Sunday, September 4, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Sept 4-1 Cloudy. Coolish. Some rain through day and Evn. [evening]

[ ? ] I walked in on Church morning and Even. [Evening] Rev. Mr. Mitchell on [?] about there in the Evens. [Evenings] I was not at Church in the mornings. Took a walk bet. [between] 9&10 am taking the dogs along. Home in Evn. [Evening] from Ch. [church?] 9 To bed 9 ½.

Monday, September 5, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

5-2 Windy all day. Rain more or less through day. Met Board of Enrollment morning and afternoon. Walked through day having the dogs along morning & Evn. [Evening] 3 to 4 miles in all. Evn. [evening] at hom To bed 9 ½.

Tuesday, September 6, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

6-3 Windy all day. Rain. Raw. [?] disagreeable. Met Board of Enrollment. Morning and afternoon. Dr. C. & self chiefly doing the [?] Yesterday and today. Capt. C. in a short time today but chiefly to unload his pockets of papers accumulated and beflogging [?] him. I walked up to my stable with Jim. [?] of Sunsbury & some two men with him at his [?] to look at my mare as they talked that one of them a Surgeon wanted to buy her. I offered him $125. he complained of her [?] knees and that she would not [?] him on that arrangement.

Ru[?] letter from son LN. Galvin Camp Mankin near Baltimore Md. Mrs. Meyers daughter of Dr. Patterson buried this afternoon. Our Preacher Rev. S.S. Mitchell officiated. Mrs. Rawn there Mrs. M. called to visit us this afternoon. To bed 9 PM.

Wednesday, September 7, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

7-4 Clear. Fine. Pleasant. Mrs. Rawn at market. I was also up early and out by 5 ½ am into looking around the market.

Mrs. R. [Raun] pd. [paid] 3 [?] for Mik 6 , 4 lbs. [pounds] hamburger 45 salt 4 30 =$1.31
" " " " 6 " Meat 15 ½ Peck Peaches 30.45
" " " " " " [?] [ ? ] Hammel shirt 25 .25
Today,2¼ lbs. [pounds] beef 45,1 lb. [pound] butter 45 Peck Tomatoes 20 Peppers 5 1.15
[?] Potatoes 25 ½ peck apples 10, Bread 10, Fish 15 .60
Mustard & Celery bud 10, Soda 5, [?] 5 .20
1 Gal. [Gallon] of Extra Cider Vinegar of Mrs. Brown [?] .40
$ 5.36

Paid for 2 School Books for Fannie for Mrs. Dickson’s Select Seminary vig [?] Shelter 15 Reader 1.25 =$1.40 Daughter Fannie commended to Mrs. Sarah E. Dickson’s select Seminary this morning at $8 per quarter. [?] Extra $5 per quarter. Met Board of Enrollment all day morning and afternoon. Present only Dr. Charlton and myself. Wife Self put [?] about ¾ Peck Gabrella grapes. [?] apple butter and a small bottle of Catsuph [Ketchup?] to send to Jnu. Gabvin in camp near Baltimore by Ely Byers who goes there tomorrow. I walked through day and morning and evening [?] 2 ½ to 4 miles having dogs along. Evn. [Evening] at home and to bed 9 ½.

Thursday, September 8, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

8-5 Clear. Some cloudy. I walked to linek’s [?] mill & back bet.[between] 8 ½ and 10 am. Some 3 miles cir. [circular] Jim & Jack along.

Paid cash at Graph [?] & Co.’s dry stone [?]$3.00
" 6 oz [ounce] [ ? ], 2 oz [ounce] [?] chips .50
" 1 " [?] Bark ½ " Evenue Winter Green $3.50

The articles [except the trees] are to be put [and Except also the winter green] into 3 qtrs. [quarts] of water which is to boil clearly for 8 hours till reddened one half that into 3 pints. Then strain it next and add the winter Green and one pound of [?] honey and take a small [?] glass full 3 times a day before meals. For tough night [?] and [premature?] Signs of consumption and perhaps, almost, as a great alteration in the very disease itself. [See [?] in my Om. Garth [?] ] Met Board of Enrollment morning and afternoon. Dr. Charlton and self only present. Pleasant evening chiefly at home and to bed 9 ½ . Called at Mr.& Mrs. Duncans at 8 ¾ pm for daughter Fannie whose there visiting his daughter Lattie. Where I did some ciphering [?] for the girls that in [ ? ] how to mark the question To bed.

Friday, September 9, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

9-6 Clear. Fine. Pleasant. Walked 3 ½ to 4 miles between 8 ½ and 9 ½ am. Met Board of Enrollment. Morning and afternoon. Present only Dr. C & self.

Paid Harrisburg Gas Co. gm gas due 1 unit $2.10
" ¾ Peck Peaches 45 1 lb [pound] Furing crackers 22.67
" 2 lbs. [pounds] White Vinegar 87 5 lbs. [pounds] coffee $2.00$2.87
" 2 Gallon "old Rye [pure] at thinter & Frozen7.00
" 1 Bus. Peach Brown Potatoes2.00_
$14.44

Recd of Mr.Looker 1 Mon. [Month] Rent due 1 unit $9.00

Walked around in evening after tea by Sherlocks & Mrs. R. at F. Myers with Rev. J.J. Mitchell and others to tea. Did not invite [?] me to attend. Mrs. R. home 10 ¾ To bed 9 ¼ PM.

Saturday, September 10, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Sept.[September] 10-7 Heavy Rain. Thunder lightning in last night. Clear morn.

This morning Mrs. R at market and pd. [paid] [?] beef.70
[?] butter 80, 2 dozen Eggs 50, a dozen corn 201.50
½ Peck Tomatoes 15, [?] head of mint 15, ½ Peck Peaches 40 .70
[?] White vinager 60, [?] 30 .90
$13.80

Recd of Mr. Savlter 1 Mon. [Month] Rent due 1 unit $15.00

" " Mr. Hammilton 1 Mon. [Month] " " " " $8.00

I walked around by stable in between 8 ¾ and 9 ½ am. Met Board of Enrollment morning and afternoon. Present only Dr. Charlton self. Wife and self walked after tea half an hour onto. To bed 9 ½ .

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