History Draft [1 January–30 June 1842]

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1 June 1842 • Wednesday
<​1​> Wednesday June 1. 1842, I attended a general political meeting in the , for the nominations of county officers, <​from the county at large​> in which I concured, with the exception of the candidate for the sheriffalty, & spoke in favor of the procedings.
2 June 1842 • Thursday
<​2​> Thur[s]day 2d Rode out with Brother Bowen and my clerk & sold Lot 1. in Blok 143,
3 June 1842 • Friday
<​3​> Friday 3. In the for noon I rode out, in the & sold to Bro Harmer Lot 1. in Blok 123. And in the P.M. rode to Bro s on hor[s]eback accompanied by , and others,
4 June 1842 • Saturday
<​4​> Friday <​Satu[r]day​> 4. At the in the morning, and heard letters read from. , Dr King & Mr Helme, concerning s expulsien from the Masonic Lodge in P.M. paid E. B. Nourse 505 dollars for land bought of , and settled with the heirs of at my house, assisted by & my clerk
5 June 1842 • Sunday
<​5​> Sunday 5, I prea[c]hed to this A M. to a large Congregatin. The subje[c]t matter of my discourse was drawn from (wasp. 34) infamy.
6 June 1842 • Monday
<​6​> Monday 6 I rode out on the prairie. to view some land. accompanid by . & my clerk. dined at , & returned home.
7 June 1842 • Tuesday
<​7​> Tuesdy 7, Sold <​N.E.​> 1/4 <​1/4​> Section. of Land, Quite a snow storm is reported in many parts of the New England middle states.
8 June 1842 • Wednesday
<​8.​> Wednesday 8. I was about home. Sent to on business;— on his return Old Charley <​while on a gallop, struck his knees & breast instead of his feet.​> fell in the street & rolled over, <​in an instant​> & the narrowly escaped with his life. It was a trick of the devil to kill the my, clerk.— Similar attacks have been made on myself, lately <​of late​>, and Satan is seeking our destruction on every hand.
9 June 1842 • Thursday
<​9​> Thur[s]day 9. at home and about the neighborhood, attending to domestic affairs. & the business of church.
10 June 1842 • Friday
<​10​> Friday 10. went to Bro Hibbards <​with my ​> to purchase some land.
11 June 1842 • Saturday
<​11​> Saturday 11 Attended <​Presided in​> City Council. Council resolved to publish the City Charter. & ordinances of the <​City​> Council & , before the first day of next July.— Also Resolved that the bond for a deed, given given by binding him to make a deed for the land purchased of him for a burying ground, for the use of the , be put on record in the office for the Registry of Dead in the City of . Riots and mobs are multiplying in the land.— [p. 17]
1 June 1842 • Wednesday
1 Wednesday June 1. 1842, I attended a political meeting in the , for the nominations of county officers, from the county at large in which I concured, with the exception of the candidate for the sheriffalty, & spoke in favor of the procedings.
2 June 1842 • Thursday
2 Thursday 2d Rode out with Brother Bowen and my clerk & sold Lot 1. in Blok 143,
3 June 1842 • Friday
3 Friday 3. In the for noon I rode out, in the & sold to Bro Harmer Lot 1. in Blok 123. And in the P.M. rode to Bro s on horseback accompanied by , and others,
4 June 1842 • Saturday
4 Saturday 4. At the in the morning, and heard letters read from. , Dr King & Mr Helme, concerning s expulsien from the Masonic Lodge in P.M. paid E. B. Nourse 505 dollars for land bought of , and settled with the heirs of at my house, assisted by & my clerk
5 June 1842 • Sunday
5 Sunday 5, I preached this A M. to a large Congregatin. The subject matter of my discourse was drawn from (wasp. 34) infamy.
6 June 1842 • Monday
6 Monday 6 I rode on the prairie. to view some land. accompanid by . & my clerk. dined at , & returned home.
7 June 1842 • Tuesday
7 Tuesdy 7, Sold 1/4 Section. of Land, Quite a snow storm is reported in many parts of the New England middle states.
8 June 1842 • Wednesday
8. Wednesday 8. I was about home. Sent to on business;— on his return Old Charley while on a gallop, struck his knees & breast instead of his feet. fell in the street & rolled over, in an instant & the narrowly escaped with his life. It was a trick of the devil to kill my, clerk.— Similar attacks have been made on myself, of late, and Satan is seeking our destruction on every hand.
9 June 1842 • Thursday
9 Thursday 9. at home and about the neighborhood, attending to domestic affairs. & the business of church.
10 June 1842 • Friday
10 Friday 10. went to Bro Hibbards with my to purchase some land.
11 June 1842 • Saturday
11 Saturday 11 Presided in City Council. Council resolved to publish the City Charter. ordinances of the City Council & , before the first day of next July.— Also Resolved that the bond given by binding him to make a deed for the land purchased of him for a burying ground, for the use of the , be put on record in the office for the Registry of Dead in the City of . Riots and mobs are multiplying in the land.— [p. 17]
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