Sunday, August 21, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

21 – 1 Cloudy all day – Some fine Rain through day – Rev Mr. Mitchell of Paxton church preached at our church this morning – no church in evening – I was not there but walked 3 miles [???] bet[ween] 9 ½ and 11 am having the two dogs along. Spent rest of day at home – wife and Self went in Evening to the [?] Presby[terian] ch[urch] where the Rev Mr. Robinson preached – home 9 and to bed 9 ½.

Monday, August 22, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Aug 22 – 2 Cloudy – Rain now and then through day – Met Board of Enrollm[en]t morning and afternoon – Clement there short time in Even[ing] – I walked through day bet[ween] 9 & 10 am & 7 and 8 pm. 3 to 4 miles.

Rec[eive]d of Mrs. Caroline Bush wife of Vance Bush – Retaining FEE $5.00

Paid at Henry Gilbert’s for a new Lock 90 c[en]ts, also putty & glass for North St. House $1.08

And delivered same to [our] James Franklin, [overlay] home and to bed 9 ½ pm.

[Overlay covers most of Aug 23, but below is what can be seen or assumed]

[Overlay] morning - warm in middle of day. [Walked from] 8 ½ to 9 ½ am, 3 to 4 miles.

[Met with Board of Enrollment morning] and afternoon. Capt C[lement] not present. [Overlay]. [Received letter from] Jno [John] Calvin "Camp Mankin’s good." [Overlay] I have a very sore boil on my [overlay] the right kidney on the edge of the [overlay] [?] lubricating with oil, Hartshom & camphor for the Lumbago. Ev[ening] chiefly at home & to bed 9 ½.

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Tuesday, August 23, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Aug 23 - Mrs. Maria Lewis a married col[ored] woman of genteel appearance nice and manners came to live with us at $1.75 per week in place of [??] who left Aug 11, Thursday, in evening on account of a lame foot expecting to return in a few days but is detained at Carlisle by her foot. This woman’s husband, Edward Lewis, works at the soldiers [Rest] in this city ([?] – Sept 13) CCRawn Aug 23 – 64 Tuesday __________________________________________________________________________

Wednesday, August 24, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

24 – 4 Clear & Cloudy – Sultry – walked bet[ween] 8 ½ and 9 ¾ am. 3 to 4 miles. Met Board of Enrollm[en]t Morning and afternoon. Bile in my back extremely sore – getting worse – Mrs. R[awn] at Market and [po – post office?]

1 lb butter 40, 1 ½ doz. Eggs $1.30, 1 ½ doz. Corn 30, Tomatoes 10 = $2.10
½ peck apples 10 – ½ [peck?] Peaches 25, 3 mellons 15 apple butter 75 =1.75
Beans – Fruit – [Cabbage].28
Tea 45, Sugar 30 [Paid] Mrs Hermman, Giliann Huller, 50 ([yeast])1.25
$4.88

Spent evening chiefly at home and to bed 9.

Thursday, August 25, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

25-5 Clear & Cloudy – Sultry – bile no better – I walked 3 miles or more between 9 am 10 am. Met Board of Enroll[men]t morning and afternoon. Capt C[lement] not present in morning and only part of the afternoon. Spent evening chiefly at home and to bed 9 ½.

Friday, August 26, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

26 – 6 Clear – Cloudy – Pleasant – walked bet. 9 & 10 am around lower end of town. Met Board of Enrollm[en]t morning and afternoon. Dr. C[harlton] and Self only present except Capt C[lement] in but a short time. Bile still very bad – but slightly [feeling] better – generally by night it is almost insupportable being so sore & sensitive.

P[ai]d Jno [John] Orth by c[hec]k on D[auphin] Dep[osit] B[an]k. Painting bill in full - $12.00

Ev[enin]g home and to bed 9 pm.

Saturday, August 27, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

27 – 7 Clear & Cloudy in afternoon. Pleasant – Met Board of Enrollm[en]t morning – Dr. C[harlton] & Self only present attending to the business. Capt C[lement] in once or twice a few minutes, but rather retarding than advancing business. Mrs. R[awn] at Market [?]

Beef & Pluck $1.40
2 lbs butter 90, corn, Tomatoes, Peaches 451.35
Potatoes – Melons, Egg Plants 52, Fruit, cheese, [?] 18 .70
$3.45

Paid W[illia]m H. Colsher (Plumber) work at [St. St. half House] in full $2.75

Deposited in the Dauphin Dep[osit] Bank $153.00

Walked bet[ween] 8 ½ and 9 ¾ am. 3 miles or more – and again short dist[ance] once in Evening after tea with Mrs. Rawn – Dr. Charlton and his wife along part of the time – Bile still very bad but slightly improved. Spent Ev[enin]g at home after 8 and to bed 9 ½.

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