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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<while the court was in session 2 boys were seen fighting in the street. by Mills tavern. the mayor saw it. & ran over immediately & caught one of the boys (who had began the to fight with clubs) & stoppd him. & then, the other. and gave the bystande[r]s a lecture for not interfering in such cases.— & retur[ne]d to Court>
<No body is allowed to fight in this city but me, said the mayor—>
evening called at
<This day presentd a petition to the house of Representative. signed by 51,863 citizens of praying Congress “to pass such acts and propose such amendme[n]ts to the constitution. as will separate the petitioners from all connection with slavery the institution of slavery.”——>
21 February 1843 • Tuesday
Tuesday February 21. 1843. Mayors court. at the smoke house. 10 A.M. City of vs. Robert Taylor. & Thomas J. Morgan plad [pled] guilty. Taylor for Stealing— & Morgan for receiving— sentencd 6 months imprisonment in . 11 went to Temple. found preaching about [p. [200]]
while the court was in session 2 boys were seen fighting in the street. by Mills tavern. the mayor saw it. & ran over immediately & caught one of the boys (who had began to fight with clubs) & stoppd him. & then, the other. and gave the bystanders a lecture for not interfering in such cases.— & returned to Court
No body is allowed to fight in this city but me, said the mayor—
evening called at
This day presentd a petition to the house of Representative. signed by 51,863 citizens of praying Congress “to pass such acts and propose such amendments to the constitution. as will separate the petitioners from all connection with the institution of slavery.”——
21 February 1843 • Tuesday
Tuesday February 21. 1843. Mayors court. at the smoke house. 10 A.M. City of vs. Robert Taylor. & Thomas J. Morgan plad pled guilty. Taylor for Stealing— & Morgan for receiving— sentencd 6 months imprisonment in . 11 went to Temple. found preaching about [p. [200]]
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