Sunday, December 11, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

11-1 Clear and Cloudy though soft[?] and snowing through day and till evening when it got considerably colder and got to freezing.

I was not at church in morning – Mary our Irish girl help clearing or heaping up the snow in our yard half an hour or so. Mrs. Rawn and the children were at church morning and evening – except Fanny in evening. I was there in the evening…at home rest of day…..home in [?] 8 ½ and to bed 9 ½

Monday, December 12, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

12 -2 Clear [?] cloudy and very cold all day – windy

Paid 5lbs coffee [?] mixed article$2.00
Paid pint coal oil 15 2 lbs pepper 15 .30
$2.30

Paid Geo. Bergner per Fred [?] for The Public Ledger from the [?] [?] to the 10 [?] – 300 days in full of all demands and ceased taking the paper ----------- $3.00

[?] [?] [?] in my book where I have just found I paid to that day instead of 26 November..thus overpaying [?] – Perhaps on further examination it is only from 25 [Dec?] making what I paid.

Met Board of Enrollment morning and afternoon – Evening home and to bed 9 ½

Tuesday, December 13, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

13-3 Cloudy very cold hard frozen all day..wrote letter to HM Koller carpenter present and kept copy…also under date of yesterday jointly with Dr. LT Charlton sugeon of the Board of Enrollment to the [?] and Publisher of the Philadelphia Inquirer and kept a copy

Handed [?] Calvin to buy ticket to skating club $2.50

Met Board of Enrollment morning and afternoon – walked through day 3 to 4 miles – chiefly before dinner…spent evening at home to bed 9 ½ to 10

Wednesday, December 14, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

14-4 Cloudy mild softening snow melting all day fast.

Mrs. Rawn at market [?] beef, veal, pudding.$1.22
1 qt hominy 15 bread 15 ½ peck apples 25 1 lb butter 55$1.10
I paid 1 lb [?] crackers [ [?] over for change].20
$2.52

Paid Mary Gary our hired girl balance in full of her wages to 16th [?]

inclusive have paid her $1.25 the 19th [?] $6.25

Met Board of Enrollment morning and afternoon

[name?] . Self[?] walked 3 to 4 miles between 9 ½ and 11 am. Nelly Beatty is staying with us since [???] as her mother has gone to Philadelphia. I am more than usually unwell - considerable bilious diarrhea this morning induced I think by eating some boiled mush yesterday at dinner. Occasional spells of coughing seem to be of the most damaging character – one or two in the night and a thorough cleaning up one in the morning when I get up – evening at home and to bed 10.

Thursday, December 15, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Dec 15-5 cloudy hard frozen very cold sleighing only middling…hardly that - I walked 3 miles or so between 9 ½ and 11 am and met Board of Enrollment [?] and afternoon, I am yet considerably unwell – chilly all the time nearly when out of bed. Spent evening at home and to bed 9 ½ to 10

Friday, December 16, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

16-6 cloudy cold softening – misty – hard frozen slippery – Sleighing rather better. Walked 3 miles [?] between 9 ½ and 10 ½ am - met Board of Enrollment morning and afternoon.

[?] Mrs. Rawn for herself 14 [?]

Paid EH Crofsman for 1 pair Balmoral lace boots got by Mrs. $1.75

Paid Shipler and Frazer for 12[?] old rye [?] [?] 1.00

Both paid by [?] Calvin [re bills and receipts]

Handed [?] Calvin to by fiddle string .10

Spent evening at home and to bed 9 ½ pm – [slightly better today].

Saturday, December 17, 1864 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

17-7 cloudy misty sleety - happy all day Snow [?] [?]. Sleighs still running

Mrs. Rawn at market and paid 2 lbs butter$1.00
Beef, sausage, veal and pork $1.78 1 large chicken 502.28
½ peck apples 25 celery 10 bread 15.50
4 lbs brown sugar1.00
4.78

Deposited in Dauphin Deposit Bank $220.00

Paid the First National Bank of Harrisburg her check on Dauphin Dep. Bank for $1000 worth of 7 3/10 US Loan [ [?] 1 Nov, 15 Aug and 20Sept last] $1025.60

Met Board of Enrollment morning and afternoon. Spent evening at home and to bed 9

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