Thursday, October 16, 2014

Sabbath Oct. 16, 1864

We had Rev. Mr. Mercer from Morgan Co. a Methodist, & agent for the Bible Society to preach today.  Mr. Curtis was also here.  The congregation contributed one hundred & eleven dollars for the cause and constituting the President A. S. Bailey, Secretary, Lyman Hart, & Treasurer Emeline McClure life-members of the American Bible Society.  Martha Colville came home from Mr. Burgess’s.
Jimmie Carlin came home with us from meeting & will stay until the eleven o’clock train tomorrow when he will go to Parkersburg to the hospital, he has improved a good deal since he was here last.  Nancy has sore throat. 

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