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

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signed the Petition for the first,  one— gave inst[r]uction concerning  bonding ⅛ of the lot north of his  dwelling to John Oakley for $500.  $ dow[n]. $100 in 3 month.
¼ 4 P.M. said he would go to printing  office with .
evening at s. with Bro  Dixon from Mss. said that  those who come here having money  and purchased without the chu[r]ch &  without council. must be cut  of[f]— and many observations which  aroused bro. Dixons feelings much
Copy— To the Hon Mr Bryant [John A. Bryan] 2d asst P. M. [Post Master] General  we your petitioners beg leave respectfully to submit that  as an attempt is now being made by certain  individuals being made. to place the Post office in  this place into hands of William H. Rollinson [Rollosson] a stran gir in our place. and one whose conduct since  he came here, has been such as to forbid our having  confidence in him. and we do hope. and pray. both  for our sakes. and that. of the public. that he may  not recive the appointme[n]t of Post Master in  Ills. but that the present post master may continue  to hold the office— Bro J. Smith. If the foregoing can  have a number of respectable subscribers I believe Rollison  cannot get the office. I should like to have it so as to  send it out on Thursdays mail. Resply [Respectfully] [p. [189]]
signed the Petition for the first, one— gave instruction concerning bonding ⅛ of the lot north of his dwelling to John Oakley for $500. $ down. $100 in 3 month.
¼ 4 P.M. said he would go to printing office with .
evening at s. with Bro Dixon from Mss. said that those who come here having money and purchased without the church & without council. must be cut off— and many observations which aroused bro. Dixons feelings much
Copy— To the Hon Mr Bryant [John A. Bryan] 2d asst P. M. Post Master General we your petitioners beg leave respectfully to submit that as an attempt is now by certain individuals being made. to place the Post office in this place into hands of William H. Rollinson [Rollosson] a strangir in our place. and one whose conduct since he came here, has been such as to forbid our having confidence in him. and we do hope. and pray. both for our sakes. and that. of the public. that he may not recive the appointment of Post Master in Ills. but that the present post master may continue to hold the office— Bro J. Smith. If the foregoing can have a number of respectable subscribers I believe Rollison cannot get the office. I should like to have it so as to send it out on Thursdays mail. Resply [Respectfully] [p. [189]]
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