Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 4, 1 March–22 June 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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31 March 1844 • Sunday
Sunday March 31.st. 1844. At home this morni[n]g— at 9. went to my reading room. and signed a <​2​> memorials to Congress— for the privilege of raising 100.000 voluntee[r]s to p[r]otect the . &c— dated. 26.th. also— a memorial to the presi[dent]— for the same purpose— if the other fail.— <​and an introdu[c]tory letter to who was going to car[r]y the memorials to ​>
about noon the funeral of Gen ’s wife— was attended.—
about this time. . one of the police informed me then. [blank] Higby <​&c​> drew a pistol on him the night before <​&c​>. I inst[r]ucted him to make complaint to & have him apprehe[n]ded.—
a very cold time for a week past. [p. [55]]
31 March 1844 • Sunday
Sunday March 31.st. 1844. At home this morning— at 9. went to my reading room. and signed 2 memorials to Congress— for the privilege of raising 100.000 volunteers to protect the . &c— dated. 26.th. also— a memorial to the president— for the same purpose— if the other fail.— and an introductory letter to who was going to carry the memorials to
about noon the funeral of Gen ’s wife— was attended.—
about this time. . one of the police informed me then. [blank] Higby &c drew a pistol on him the night before &c. I instructed him to make complaint to & have him apprehended.—
a very cold time for a week past. [p. [55]]
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