Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 3, 15 July 1843–29 February 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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21 December 1843 • Thursday
Wednesday Thursday 21 Called on before sunrise. and told him an alarm gun had been fired. but I believd nothing serious. tooke the key and went into the office.—
a few citizins assembld. but Bro Cairns had returnd home and all was peace— at 12 went into city council— & remai[ne]d till. 2 P M passd ordinanc[e] to prev[e]nt unlawful arrests & Sezures in Read Memorial to Congress for Territor[i]al powers &c <​appointd delegate. to carry it.​> appontd [appointed] Marshal &c. in the eveig [evening] conversd with strange[r]s in the bar room &c
<​J.​> Holman— & left pape[r]s for histo[r]y.
ve[r]y warm & pleasnt. [p. [207]]
21 December 1843 • Thursday
Thursday 21 Called on before sunrise. and told him an alarm gun had been fired. but I believd nothing serious. tooke the key and went into the office.—
a few citizins assembld. but Bro all was peace— at 12 went into city council— & remained till. 2 P M passd ordinance to prevent unlawful arrests & Sezures in Read Memorial to Congress for Territorial powers &c appointd delegate. to carry it. appontd [appointed] Marshal &c. in the eveig [evening] conversd with strangers in the bar room &c
J. Holman— & left papers for history.
very warm & pleasnt. [p. [207]]
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