Sunday, October 9, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

9~1 Cloudy & Clear Windy and very cold. Fires and Big Coats indispensable-[Rev]- Mr Kellogg of Eastern Adams[?] He came in our church this morn & preached morning and Eve. He is a young man of some 25 years of age, an Extra Fine Preacher with an admirable voice of fine manner among the every best of preaching. Our Pastor was not present having him badly hurt yesterday by being thrown from a buggy during a ride by him

9-1 Cont.. and [Jas.] McCommick Jr on the other side of our River- He was badly bruised and confined to his bed-I walked before morning church and in the evening after tea before church with the dogs Jim and Jack. Was at church morning and evening. Home in Eve at 8 ½ and to bed 9 ½ to 10.

Monday, October 10, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

10~2 Clear-Fine-Coldish- Met with Board of Enrollment in morning-We have orders to do not business today or tomorrow on each of the Nation Election-never the less We examined a goodly number of cases today. Did not meet in the afternoon-I rode on horseback in morning. Attended Union meeting in Court House from 7 to 10 ¼ P.M. Ladies Present. Went with Mrs Rawn, Mrs Charlton, Misses Mann.[Matts Geverzal] other ladies, we started from the "Ives House"- Capt York of U.S. Service His with along also. Dr Charlton speeches by D.Heming. Gen..Cameron. Mr Carpenter of Kentudy & Mr (General) Grant of [Ur] Kansas also a time a Rebel General taken prisoner and 6 mos a Prisoner in Fort [Manner]. Now a Sterling & Eloquent & Union Man- [Now] Copperheads had a Meeting in the Market Squard- to bed 11 PM.

Tuesday, October 11, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

11~3 Clear-Very Fine-Pleasant Fresh in Morning and Coolish through day— I rode on horseback from 9 to 11 ½ A.M. Dogs along greater past of the time..was at [Ianck’s] Mill to speak for Corn Meal- Jake Ratcliffe took the mare to the stable & returning to go this dinner and [ago] Edwad Lewis & myself in the afternoon to make and fix a dog house- I voted whole Union ticket today—walked in evening bet. 5 and 6 and at stable. Eve home to bed 10.

Wednesday, October 12, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

12-4 Cloudy-Cool- Election News looked rather blue in the morning for our Union Cause but improved through the day and by Evens indicated that we had beaten the Copperheads [] on the home vote should to so largely with the soliders vote. We had probably gained 2 or 3 Members of Congress and one of the glimmer results is the Bill Miller, the unprincipled- and bitter Copperhead is beaten in this district for Congres ~ I understand that he charges me with furloughing drafted men only in cases where they would go home and vote our ticket. This is about [Servndul] ism he would [fuitive] himself and he assumes that other men would step to his alliance. He attacked me in the [Rat] Union some mos or so ago in my office of Comm..of the Board of Enrollment because he and his mate and fellow in [rascalit] could not carry their point before our board as they desire Thank Heaven he is beaten—

Mrs Rawn at Market and p.. Beef and Veal 70, 1lb butter 35$1.05
1 dozen eggs 25, ½ peak Potatoe 25 cider and apples. 21, [soap] 15.86
Turnips 10 [(1/2 peck)] ¼ peck onions 20 Bread 10 ~ ~ ~ ~.60
I paid Coal man []10, ground nuts 5 and to Jake Ratcliff (10 inst) for work that day about home.25

Rent of.[Chad .dooker] Mos Rent due 1 unit $9.00

Spent evening chiefly at home and to bed 9 ½

Thursday, October 13, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

13-5 Cloudy-Cold-Windy Met Board of Enrollment morning and afternoon.. Rode on horseback and walked through day in all 6 to 8 miles- pd [Bannard] [hueher] 25, Box [Blacking] 8, $0.33

1 Pint alcohol 50 [1/4] lb [liquorie] 18, at [Nofi] $0.68

Spent Evening chiefly at home and to bed 9 ½

Friday, October 14, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

14-6 Clear~ Coolish~ Windy- Met Board of Enrollment 10am to 12 noon,

[received] letter from Son Charles 102 Chatham St. New York

" " " Son Jno Calvin Camp Carroll Baltimore Oct 12.

I walked in morning before 10 am. 2 miles or so and rode on horseback from 2 to 3 P.M. 5 miles, or so

[Received] 5 Gal. Keg "Burton’s Ale" from Son Chas. From N. York by Adam’s Express (v. chas’ letter [received ?] today showing that Said Keg of ale had been presented to him by a friend whom he names.

Met Board of Enrollment afternoon- no other member of the Board present

Rent of Jno..E. Forster retaining FER $25.00

my colleague David Fleming [Esq] [recd]? The same amount on written agreement we have with Mr Forester which is in [the] [pass] of Mr Fleming I [have] []? At [Mr Ds] office.

attended Union Meeting in Court House 7 to 9 ½ PM to hear speak from Rev [J.W. Larkson] of [Welk Ch.] House crowded Half filled nearly with women- Mrs Rawn and Wifes Margaret & Jane Cameron & Mrs and Self went together-I did not remain longer then 8 or 8 ¼ P.M. go tired standing [& of] crowd- home to bed 9 ¼.

Saturday, October 15, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Oct 15-7 Clear-Fine- Pleasant-

Mrs Rawn at Market [I pd] 2 [pairs] chicken 85 2 lb butter 70 1 Gal cider 20$1.75
[] Potatoes 85 Bread 10 2 qts butter milk 6 $1.01
2 ¼ lb beefsteak 45 [2 ½ lbs] lamb 30 .75
By Mrs R. (14[] Brownsugar 69 $4.20$3.51
1 lb crushed sugar 32, ¼ lb Coffee 15 Pound Cake a $1.00$1.47
box [sap onifier] 20 $5.87 whole amt $5.67

Rent of[M.F. Branner 1 Mos. Rent due 1 unit $20.00

Met at Board of Enrollment some in the morning- Dr Charlton Still absent was not present yesterday afternoon at all I have been engaged some three hours or more today hunting him up as I found from his son Paul who cam to our Room to look for him that he had not been home for two nights. I found him between 1 and 2 P.M. at the U.S. Hotel in bed in No 46 Got him after talking with him an hour or so and also waited til he got [washed] and [thinked] to go home- me walked to [Wysthia] comer together where I parted from him and immediately after which it seem he turned out one of the alles and went back to said Hotel. I called at his house and opened the subject to his wife as they have not seen him since Thursday or Friday.

Mrs Cameron (Gen..) her daughter Mrs Burnside, Mrs Porter their daughter Miss Lyne sister of Mrs. Dr Charlton, Miss Alice Hickok, Mrs Mary Beatty & Capt G.G. Hunt of U.S. Army Miss Hickok, betrothed took turn with [] and spent [] to 10 P.M. Mrs Charlton & [wifes] Maggie & Jeanne Cameron and Capt [McClure] cam in after him. To bed 10 ½

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