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

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23 February 1843 • Thursday
Thursday Feb 23 1843.— recited in German— Rode out a few miles but did not get off my horse.— P.M. Mr [Walter] Bagby called to collect taxes <was> sent for & came to examine the books.— bro Dixon called to see the mayor about some lost or stolen property.
3½ P.M. the Mayor burned 23$— of city scrip on the stove hearth & while burning said so may all uncurrent. & unsound money go down as these this burns.— said he would pay no taxes on purchase went to to commence preaching.— this morning [p. [217]]
23 February 1843 • Thursday
Thursday Feb 23 1843.— recited in German— Rode out a few miles but did not get off my horse.— P.M. Mr Walter Bagby called to collect taxes was sent for & came to examine the books.— bro Dixon called to see the mayor about some lost or stolen property.
3½ P.M. the Mayor burned 23$— of city scrip on the stove hearth & while burning said so may all uncurrent. & unsound money go down as this burns.— said he would pay no taxes on purchase went to to commence preaching.— this morning [p. [217]]
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