History Draft [1 January–21 June 1844]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Monday Feby. 5th. contd. Called at my office in the evening and revised my “Views of the powers and policy of the Government of the .” I was the first one who <​publicly​> a◊◊◊ proposed a National Bank on the principles set forth in that pamphlet.
6 February 1844 • Tuesday
Tuesday 6th.— Very cold day. I spent the evening with my brother & , and the , and their wives at <​​> ’s; took supper, and had a very pleasant time.
7 February 1844 • Wednesday
Wednesday 7th An exceedingly cold day. In the evening I met with my brother and the in my at their request, to devise means to promote the interests of the General Government. I completed and signed my “Views of the powers and policy of the Government of the ” which are as follows <​I here insert​>:— “(copy it)”
<​7th. A piece of doggeall doggered appears in the “Warsaw Message” of this date entitled “Buckeye’s lamentations for the want of more wives”, evidently the production of , and dictated by <​breathing​> a very foul and malicious spirit.​>
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8 February 1844 • Thursday
Thursday 8th. Held Mayor’s Court, and tried two negroes for trying <​attempting​> to marry white women; fined one $25 and the other $5. In the evening there was a political meeting in the Assembly room, when publicly read <​for the first time​> my “views of the powers and policy of the General Government.” for the first time. and made speeches, and I addressed the meeting also as follows:— “I would not (copy Journal) of Mankind.” <​I was followed by Elders and , and a unanimous vote was taken to maintain my political views.​>
<​* 7th.​> A piece of doggerall doggerel appears in the “Warsaw Message” of this date entitled “Buckeye’s lamentations for the want of more wives”, evidently the production of <​& ​> , and dictated by <​breathing​> a very foul and malicious spirit.
9 February 1844 • Friday
Friday 9th Held Mayor’s Court in my dining room, on the case “ vs. Willm Withers” for assault. Case withdrawn on my recommendation, it being the first assault. <​(See under 2nd inst for public meeting)​>
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J G [Jonathan Grimshaw]
Aug 9th 1855> [p. 9]
Monday Feby. 5th. contd. Called at my office in the evening and revised my “Views of the powers and policy of the Government of the .” I was the first one who publicly proposed a National Bank on the principles set forth in that pamphlet.
6 February 1844 • Tuesday
Tuesday 6th.— Very cold day. I spent the evening with my brother , and the , and their wives at ’s; took supper, and had a very pleasant time.
7 February 1844 • Wednesday
Wednesday 7th An exceedingly cold day. In the evening I met with my brother and the in my at their request, to devise means to promote the interests of the General Government. I completed and signed my “Views of the powers and policy of the Government of the ” which I here insert:— “(copy it)”
7th. A piece of doggered appears in the “Warsaw Message” of this date entitled “Buckeye’s lamentations for the want of more wives”, evidently the production of , and breathing a very foul and malicious spirit.
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8 February 1844 • Thursday
Thursday 8th. Held Mayor’s Court, and tried two negroes for attempting to marry white women; fined one $25 and the other $5. In the evening there was a political meeting in the Assembly room, when publicly read for the first time my “views of the powers and policy of the General Government.” I addressed the meeting as follows:— “I would not (copy Journal) of Mankind.” I was followed by Elders and , and a unanimous vote was taken to maintain my political views.
* 7th. A piece of doggerel appears in the “Warsaw Message” of this date entitled “Buckeye’s lamentations for the want of more wives”, evidently the production of , and breathing a very foul and malicious spirit.
9 February 1844 • Friday
Friday 9th Held Mayor’s Court in my dining room, on the case “ vs. Willm Withers” for assault. Case withdrawn on my recommendation, (See under 2nd inst for public meeting)
Revised to here
J G [Jonathan Grimshaw]
Aug 9th 1855> [p. 9]
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