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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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22 December 1843 • Friday
Friday Dec 22. 1843 At home. at nine o clock while reading fr[o]m a magazine to my children. come in and gave me the common Mo[r]ning Salutation. and I said God be with you & he said amen.
A little after 12 went into the my room occupied by and . and comemecd [commenced] a labor with Dr [John] Charles. whn to convinc[e] him that Mobocracy is not justif[i]able and I do not deal in politics. near ev[en]ing went to the after my papers. <​Bro David Holman. living about 2 miles from . went out visiting with his family in the eve— when about 10 o clock. discoverd his house on fire neighbo[r]s inqu[ir]ed how long he would be gone. a man rode to —— a co[mpany] went up— securd his provi[sio]ns to them[se]lves & fired the house​>
very warm and pleasant [p. [208]]
22 December 1843 • Friday
Friday Dec 22. 1843 At home. at nine o clock while reading from a magazine to my children. come in and gave me the common Morning Salutation. and I said God be with you & he said amen.
A little after 12 went into the my room occupied by and . and comemecd [commenced] a labor with Dr John Charles. to convince him that Mobocracy is not justifiable and I do not deal in politics. near evening went to the after my papers. Bro David Holman. living about 2 miles from . went out visiting with his family in the eve— when about 10 o clock. discoverd his house on fire neighbors inquired how long he would be gone. a man rode to —— a company went up— securd his provisions to themselves & fired the house
very warm and pleasant [p. [208]]
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