Journal, March–September 1838

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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who had never resisted the Law or officer, neither  thought of doing so, and this they knew at the same  time, or many of them at least, This looks a leettle  to[o] much like mobocracy, it foretells some evil  intentions, the whole uper is all in an  uproar and confusion, This evening we sent for   of Clay County, who  is the major General of this division, we sent for  him to come and counsil with us, and to se[e]  if he could not put a stop to this collecion of  people, and to put to a stop to hostilities in , we also sent a letter to con taining a petition, for him to assist in putting  down and scattering the mob, which are collecting at  ,
3 September 1838 • Monday
Monday Sept. 3rd.  Nothing of importance  transpired this day, onley reports concerning the  collection of the mob. in  Which in part has been collecting and coll ected ever since the  which was on the sixth of August last as  has been heretofore mentioned.
This  evening arrived in  Town
4 September 1838 • Tuesday
Tuesday 4th This day was spent in  council with the He says he will do  all in his power to disperce the mob. &c.  We employed him and (his part ner) as our Lawyer and counselor in  Law, They are concidered the first Lawyers in  the Uper , &  commenced this day the studay of Law  under General<s.> & [p. 78]
who had never resisted the Law or officer, neither thought of doing so, and this they knew at the same time, or many of them at least, This looks a leettle too much like mobocracy, it foretells some evil intentions, the whole uper is all in an uproar and confusion, This evening we sent for of Clay County, who is the major General of this division, we sent for him to come and counsil with us, and to see if he could not put a stop to this collecion of people, and to put a stop to hostilities in , we also sent a letter to containing a petition, for him to assist in putting down and scattering the mob, which are collecting at ,
3 September 1838 • Monday
Monday Sept. 3rd. Nothing of importance transpired this day, onley reports concerning the collection of the mob. in Which in part has been collecting and collected ever since the which was on the sixth of August last as has been heretofore mentioned.
This evening arrived in Town
4 September 1838 • Tuesday
Tuesday 4th This day was spent in council with the He says he will do all in his power to disperce the mob. &c. We employed him and (his partner) as our Lawyer and counselor in Law, They are concidered the first Lawyers in the Uper , & commenced this day the studay of Law under Generals. & [p. 78]
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