Theophilus Walter Nixon

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  • Page 263

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    who deliverd a spirited address upon politicks spoke of his fathers fighting in defence of our country spoke of the treatment we had received from the hands of Vanburen & Clay, & Calhoon &c. All who had spoken had the assistance of the Lord; when we closed a certain Dr Smith arose and hurrand [harangued] the people in a vile manner & raised a row their was some prospect of fighting, but with soft words we turned away wrath & returned home ...
    Dates:
    May 21, 1844 May 22, 1844
  • Page 336

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    he lives in 1 mile of Greenfield, he wished to put in 400 bushels of wheat for the Temple September 5, 1844 ~ Thursday 5th Rode to Yrick Tavern took dinner had an interview with Mrs Alney. learned that Wm & Wilson Law had just passed before us, we rode to Mr Kimballs from Maine & spent the night September 6, 1844 ~ Friday 6th Rode across the Prairie swamped our horses, took breakfast at
    Dates:
    September 5, 1844 September 6, 1844 September 7, 1844 September 8, 1844