Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 2, 10 March 1843–14 July 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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state.) <​&​> he gave me deeds. & I got them recorded.— he calld for some more favors. & I let him have some cloths— <​to the amount of​> 6 or 7 hundrd dollars. I have offerd this land to many, who if they would go to settle there but nobody will go.— <​I agre[e]d​> if I found he owned as much as he pretended I would give my influence to build up . . <​is his name he has got almost​> most $1100 <​from me,​> he looks exactly like a woodchuck, & talks like a woodchuck on a stump with a chaw of tobacco. <​in his mouth.​> he tried to git his hands to steal a stove from near my stove & carry it off on the boat raft, he is a thief.— My advice is, [p. [68]]
state.) & he gave me deeds. & I got them recorded.— he calld for some more favors. & I let him have some cloths— to the amount of 6 or 7 hundrd dollars. I have offerd this land to many, if they would go to settle there but nobody will go.— I agreed if I found he owned as much as he pretended I would give my influence to build up . . is his name he has got most $1100 from me, he looks exactly like a woodchuck, & talks like a woodchuck on a stump with a chaw of tobacco. in his mouth. he tried to git his hands to steal a stove from near my stove & carry it off on the raft, he is a thief.— My advice is, [p. [68]]
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