Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 1, 21 December 1842–10 March 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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it as long as I could. then Jumped over the rail into the hall. caught a rod of Iron. & went at them cursing & swearing at them in the most awful manner. & drove them all out of the hou[s]e I went to the door & told them to send me a clerk & I will <would> make some laws <that would do good>
There was quite a collection aro[u]nd the <state> house trying to raise an army to take me.— & there were many horses— tied round the square. I thought th[e]y would not have the privilige of getting me so. I took a rod of Iron & mowed my way. through their way <ranks> [p. [142]]
it as long as I could. then Jumped over the rail into the hall. caught a rod of Iron. & went at them cursing & swearing at them in the most awful manner. & drove them all out of the house I went to the door & told them to send me a clerk & I would make some laws that would do good
There was quite a collection around the state house trying to raise an army to take me.— & there were many horses— tied round the square. I thought they would not have the privilige of getting me so. I took a rod of Iron & mowed my way. through their ranks [p. [142]]
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