History, 1838–1856, volume E-1 [1 July 1843–30 April 1844]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<​April 25​> Thursday 25. Instructed to make out a writ of Habeas Corpus, for Mr. of , who was expecting to be arrested by the U. S. Marshal, for getting money which was due him, as he says at .
A play on rational amusement, was to commence this evening, but a most tremendous shower of rain and large hail from the S. W. commenced about 6 p. m, which prevented it. the small creeks rose over four feet high, overflowed their banks, sweeping away fences and doing considerable damage. [HC 6:343]
The is higher at this place than ever known by the oldest inhabitant.
26 April 1844 • Friday
<​26​> Friday 26. At home.
At 10 a, m. The went up on the hill, to arrest , for an assault on his brother , in his own house. , and came down. drew a pistol pointed towards me and threatened to shoot while standing on the steps of my . I ordered him to be arrested and the pistol taken from him, when a struggle ensued, in which , and resisted, and I ordered them to be arrested also, and I as the Mayor ordered the policemen to be called:— then went on to try — he was fined $100 and required to give bonds in $100 to keep the peace for 6 months. He appealed the case at once to the Municipal Court.
, , and were also tried for resisting the authorities of the .
sworn.
Marshal sworn, said swore by God that he would not assist the , and swore by God they would see the Mayor in hell before they would go; and that drew a pistol and presented at the Mayor which was being wrested from him when Dr. interfered:— and said they would be God damnd if they would not shoot the Mayor. they breathed out many hard threatnings, and menacing sayings— they said they would consider themselves the favored of God, for the privilege of shooting, or ridding the world of such a tyrant, (referring to the Mayor).
sworn and confirmed the s testimony.
sworn, and confirmed the foregoing statements [HC 6:344]
, , and were each fined $100: They immediately took an appeal to the Municipal Court.
I issued a warrant for on complaint of , for a breach of Ordinance, in that said to “you”, shaking his fists in the s. face, “are another damd black hearted villain, you tried to seduce my wife on the Boat, when she was going to , [p. 2024]
April 25 Thursday 25. Instructed to make out a writ of Habeas Corpus, for Mr. of , who was expecting to be arrested by the U. S. Marshal, for getting money which was due him, as he says at .
A play on rational amusement, was to commence this evening, but a most tremendous shower of rain and large hail from the S. W. commenced about 6 p. m, which prevented it. the small creeks rose over four feet high, overflowed their banks, sweeping away fences and doing considerable damage. [HC 6:343]
The is higher at this place than ever known by the oldest inhabitant.
26 April 1844 • Friday
26 Friday 26. At home.
At 10 a, m. The went up on the hill, to arrest , for an assault on his brother , in his own house. , and came down. drew a pistol pointed towards me and threatened to shoot while standing on the steps of my . I ordered him to be arrested and the pistol taken from him, when a struggle ensued, in which , and resisted, and I ordered them to be arrested also, and I as the Mayor ordered the policemen to be called:— then went on to try — he was fined $100 and required to give bonds in $100 to keep the peace for 6 months. He appealed the case at once to the Municipal Court.
, , and were also tried for resisting the authorities of the .
sworn.
Marshal sworn, said swore by God that he would not assist the , and swore by God they would see the Mayor in hell before they would go; and that drew a pistol and presented at the Mayor which was being wrested from him when Dr. interfered:— and said they would be God damnd if they would not shoot the Mayor. they breathed out many hard threatnings, and menacing sayings— they said they would consider themselves the favored of God, for the privilege of shooting, or ridding the world of such a tyrant, (referring to the Mayor).
sworn and confirmed the s testimony.
sworn, and confirmed the foregoing statements [HC 6:344]
, , and were each fined $100: They immediately took an appeal to the Municipal Court.
I issued a warrant for on complaint of , for a breach of Ordinance, in that said to “you”, shaking his fists in the s. face, “are another damd black hearted villain, you tried to seduce my wife on the Boat, when she was going to , [p. 2024]
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