Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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30 November 1835 • Monday
Monday morning 30th yet the snow is falling, and is sufficiently deep for sleighing, this is an uncommon storm for this country, at this season of the year
spent the day in writing a letter for the Messenger & Advocate on the Subject of the ;— this afternoon, called to see me, he is an old acquaintance of mine, from New York, shewed him the Egyptian records
1 December 1835 • Tuesday
Tuesday December 1st 1835, at home spent the day in writing, for the M[essenger] & Advocate, the snow is falling and we have fine sleighing.
2 December 1835 • Wednesday
Wednesday. 2ond a fine morning I made preparation, to ride to , with and children, family, also , we had our sleigh and horses, prepared and set out, when we arived were passing through , we overtook a team with two men on the sleigh. I politely asked them to let me pass, they granted my request, and as we passed them, they bawled out, do you get any revelation lately, with an adition of blackguard that I did not understand, this is a fair sample of the character of inhabitants, who are ready to abuse and scandalize, men who never laid a straw in their way, and infact those whos faces they never saw, and cannot, bring an acusation, against, either [p. 53]
30 November 1835 • Monday
Monday morning 30th yet the snow is falling, and is sufficiently deep for sleighing, this is an uncommon storm for this country, at this season of the year
spent the day in writing a letter for the Messenger & Advocate on the Subject of the ;— this afternoon, called to see me, he is an old acquaintance of mine, from New York, shewed him the Egyptian records
1 December 1835 • Tuesday
Tuesday December 1st 1835, at home spent the day in writing, for the Messenger & Advocate, the snow is falling and we have fine sleighing.
2 December 1835 • Wednesday
Wednesday. 2ond a fine morning I made preparation, to ride to , with and , family, also , we had our sleigh and horses, prepared and set out, when we were passing through , we overtook a team with two men on the sleigh. I politely asked them to let me pass, they granted my request, and as we passed them, they bawled out, do you get any revelation lately, with an adition of blackguard that I did not understand, this is a fair sample of the character of inhabitants, who are ready to abuse and scandalize, men who never laid a straw in their way, and infact those whos faces they never saw, and cannot, bring an acusation, against, either [p. 53]
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