History Draft [1 January–21 June 1844]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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After two or three lectures, we will call on the people to fill up the box, <​with <​liberal​> contributions to procure cash materials for the ​>
I instructed a letter to be written to , <​to consult him on the subject of​> Nominate <​Nominating​> him for Vice President I here insert the letter
<​Dear General (copy letter to )​>
<​The​> Temple Committee offered to make <​proposed to establish a​> powder. <​manufactory.​>
5 March 1844 • Tuesday
Tuesday March 5th. I saw at Bryant’s Store and gave him a lecture on his resisting the ordinances of the (by telling the Captains of the Steam Boats they need not pay wharfage &c)
Rode out with . At 2. P.M met with the City Council. I copy the minutes
March 5. 1844) copy (carried unanimously.
The having refused to issue commissions to the Aldermen elect of the city. “ inquired who were Alderman. The Mayor explained that if the refused <​refuses​> to grant a commission it does not disqualify the officer elect from acting in his office, consequently there is no virtue in the commission, but the virtue of the officer consists in the election.
thought they were Aldermen all the time, or none of the time
Mayor said he wanted all the Aldermen to be added to the City Council.” [p. 20]
After two or three lectures, we will call on the people to fill up the box, with liberal contributions to procure cash materials for the
I instructed a letter to be written to , to consult him on the subject of Nominating him for Vice President I here insert the letter
Dear General (copy letter to )
The Temple Committee proposed to establish a powder. manufactory.
5 March 1844 • Tuesday
Tuesday 5th. I saw at Bryant’s Store and gave him a lecture on his resisting the ordinances of the (by telling the Captains of the Steam Boats they need not pay wharfage &c)
Rode out with . At 2. P.M met with the City Council. I copy the minutes
March 5. 1844) copy (carried unanimously.
The having refused to issue commissions to the Aldermen elect of the city. “ inquired who were Alderman. The Mayor explained that if the refuses to grant a commission it does not disqualify the officer elect from acting in his office, consequently there is no virtue in the commission, but the virtue of the officer consists in the election.
thought they were Aldermen all the time, or none of the time
Mayor said he wanted all the Aldermen to be added to the City Council.” [p. 20]
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