Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 1, 21 December 1842–10 March 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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at that time— has not been for 3 years— &c but was in when the attack was made on — filed— Ladi[e]s retired— 10½ repaired to the Senate lobby had conversation with Senator . & Mr Webber. (Resolution lost. to make up the defircit [deficit] of the failure of the state Bank to public offices) Major of Sangamon: Senator. appears much like an african Monken [Monkey]. <​at <​one​> moment standing by one stove. the next by another on the opposite side of the chamber. setting down in every senators chair in his way & he never gooes out of his way for his way is every where & his nose in every mans facce. eating apples staring at & pointing & staring at every one. next mome[n]t in the Galery pointing the Ladies to Old Joe. whom. he once drilled his regime[n]t to go again[s]t— & slaugh[t]er him or give him up to an eavesdropper— a monkey without a monkey’s wit​> [p. 37]
at that time— has not been for 3 years— &c but was in when the attack was made on — filed— Ladies retired— 10½ repaired to the Senate lobby had conversation with Senator . & Mr Webber. (Resolution lost. to make up the defircit [deficit] of the failure of the state Bank to public offices) Major of Sangamon: Senator. appears much like an african Monken [Monkey]. at one moment standing by one stove. the next by another on the opposite side of the chamber. setting down in every senators chair in his way & he never gooes out of his way for his way is every where & his nose in every mans facce. eating apples staring at & pointing & staring at every one. next moment in the Galery pointing the Ladies to Old Joe. whom. he once drilled his regiment to go against— & slaughter him or give him up to an eavesdropper— a monkey without a monkey’s wit [p. 37]
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