<Wednesday> March 1— 1843 this morning read in German T&S after which I went with the of the to get some provision for [Thomas] Morgan & [Robert] Taylor who on petition of the Inhabitants of the I had directed should work out their punishment on the highways of
called to get a saddle horse this afternoon I instructed my ostler to put the Lieutenant General’s saddle on my horse Jo Duncan & let the ride the Governor on the Lieutenant General’s saddle.
Signed a power of attorney dated the 28 of Feby to to sell all the lands in Henderson County deeded to me by
Thursday March 2nd<The Ship> This mo[rnin]g <at 10 oclock> I resumed the hearing of the adjourned case ass<in> of <vs> ibsthe in in mayors Court The Trial continued through the day; & was adjourned till 10 o’clock Tomorrow morig [morning] I spent the eveni[n]g at home with &
<Friday> Ma[r]ch 3[d] 10 O’clock forenoon I resumed the trial of , which continued through the day and evening, till near midnight there were many witnesses examined, also many lawyers, pleas, and much law read. It was a very tedious suit and excited much feeli[n]g amog the people at a 1/4 from 10 oclock in the eve[nin]g I adjourned; till Friday melt at 10 o clock <mor[nin]g> to give my decision on the case. duringthethat When I returned home found my better and spent an hour with during the recess of the Court in the Afternoon I called at <with> to see who was sick, I <also> called, at ’s about the same time, five teams loaded with grain, and provision as a present from the Brethren in , arrived at my house, which afforded me very seasonable relief and may it be returned upon [p. 26]