History draft; handwriting of Jonathan Grimshaw, , , James Ure, and Robert L. Campbell; 76 numbered pages plus several inserted pages; CHL. This manuscript covers the period from 1 January 1844 to 21 June 1844.
Wednesday 21. The Rev Mr De Wolfe, Episcopalian, lectured in the Assembly room in the evening. I attended and after the sermon, at his request, spoke to the people, showing them, that to get salvation, we must not only do somethings, but every thing which God has commanded. Men may preach and practice every thing <*> <* except those things which God commands us to do, and will be damned at last, we may tithe mint & rue & <all manner of herbs> & still not obey the commandments of God, the object with me is to be obey and teach others to obey God, in just what he tells us to do. It mattereth not whether the principle is popular or unpopular, I will always maintain a true principle even if I stand alone in it.>
My “Pacific Inuendo” app written on the 17th. <inst> appeared in the Neighbor of today, in connection with ’s letter of the 19th inst <29th Jany.>
Ice left the west bank of the <>, opposite the lower brick house
Very warm and pleasant
Council of the met in my office: I insert the minutes “M a meeting (copy) Clerk
Friday 23 received a letter from <in relation to certain records and a book containing some of the early history of the church which had been written by my clerks, and was Church property & which had been fraudulently detained from my possession> <by >, on Church History <offering to sell some Church Records and History papers <book leaves> belonging to me, which he had unjustly retained from me in > &c. to which replied
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<Copy in open lines> Met with the in the Assembly Room concer[n]ing the <and exploring expedition> expedition. < & present> “I told them I wanted an exploration of all that <mountain)> country;— <perhaps it would be best to go direct to .> Send 25 men, let them preach the gospel wherever they go. Let that man go that can raise <$500> a <good> horse [p. 13]
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