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

4-1 Clear fine fresh but not frozen. Wife, children and self at our church in morning. They were there also in evening … I was not

I handed daughter Fanny for the monthly [?] box .10

I walked between 2 ¾ or 3 and 4 miles – [?] along 3 – 4 miles - Spent evening at home..to bed 9 ½.

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

5-2 cloudy damp [?] sexton from our church here from 9 am to 1 ½ …[riddling?] [ashes?], closing vault, windows, carrying out coal [?]

Met Board of Enrollment morning and afternoon…evening home and to bed 9 ½

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

6-3 cloudy damp disagreeable - Met Board of Enrollment morning and afternoon. Examining or [?] men of city yesterday and today

Rec’d of [?] Wolf 1 mos rent due [?] $8.50

[?]

Evening home and to bed 9 pm

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

7-4 cloudy damp disagreeable…. I called at Mrs. Philip Ensminger after breakfast by request to see her about her husband’s estate. Her son John had left word for me to call. He is temporarily at home from his Regiment.

I received[?] [?] Mrs. Ensminger about [?] estate Retaining for $5.00

Met Board of Enrollment morning and afternoon and also met Halifax client [names] at [name] office.

Dec 7 continued From 11 am to 1 pm. From 2 to 3 ¼ pm and from 7 to 10 pm in [?] of [?] oration to Bill in Equity about draft and filling[?]

Mrs. Rawn at market and [?]

1 pair chickens 85, 1 lb butter 50 veal & sausage 5 lb .85$2.20
1 peck apples 25, 2 qts cornmeal 15, bread 15.55
$2.75
Thursday, December 8, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Dec 8 -5 clear & cloudy, hard frozen – very cold all day

Met Board of Enrollment morning and afternoon –

I attended Court short time morning and afternoon in Halifax Equity case.

Paid Mrs. Wilson [widow?] and her daughter Miss Virginia for the coloring of my military overcoat I got when we turned out at the [?] in 1862 – she got it [?] in Phil[Adelphia]

Spent evening at home and to bed 9 ½

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

9 – 6 Clear cloudy hard frozen all day – very cold

Rec’d of Mr. [?] 1 mos rent due [?] $15.00

Met Board of Enrollment morning and afternoon –

[?] Charlton [?] with the Board since Monday last inclusive.

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

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

10-7 Snow 7 or 8 inches deep on ground at daylight this morning and done snowing – some little rain and sleet about 7 to 8 am. Cloudy all day & moderate – [fiftyish?]. Sleighs running considerably all day

I paid at [Grays?] for 4 lbs sugar $1 got by Mrs. Rawn [?] and cinnamon$1.05
I paid at [Grays?] for 2 lbs ginger crackers & [Jumbles?] 50 and matches 5.55
I paid at [Grays?] for 2 lbs white sugar 62.62
I paid at [?] for [Sunar?] caustic.10
2.32
I paid for a pair of Gum Sandals for self$2.00
Paid Harrisburg Gas Co one [?] gas [?]$4.80
Mrs. Rawn at Market paid for 2 lb butter$1.10
Boiling beef-beef sausage $1.00 – 3 lbs pudding 361.36
½ peck apples 25, ½ peck cornmeal 25, bread 15, buttermilk & horseradish 10.75
$3.21

Paid Bergner his Zimmerman Daily Telegraph to this day in full 1.92 [?]

Dec 10-7 con’t Received of Mr. Hamilton one month rent $8.00

Met Board of Enrollment morning and afternoon.

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

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