Sunday, November 19, 1865 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

19-1 Clear. Fine. Pleasant. Mildish. Signs of Indian Summer ending. I spent day at home and evening also. Daughter Fannie still unwell with daily chills. Fever and pain in her back. Dr. Charlton’s remedies seem to be often homeopathic account at best I think. In my own care he is doing nothing since I quit his charcoal, and let and whiskey day [?] or rather slackened off for a time to try the syrup and sea weed (v 17 inst.)

Rev. Mr. Barnhart an earnest little and young man of Bellefonte who has preached in our church several times preached there morning and evening. Wife there Fanny not well. I was not out. To bed 9.

Monday, November 20, 1865 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

20-2 Clear and cloudy. Mild. Court commenced. I was in half an hour or so about 11 ½ am, as a spectator.

Paid Miles Woelper by check in full for paving. (VB and R.)$14.61

Spent day at home except as above. To bed 9.

Tuesday, November 21, 1865 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

21-3 Clear and cloudy. Some Rain. Received letter yesterday from Jn. Orpheus Gardner, York Springs, Nov. 18.

Henry Omit in last evening an hour or so on the cotton mill Bill in Equity question. Spent day and Ev. At home and to bed 9 ½.

Wednesday, November 22, 1865 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

Nov. 22-4 Cloudy. Mild. Some Rain. Mrs. Rawn at market and paid

1 lb butter 50, 7 lbs beef $1.18, 1 lb sausage 25, ½ peck apples 35$2.28
Bread 5, Smear care 5, 2 lbs white sugar 40.50
Paid 3 ½ yds cotton flannel for Fannie, 60 cts/yd2.10

Spent day and Evening at home and to bed 7 ½.

Thursday, November 23, 1865 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

23-5 Cloudy. Mildish. Some Rain. I was so much unwell this morning at getting up time that I did not get up till afternoon. I am certainly growing worse. I think almost daily.

Paid per Mrs. Rawn
3 lbs sugar 51, ¼ lb tea 38.89
gallon milk 28, bread 4.32
self Bottle citrate magnesia.35

Spent Evening at home and to bed 8.

Friday, November 24, 1865 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

24-6 Cloudy and clear. Fine. Pleasant. Received letter from one W.R. Smartz, Duncannon, Perry, Co., PA, Nov.24. Wrote in reply and kept copy. Spent day and Evening at home and to bed 8 to 9.

Saturday, November 25, 1865 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

25-7 Clear and cloudy. Mild. Pleasant. Wife and self rode from 2 to 3 ¼ P.M. Calders Rockaway and Home.

Mrs. Rawn at market and paid
1 lb butter 45, 1 ½ lbs steak 25.70
3 chickens $1.40, calf Pluck [?] 40, Bread 5$1.85
1 lb shoulder 25, for hired woman, smear care 5.30
Received of James Donahue 1 mos. Rent due 1 inst (v. 12 ult.)$12.50

Wife and Mrs. Peacock at Mrs. M.S. Beatty’s to tea. I was also to go there and actually walked as far as Rhoad’s corner on my way there but was obliged to turn back from shortness of health and weakness. Spent Ev. Home and to bed 7 ½.

Editor's Note: Egle 524. She was the wife of Mr. James Peacock, who started the Pennsylvania Republican newspaper in December 1811. He also printed for the Pennsylvania Senate and House and served as a postmaster and journalist. He was instrumental in organizing St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, and his family was held in high esteem among Harrisburg citizens.

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