History Draft [1 January–21 June 1844]

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27 February 1844 • Tuesday
Tuesday 27. At home. Cool & clear— clear of ice
In the afternoon visited the printing office
Mailed Gen Smith’s <​my​> views &c <​of the powers & policy &c​> to the and Cabinet, Supreme Judges, Senators, Representatives; principal <​News​>papers in the , (all the German); and many postmasters and individuals.— in all about 200.
<​Almon L. Fullmer and volunteered to go on the western <​exploring​> expedition.​>
28 February 1844 • Wednesday
Wednesday 28. At home. Rainy day
At 4. P M. Steamboat Gen. Brooke passed up the , first boat this season. No ice in sight.
In the evening I sent to to call the brethren & pray for s sick child <​as​> he thought it could not live till morning. Bro , and others , prayed for him.
Dr. published an appeal to the <​his native​> State of Tennessee guiving <​giving​> a history of our troubles, & asking the influence of that State to obtain redress.
The Neighbor of to day publishes <​the following​> my name, <​as​> a candidate for President of the
For President (copy 174 Neighbor) supperted
Thomas S. Edwards volunteered to join the exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains
29 February 1844 • Thursday
Thursday 29. Called at my , called out , and gave him <​​> the “Zanesville Gazette” of Jan 31 containing the speech of Cassius M Clay, delivered in Scot County Kentucky Dec 30. 1843 on annexing to the , and instructed [p. 16]
27 February 1844 • Tuesday
Tuesday 27. At home. Cool & clear— clear of ice
In the afternoon visited the printing office
Mailed my views of the powers & policy &c to the and Cabinet, Supreme Judges, Senators, Representatives; principal Newspapers in the , (all the German); and many postmasters and individuals.—
Almon L. Fullmer and volunteered to go on the western exploring expedition.
28 February 1844 • Wednesday
Wednesday 28. At home. Rainy day
At 4. P M. Steamboat Gen. Brooke passed up the , first boat this season. No ice in sight.
In the evening I sent to to call the brethren & pray for s sick child as he thought it could not live till morning. , and others , prayed for him.
Dr. published an appeal to his native State of Tennessee giving a history of our troubles, & asking the influence of that State to obtain redress.
The Neighbor of to day publishes the following
For President (copy 174 Neighbor) supperted
Thomas S. Edwards volunteered to join the exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains
29 February 1844 • Thursday
Thursday 29. Called at my , and gave the “Zanesville Gazette” of Jan 31 containing the speech of Cassius M Clay, delivered in Scot County Kentucky Dec 30. 1843 on annexing to the , and instructed [p. 16]
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