Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 4, 1 March–22 June 1844

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5 June 1844 • Wednesday
Thursday Wednesday June 5— 1844 Went on the prairie to show some land for sale—
retur[ne]d towa[r]ds night
betwe[e]n 8 & 9 eve stood out to watch the Lightni[n]g in the north, it was most beutiful— & sublime a little thunder—— about 10— a shower of rain passed over— with contin[ue]d rumbling thu[n]der—
I told my clerk it would be fair weathr tomorrow—
Recevd the Book of Denomiatins [denominations] & answe[re]d by letter——
wrote (on File)
very warm— middle of the day therm[o]meter stood at 94½ deg— no rain before this for some days [p. [146]]
5 June 1844 • Wednesday
Wednesday June 5— 1844 Went on the prairie to show some land for sale—
returned towards night
between 8 & 9 eve stood out to watch the Lightning in the north, it was most beutiful— & sublime a little thunder—— about 10— a shower of rain passed over— with continued rumbling thunder—
I told my clerk it would be fair weathr tomorrow—
Recevd the Book of Denomiatins [denominations] & answered by letter——
wrote (on File)
very warm— middle of the day thermometer stood at 94½ deg— no rain before this for some days [p. [146]]
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