Sunday, November 12, 1865 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

12-1 Clear. Fine. Cold. Wife and daughter at church morning and wife in evening. I remained at home all day and Ev. And to bed 9.

Monday, November 13, 1865 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

13-2 Clear. Fine. Cool. Pleasant. Daughter Fannie and self rode in Calder’s Rockaway carriage from 11 am to 12 ½ pm. Wrote letter to Solomon Chronister, Hampton, Adams Co., in subject of my stove room, also to James Cowden, Phila. suffering to one and several days after. Spent much of day and Ev. At home and to bed 9.

Tuesday, November 14, 1865 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

14-3 Clear. Very fine. Indian Summery. Mild. More so than it has been for some time. Parade of Colored Men today in Honor of their service in the late war. A few hundred out, say two or three, not so extensive as had been expected, but quite respectable appearance. They had speeches at the Capitol and a feast at the soldiers rest.

I paid Bergner 10 weeks per this ledger to 11 inst.$1.25
Received of M. Jarretter [?] 1 mos. Rent due 1 inst.$20.00
Pd. Bottle citrate Magnesia 35 at Kunkles, apples and candies 20 =.55

I spent the day and evening at home and to bed 9 P.M.

Editor's Note: Egle 465. This could be George Bergner who was appointed by President Lincoln postmaster at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in 1861.

Wednesday, November 15, 1865 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

15-4 Clear. Fine. Pleasant. Mild. Regular Indian summer. Vey Hazy. Fannie and self riding in Calder’s Rockaway from 10 ½ around to 12 ½ PM. Mrs. Rawn at market and paid

1 lb butter 45, 3 ¼ Beefsteak 65, 1 chicken 50, a corn broom 1.45 =$2.05
apples 20, herring 20, Bread 5, 2 pint soup 15, 3 lbs. Sugar 51 =$1.11
Buttons for Fannies dress silk 40, and making dress$1.40
Paid an hired woman Mrs. Sophia Brown in full of her wages to date$4.50

Received letter from Geo. Newherker Powels Val. Pd.

Dau. Co. Nov. 3

Also from Jas. Cowden, Phila. Nov. 14.

Spent day at home except as above and Ev. And to bed 9.

Thursday, November 16, 1865 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Nov.16-5 Clear. Fine. Regular Indian Summer in full. Very hazy. Mrs. Rawn and self rode in Calder’s Rockaway to Mum’s at Highspire. 13 miles circular went to get old Rye Whiskey as a medicine. I pd him (Milron) for 2 gals old Rye said by him to be 7 or 8 years old. (I don’t believe it) $10.00

Received letter from Mervin Nallknecht and Hall (F.Il. an dEliah 7) counselors at Law 189 Boadway (Gilrey Building) common court of Pl. Room no.2 record entry with claims against me H. Greenberg (Grueneberg) a Jew merchant Phila. Of this place in favor of Jacob Jarabowski, Louis Jarabowski, and Leopold Jarabowski, wrote in reply and kept copy.

Wrote letter to M. John Calvin, Princeton, enclosing him $2.50

We returned from Highspire at 1 ½ P.M. Rest of day and Ev. Home and to bed 9.

Friday, November 17, 1865 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

17-6 Cloudy in morning. Clear. Regular Indian summer.

Paid at Riley Drug Store for sister Juliana Rawn

1 Bottle Schenk’s Pulmonic Syrup$1.25
1 Bottle Schenk’s Sea Weed tonic$1.25

She had got from same place for me 4 inst. (not then, not yet paid), 2 Bottles and a Box of pure Schenk’s Mandrake Pills 25 cts amounting to $2.75

I had expected to get a quarter or half box from Phila. Between the time of said purchases.

Mr. John Orpheus Gardner of York Springs of said County here to rent my Stove Room.

I paid Momal Worley for putting in 2 axe Halves and grinding the axes..75

Spent day and evening chiefly at home and to bed 9.

Saturday, November 18, 1865 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

18-7 Cloudy. Clear. Fine. Mild. Indian Summer in full appearance. Mrs. Rawn at market and paid

1 lb butter 50, Pair chickens 100$1.80
Pudding 20, Parsnips 10, apples 20, Bread 5, 1 lb. Rice 15.70
Beef 2 ½ lbs 50, mending Mrs. Rawn’s shoes 601.10
Citrate magnesia (1 bottle) ordered by V. Charlton for Fanny35
5 lbs coffee1.50
macaronies by Mrs. R. 15 = $5.30 $5.15
Pd. Edward Robinson our colored young man on account wages at $4 or $5 a mo. From 7 inst.1.50

We board him and it is admitted that his Board is worth $3 ½ or $4 per week and costs him that much…we have not sufficient work to employ him ¼ of his time.

Pd. William Stephen (back ill, we quit him about 24 Aug and changed to Rich) We called as his milk was said to be better and his milk was 2 cts less per qt.

(v. 30 cts) for milk and cream$6.44
Vv for single leap use of his Hark (Mattim) in 1864
Mare sold by me to Jacob Millisen5.00

Jump to date: