History Draft [1 January–3 March 1843]

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27 February 1843 • Monday
Monday 27. I nursed my most of the day, who continued very sick— went to my issued a search warrant for for brother Dixon to search Fidler’s & ’s houses for a box of stolen shoes
28 February 1843 • Tuesday
Friday 28 mostly with my and family Mr with whom I became acquainted in called on me & spent the day & night— in the afternoon was somewhat easier, <​&​> at 4 oclock I went to ’s to dinner.
I saw a notice in the Chicago express that one had seen the sign of the Son of Man, &c, & I wrote to the Editor of the Times & Seasons as follows [“]Sir— (143) <​(113)​> Smith”
1 March 1843 • Wednesday
<​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
2 March 1843 • Thursday
Thursday March 2nd <​The Ship​> This mo[rnin]g <​at 10 oclock​> I resumed the hearing of the adjourned case ass <​in​> of <​vs​> ibs the 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 &
3 March 1843 • Friday
<​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. during the that 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]
27 February 1843 • Monday
Monday 27. I nursed my most of the day, who continued very sick— issued a search warrant for brother Dixon to search Fidler’s & ’s houses for a box of stolen shoes
28 February 1843 • Tuesday
Friday 28 mostly with my and family Mr with whom I became acquainted in called on me & spent the day & night— in the afternoon was somewhat easier, & at 4 oclock I went to ’s to dinner.
I saw a notice in the Chicago express that one had seen the sign of the Son of Man, &c, & I wrote to the Editor of the Times & Seasons as follows [“]Sir— (113) Smith”
1 March 1843 • Wednesday
Wednesday March 1— 1843 this morning read in German 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 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
2 March 1843 • Thursday
Thursday March 2nd This morning at 10 oclock I resumed the hearing of the adjourned case of vs in in mayors Court The Trial continued through the day; & was adjourned till 10 o’clock Tomorrow morig morning I spent the evening at home with &
3 March 1843 • Friday
Friday March 3[d] 10 O’clock forenoon I resumed the trial of , which continued through the day and evening, there were many witnesses examined, also many lawyers, pleas, and much law read. It was a very tedious suit and excited much feeling amog the people at a 1/4 from 10 oclock in the evening I adjourned; till Friday met at 10 o clock morning to give my decision on the case. When I returned home found my better and spent an hour with during the recess of the Court in the Afternoon I called with to see who was sick, 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]
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