Sunday, June 18, 1865 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

18-1 Clear. Fine .very warm. Mr. Mitchell our Pastor got home it seems last night and preached the morning hot not in even. I remained at home all day. am certainly growing slightly worse day by day [I have?] a good appetite generally. The Lord give me Faith the kind [?] of Faith that Julie Ana enjoyed to pray his will is an humble trust. my and cheerful spirit in all things – to glorify by the little [?] my yet [shine?]

June 18 – 1 [cont.] by the death I shall die – May I not for any bitter pains of death have the brightness and joyfulness of that Faith observed– Faith in the whole plan of Salvation in the per-fect life + merits suffering and finished atonement of the Lord Jesus Christ and that through his grace and [pardoning] mercy I can appropriate these for my Salvation. To bed 9 ½ to 10.

Monday, June 19, 1865 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

19 – 2 Clear and Cloudy, very warm – spent day at home feeling languished – [Sleepy] and very unwell. My Nights are largely spent in Coughing. Sometimes I do not Rest at all till after Midnight and 1.O.clock and waken out of such unsound sleep as it is at intervals of one and two hours on about 2 to 3 am. 4 am and often get any [?] or but [sleep] after 4 A.M. This is the general habit of my Nights. I frequently walk the House back and forward 50 to 60 times or more.

Paid Mo. 7. Wilson city [fees?]. My City taxes for 1865 as follows [below?];(per Check)

Jn 2 [ward] Market-square to Raspberry alley where he lives . $45.24
" 4 " Kreider (Tenant) East St. St. . . 5.89
" " " Howe " " . . . . 5.89
" " " Holden " " . . . . 5.89
" " " Schmenk " " . . . . 5.89
" " " Looker " " . . . . 5.89
" " " Wolf (Col?.) " " . . . . 5.89
" " " Fisher " North St. . . . 4.05
" " " Fanny [Fyatts] or Johnson " North Alley . . . 2.94
" " " Col. Porter Third-St. St. . . . 6.62
" 5 " Wm. Agleton (Col?.) Elder St. (Hassle from him) . 4.00
" " " Two vacant 20 feet lots adj.[?] Agleton . . . 3.20
$101.39
5 Per Cent off . . . . . 5.07
$96.32

Paid Wm Adams(Col?) for Sundry labours at different times in cellar Making carpets. Making

Fence at Elder St. Lots [paid?] in full $2.80

Paid 6 oz. Syrup of Sarsaparilla 40 . Stamps 25 – [?] 15 = 0.80

Spent day and Ev home and to bed 9 ½ to 10

Tuesday, June 20, 1865 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

20 – 3 Clear & Cloudy – Some Rain – Warm – feel better than Yesterday. Walked out Some.

Spent day chiefly at home & Ev also to bed 9 ½ to 10

Wednesday, June 21, 1865 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

21 – 4 Clear. Fine. Pleasant. Mrs. Arch. Rawn of [Milton] here in Morning. I walked round called at Hogans Lower end town talked with he some matter about buying horse and carriage.

called at [scribbled] Warfords and talked with him on his front door Near our house and mine.

Then home bef. 11+12. Mr. Calvin + self walked to Mrs. [R.P.J. Ross] where I del! Check to our Pastor Rev [J.S.] Mitchell for his [quarterly] salary and Calvin Picked near 2 qts of fine [Zakarian] cherries at Mrs. R’s instance to bring home. Mrs Rawn [left] after she walked out

Walnut St. to Sybils grocery where she bought ½ doz Oranges 38 and Pikles for 17 = .55

Mrs Rawn at Market + paid

2 [lbs?] butter 50, Beefsteak 60, 2 lbs [?] 20. Beans + Peas 40 $1.70
5 qts currants 30, 1 quart raspberries 15, Bread 5 – 4 ½ oz Sugar 99 1.49
$3.19

Spent evening at home and to bed 9 ½ to 10 P.M.

Thursday, June 22, 1865 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

22-5 Clear & Cloudy. very warm in the sun. but agreeable generally. I have been feeling better for three days, this, one of them up to 11 am. and though the mind and Power of loco-motion are still unimproved to any extent-yet I [?], and get Round, more comfortably. Nights are all bad.

Sleep only now and then and cough the rest. . .

Paid Geo. Bergner [(N. B. + R.)] for 11 Weeks Phil. Public Ledger from 11 Mch to 24 June [inst]-inclusive at 25 cts for 2 Weeks . $1.37

Paid Geo. Bergner [(N. B. + R.)] for 15 Weeks Daily Evening Telegraph From Mch 11 to 24 June [inst]-inclusive . . $1.80

Walked round by State St. Mitchell House. Inquired for [Besiers] wife who has

Consumption and is inhaling oxygen with some new doctors that have come here says she is getting better and that Cough has left her. I also called at [Mont. Foulin?] lower end of town to see Mrs Martha Elder about Sunday School Pic Nic Subscription [above line: left[note?] for her]. Home bef. 10 + 11 AM.

She called at my office in Ev. as she was not at home today and I gave her $2.00

Paid her [some Mo.] Calvin at [Killver?] for 50lbs Coffee . . . . $1.50

Walked out to [depot] at 4 ¾ PM. [but] half an hour is so at [N.S. Holit] front [looking] at the variety – hustle – business [+] Ev. home to bed 10 P.M.

Friday, June 23, 1865 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

23 – 6 Clear. Fine. Pleasant – was at [Corbin’s] Stage Office ^ [above line: (Mr. Calvin along)] half an hour or so about 8 ½ A.M. on subject of [Minibuses] for Sunday School [Pic Nic] of our church. Met Rev Mr. Jackson of Methodist church there and we had all a pleasant talk about the speeches at Washington in the [assassination] case and about the democrats here, backing out of a joint celebration with the Union party of the 4 July which they had gone into and getting up a [separate] concern for themselves. This is beyond doubt a political maneuvere for the ben-efit of ["re-unification"] of the great democratic Party – God! [Nill] further Save the country from the so called democratic Party of the present day!!! Walked round some through day . . am feeling better as yesterday but that is all. no positive signs of improve-ment. Spent day chiefly and Evening at home and to bed 9 ½ to 10.

Saturday, June 24, 1865 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

June 24 – 7 Clear. Fine. Pleasant. At Market [scribbled] [pd.]

2 lbs butter 50, 2 ¼ lbs beefsteak 55. veal 25. 1 doz Eggs 30 . .$1.60
beans. peas. [beats] 5, Raspberries + Cherries 50, cabbage+head 29 . .1.24
1 lb [grape] 12, Turpentine and glue 10 . . . . . ..22
3 lbs brown Sugar 51, 3 qts [Suet] 21 .72
4 yds Muslin $1.06 , ½ yd Swiss Muslin 45, 3 spools thread 30 for Fannie1.81
$5.59

was at Mrs [Mahons] on 2nd St. near Vine at 4 ½ to 5 ½ P.M. and read to her and her husband letter to F.M. Brooke in [ans.] to his [?] inst. they approving of it

Board of Masters of our church met at my office – my resignation as [?] [of] church indicated by me to take place as [?] as some outstanding accts and also in favour of the church shall be adjusted, at all events by Friday 1 Sept to which time the Board [adj.] at my instance; and [lower] of my health should sunder if necessary –

Whole Board Present. Warford (Pres!.) [Cauden], Alex. Hamilton, A. Burnett, [Mark.] Hays, and Self. . Hays newly elected . . adj. 9 PM. To bed 9 ½ to 10.

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