Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 4, 1 March–22 June 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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25 April 1844 • Thursday
Thur[s]day April 25— 1844 Retur[n]ed from
A brothr of the Gazetts came up at the same time and wantd to know by what principle I got so mu[c]h power— how many inhabitants & soldier armd men we had &[c]. I told him on the pricipls [principles] of truth & virtue.— which would last when I was dead &c
Coun[c]il from 10 [a.m.] to 12— & from 2 to 5—— adjou[rne]d sine die— appointd a state conv[e]ntion at friday after th[e] 2d monday in may the coun[c]il to disperse— abr[o]ad in the nation.
Inst[r]ucted my clerk to make out a writ of Habeus Co[r]pus.— for a of who was expecti[n]g to be arrestd by the U.S. Marshal for getting money which was his due as he says at .
A play of on Rational amusemnt was to comence this eve— but a tremendo[u]s thunderous & rain comencd about 6— P.M.
. very high hi[g]her than known by th[e] old[e]st inhabit[a]nts about [p. [98]]
25 April 1844 • Thursday
Thursday April 25— 1844 Returned from
A brothr of the Gazetts came up at the same time and wantd to know by what principle I got so much power— how many inhabitants & armd men we had &c. I told him on the pricipls [principles] of truth & virtue.— which would last when I was dead &c
Council from 10 a.m. to 12— & from 2 to 5—— adjourned sine die— appointd a state convention at friday after the 2d monday in may the council to disperse— abroad in the nation.
Instructed my clerk to make out a writ of Habeus Corpus.— for a of who was expecting to be arrestd by the U.S. Marshal for getting money which was his due as he says at .
A play on Rational amusemnt was to comence this eve— but a tremendous thunder & rain comencd about 6— P.M.
. very high higher than known by the oldest inhabitants about [p. [98]]
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