Title - Diary of James K. Polk. Sunday, 10th May, 1846
Date - May 10, 1846
Publication Information - The Diary of James K. Polk during his Presidency, 1845 to 1849. Published by: A.C. McClurg, Chicago, 1910
Format - Diaries
Collection - The University of Texas at Arlington Library, Special Collections.
Call Number - E415.P76 v. 1
Description - On May 10, a Sunday, Polk and James Buchanan drafted the administration’s war message. Preoccupied with official business throughout the day as the government now prepared for war, Polk remarked in his diary that he regretted the necessity “to spend the Sabbath in the manner that I have.”