Saturday, July 14th, 1860. To day I left Baltimore on the 8 O'Clock train of Cars, and arrived at Philadelphia for dinner, and thence on to New York, at which City I arrived at 6 O'Clk. P.M. and stoped at the National Hotel. my expenses at Baltimore was $1? and at Philadelphia $1. I remained in New York purchasing goods until the 2nd day of August. expenses while in the City $125? weather while in the City was warm & pleasant, with 3 rains during my stay.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Friday, July 13th, 1860. After travelling again all night, I arrived at Alexandria at day light and thence to Washington City for breakfast, and after breakfast on to the City of Baltimore, where I determined to lay over, because I was very much fatigued, & perfectly worn out for the want of sleep. I stoped at Barnum's hotel [pictured here]. expenses of the day $3.75. weather changable & warm.
Barnum's Hotel is mentioned in Gossip from Baltimore in the New York Times on 19th June 1860.
Monday, July 12, 2010
Thursday, July 12th, 1860. After traveling all night I arrived at Bristol Va. for breakfast, almost exhausted for the want of sleep. after breakfast however I went on and arrived at the central depot for dinner and to Lynchburg Va. for supper. expenses for the day $1.70. weather very unpleasant it having rained hard all day.
Sunday, July 11, 2010
Wednesday, July 11th, 1860. After travelling all night I arrived at Huntsville Ala for breakfast, having slept little or none and of course much fatigued. after breakfast I proceeded on and arrived at Chattanooga Georgia for dinner and after dinner to Cleveland Tennessee for supper. expenses of the day $1.70. weather warm & clear.