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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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10 January 1844 • Wednesday
Wednesday Jany— 10 At Hom[e] ordained Uncle a Patriarch. Enjoyed myself well in an interv[ie]w with Brethrn. and concluded to take a ride pa[r]t way with who is about to retu[r]n to Macedonia.
Lawyer [George] Backman and another Lawyer viz Sherman. & Mr Hamilton called on me from . & stated that our Late ordnanc [ordinance] concerning seizure search & seizure of pers[o]n and property by forcing process— was the cause of dissatisfacti[o]n— &— who let these what led the people to resist the Law I explaind it fully to them. & called the city council— together at my house at 8 7 eve. who passed an amendme[n]t see records— to satisfy the mobocrats. & prev[e]nt mistakes among all.
wrote a letter to Esqr Backman to let him know I had called the council & fulfilld my promise— see file.—
— staid all night at Wilsons tavern in .—
very cold.— [p. [229]]
10 January 1844 • Wednesday
Wednesday Jany— 10 At Home ordained Uncle a Patriarch. Enjoyed myself well in an interview with Brethrn. and concluded to take a ride part way with who is about to return to Macedonia.
Lawyer [George] Backman and another Lawyer viz Sherman. & Mr Hamilton called on me from . & stated that our Late ordnanc ordinance concerning search & seizure of person and property by forcing process— was the cause of dissatisfaction— &— what led the people to resist the Law I explaind it fully to them. & called the city council— together at my house at 7 eve. who passed an amendment see records— to satisfy the mobocrats. & prevent mistakes among all.
wrote a letter to Esqr Backman to let him know I had called the council & fulfilld my promise— see file.—
— staid all night at Wilsons tavern in .—
very cold.— [p. [229]]
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