Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 2, 10 March 1843–14 July 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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of .— he still holds that writ as  a cudgel over my head. (U. S. Atttorney  told me all writs issued thus were  legally dead.)— I said that is a stumper  & I will shew them a trick the Devil  never did. <that is> leave them. every man  who wishes to out economically. with  regard to futurity.— let them come over  here as soon as they can settle their  affairs without sacrifice let them come  & we will protect them & let that  governme[n]t know that we don’t like  to be imposed upon.—
about the first of August 1842   came to my house. put on  a long face. said he was in distress.  about to loose $1400 for <a debt of> 300 at sheriffs [p. [66]]
of .— he still holds that writ as a cudgel over my head. (U. S. Atttorney told me all writs issued thus were legally dead.)— I said that is a stumper & I will shew them a trick the Devil never did. that is leave them. every man who wishes to out economically. with regard to futurity.— let them come over here as soon as they can settle their affairs without sacrifice let them come & we will protect them & let that government know that we don’t like to be imposed upon.—
about the first of August 1842 came to my house. put on a long face. said he was in distress. about to loose $1400 for a debt of 300 at sheriffs [p. [66]]
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