesday, April 27, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

27-4 Clear- Fine- Pleasant. Paid J.B. Zimmerman for 5 weeks Daily Telegraph to 23inst. .40 paid 2 lbs [?] of quick white- to put in whitewash .50

Peck Lime " " . 20

Walked trough day 2 to 3 miles- Spent few hours in court. Spent evening at home- called at Mrs. Beatty’s in the afternoon to see Mrs. Nancy Culbertson (widow) formally Nancy McCullock an old acquaintance of the times of 1830 to 1840 and along there.

Wife at market and paid meat 85 2 lbs butter 40 twist and cake 15 $1.20 Dried apples 12 smearcase 3 .15, 4 lbs brown sugar 76 1 lb white sugar 24 1.00 $2.35

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

Thursday, April 28, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

28-5 Clear- Fine- Coldish all day- was in court short time in forenoon. Walked through day 3 miles or more. Called in afternoon twice with Mr. Sober at Col. Bumford’s office- introduced him at 2nd call to Col. And handed him papers to applying for a clerks [?]

Pd. Court [?] 2 lbs crackers 25- ½ peck course salt 15- ground nuts 5 .45

Spent evening at home and to bed 9 to 9 ½.

Friday, April 29, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

29-6 Clear- Fine- Pleasant. Met Bd. Of Enrollm. Charlton and self 3 pm Clement not attending we adj[ourned] with out doing anything- boy Jake white washing in my yard today. Spent Evg at home and to bed 9 ¼.

Saturday, April 30, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

April 30-7-Clear-Fine-Pleasant- rose early about 5 am. Mrs. Rawn at Market. I was also looking around. I walked between 9 and 11 am some 3 miles or so.

Mrs. R. paid meat $1.20 2 lbs butter 90 1 doz Eggs 18 $2.28

Twist bread and Dutch cake 20 Smearcase 8 Fish 25 .53

6 yds Muslin fabric for daughter Fanny 1.40 2.40 $5.20

Note: The next transcribed journal entry jumps to June 01, 1864.

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