Sunday, October 23, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

23-1 Clear & Cloudy – Fresh - agreeable I walked between 9 and 10 a.m. and between 4 and 5 P.M. in all 4 to 5 miles - was not at church in morning but was there in Evening wife and Daughter there morning and Evening- Rev. Mr Kennedy a young man and most excellant, learned, competent preacher officiated in our church on both occasions as our Pastor Mr. Mitchell also present We stopped [ICE] yesterday. Mr Hoellis home supply had run out and we was going to supply "Barton Ale" at double cost as his advertisement [published]-[this] 2 to 3 weeks later than we go Ice last year. We [recd..] letter from Jno.. Calvin Monoracy junction Md. His mother and sister wrote to him and to son Charles New York- To bed 9 ½

Monday, October 24, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

24~2 Clear-Fine-Pleasant-Moderate-I walked 3 miles or more between 8 ½ and 10 ½ A.M. Recd note from Mrs Dr Charlton informing me that her husband is very unwell so as the be unable to meet the Board of Enrollment today- I met Board in [Frnenan]- no one present by myself. Capt Clement there in afternoon and one Dr [Hlosy]. Sherwood as Surg. U.S. Vol previous detailed by Capt Hunt to act motion in Dr Charlton place. I called at Mrs Beattys at 7 P.M. for an hour to see Mrs Peacock and went there to see Dr Charlton where I remained for an hour or so. Found him considerably unwell. Home found Mrs. Warford, Mrs Josiah Espy and a Miss Williams at our house. I walked home with Mrs Manford at 9 ¼ Pm. To bed 9 ½ to 10 P.M.

Tuesday, October 25, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

25~3 Clear – Fine – Pleasant - I rode early-say 5 ½ a.m.

went to the butcher Market & paid 1lb sausage .25
Paid for Rhurbard Roast 10- Roasted Chesnuts 10.20
" Thomas Worley for sharpening my wood saw.25
" " " " a new wheelbarrow5.00

Met Board of Enrollment morning and afternoon no one the in meeting but myself- Capt C and Dr Sherwood there at 4 P.M. til [adj..] at 5 or so Dr Charlton still unwell. To bed 9 P.M.

Wednesday, October 26, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

26~4 Clear – Fine - Pleasant. I was up at 5 ½ A.M. out at Market and paid

Sausage 45 Beef 50 Bread 10$1.05
Mrs R. Paid Beef and liver 35, 1lb butter 40, Bread 10.85
Sweet Potatoes ½ peck 25, lb apples 15 [saffrom] 7.41
3lbs brown sugar 75, 2lbs white sugar 561.31
1 qt Coal oil 30 $3.92$3.62

Rent 1 unit Mercer Potatoes of Mr. Stephen my mild man which he says are present. They are very fine ones.

" also on Monday Mrs Ritter of white Deer [was] Barrel of [apples crossed out] Potatoes (two kinds he says and pd. Express $1.00

This would make some 3 1/2lbs Potatoes worth here

Now in market about $1.50 to $1.75 a [bushel]. I rode on horseback from 9 to 11am having the days Jack & Jim along - Did not Meet Board of Enrollment till afternoon. No meeting in the morning - Dr Sherwood and I left there 4 to 5 P.M. I had leave there from about 3 P.M. attended Union Meeting at State Capitol in Hall Manor of Rep. at 7 ½ to 9 P.M. addressed Hannibal Hamlin Vice President of U States - The House was very much crowded and I did not feel very well and I though to best to leave an hour and more before the meeting adj. Matt. Is an earnest, plain speaker not eloquent and by no means entertaining to me after hearing such men as David Doughery - Copperheads had Meeting in Court House - To bed 9 ½

Thursday, October 27, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Oct 27~5 Rain in last night and now and then through day-very disagreeable. I walked bet 10 & 11am 3 miles-Met for Board of Enrollment after 11am. no one present but myself, spent rest of day and evening chiefly at home to bed 8 pm to 9 pm. rather unwell

Friday, October 28, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

28~6 Rain in last night & a little through day Stormy [Heved] – pd S.S. Barrett (Patriot Union other things) & check to order on The Dauphin Deposit Bank

(v.b. Receipt)~ $10.50

[Named] Daughter Fanny – for bird Seed-Copy Book- Pencil .40

Pd..~Groff (shoemake) in full Mending Fannys books .90

was at Board of Enrollment Room [think] time morning and afternoon no one person but myself & Clark Nietzel-Maria [Sims] & her husband left our house today to my perfect satisfaction [(v.v any & 13 sept] She claimed to be going to Providence Rhode Island to see a sick sister and not to return.- Her husband is going to stay here they say till spring. - They do not suit one in any report - She is excessively pretentious a lady of secretive and late hours – a quiet vixen controlling her husband like a child & he willing while here to be controlled by her to add to his dreamy ease and freedom from what he had undertaken to do when I took him in, Mrs Rawn professed to like the party very well although at the last she admitted to me that she was "above her" Maria left under an impression I believe Made upon her & Mrs R that she suited her very well for although I had a [vulgar] blow out with them [?] of[ listing] them their faults or failures and especially as regards her she went out of my office with her husband whom I let in order to take her away. On account of her inpertimence and went up stairs into the Parlour to tell Mrs Rawn Goodbye His singular fault that drives me have been house keeping the Negro hirelings have generally quiet with professing of yard for or attachment to Mrs R and the opposite to me, While the contrary may have been the case with the white ones, especially the last [Nora] & July Maloney if not also the first [Nora] that is [Nora] Maloney- This lady vixen [truly] indicated to me that I was a Tyrant. How she learned it I cant tell I never exchanged words with her but once & that on subject of her sisters illness To bed 9 ½.

Saturday, October 29, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

29~7 Clear-Fine-Fresh-Pleasant up at 5 ½ am at Market. Mrs Rawn there also-

I paid for beef, veal Sausage 70 [Brand bread] 10 =.80
Mrs Rawn pd.. 2lbs butter 80, apples 10 [beets] 5 - -.95

I pd.. Edward Lewis Check on D Dep BR to his order in full of his wife’s wages from [v3] any to yesterday Evening- 9 week & 3 days at $1 ¼ = $11.79

I really did not owe them anything at all or I had one Months forge worth to me $10 or $12 this [truimmp] –This month half[asumption] with his wife and goods out of my kitchen and promise with use of my coal. Time to work his [Wldie] and [lateiness] & mere months to him at last - $10 more and all the work he did for me would most fill ¾ of the day-yet he is a good handy man to job and work but I think his wife control regulates him from [motions] of extra []- I should have had no words with them but from a [amvirtion] of few [points] to remind them of their [divyard] they [] aim at Board of Enrollment Room not and then through day Dr Charlton still sick. Mrs

White Paste Over

Mary Beatty Settlement of my amount as Commissioner

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