History Draft [1 July–31 December 1842]

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August 1842
<​3​> Wednesday 3. An Earthquake was <​re[c]ently​> felt at in Dumlane Cathedral, near Comrie, Scotland.
1 August 1842 • Monday
<​1​> Monday August 1, 1842 A most disgraceful Riot is reported to have commenced in between the colored & white people. which continued 3 or 4 days.—
3 August 1842 • Wednesday
<​3​> Wednesday 3rd. In the transacting a variety of business in co with Gen & others.
4 August 1842 • Thursday
<​4​> Thursday 4. Learning sword exe[r]cise under with of , and attending to a variety of of business.
5 August 1842 • Friday
<​5​> Friday. 5. engaged in a variety of business and at 6 PM Presided in the city council.
6 August 1842 • Saturday
<​6​> Saturday 6. Passed over the to , Iowa, in co with , <​&​> & others, and witnessed the installation of the <​offices of the​> Rising Sun Lodge of Ancie[n]t York Masons, at , by Gen , Deputy Grand Master of .
7 August 1842 • Sunday
<​7​> Sunday 7. At home through the day.
8 August 1842 • Monday
<​8​> Monday 8th. This AM. I was arrested <​by the Deputy Sheriff of & two assistants,​> on a warrant <​issued by​> from . by the Deputy Sheriff of & two other officers or assistants. <​founded​> on a requisition from of , upon the affidavit of Ex (wasp 66) business.— I have yet to learn escutcheon, I received a letter from the post office, which had been broken open, and I was grieved at the meenness of its contents.
The city council passed the following “ordinance regulating (city council 98 &c)— A disgraceful & bloody mob occurred in at Cincinateie this evening, in and about the “Sans Souci House.”
9 August 1842 • Tuesday
<​9​> Tuesday 9. In co with & , preparing for the return of the Sheriff; prepared a writ of Habeas Corpus from the Master in Chancery.
10 August 1842 • Wednesday
<​10​> Wednesday 10th. The deputy Sheriff returned to but I was absent, and he did not see me <​or .​> He endeavored to alarm my , and the brethrn with his threats if I was not forth coming, but they understood the law in such cases, and his threats proved harmless. [p. 5]
August 1842
An Earthquake was recently felt in Dumlane Cathedral, near Comrie, Scotland.
1 August 1842 • Monday
1 Monday August 1, 1842 A most disgraceful Riot is reported to have commenced in between the colored & white people. which continued 3 or 4 days.—
3 August 1842 • Wednesday
3 Wednesday 3rd. In the transacting a variety of business in co with Gen & others.
4 August 1842 • Thursday
4 Thursday 4. Learning sword exercise with , and attending to a variety of of business.
5 August 1842 • Friday
5 Friday. 5. engaged in a variety of business and at 6 PM Presided in the city council.
6 August 1842 • Saturday
6 Saturday 6. Passed over the to , Iowa, in co with , & & others, and witnessed the installation of the offices of the Rising Sun Lodge of Ancient York Masons, at , by Gen , Deputy Grand Master of .
7 August 1842 • Sunday
7 Sunday 7. At home through the day.
8 August 1842 • Monday
8 Monday 8th. This AM. I was arrested by the Deputy Sheriff of & two assistants, on a warrant issued by . founded on a requisition from of , upon the affidavit of Ex (wasp 66) business.— I have yet to learn escutcheon, I received a letter from the post office, which had been broken open, and I was grieved at the meenness of its contents.
The city council passed the following “ordinance regulating (city council 98 &c)— A disgraceful & bloody mob occurred at this evening, in and about the “Sans Souci House.”
9 August 1842 • Tuesday
9 Tuesday 9. In co with & , preparing for the return of the Sheriff; prepared a writ of Habeas Corpus from the Master in Chancery.
10 August 1842 • Wednesday
10 Wednesday 10th. The deputy Sheriff returned to but I was absent, and he did not see me or . He endeavored to alarm my , and the brethrn with his threats if I was not forth coming, but they understood the law in such cases, and his threats proved harmless. [p. 5]
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