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.
Evening <I attended> prayer meeting over the S in the Assembly Room. We prayed that “Gen Smiths views of the power & policy of the ” might be spread far and wide, and be the means of opening the hearts of the people. I gave some important instructions Some rain this evening cloudy & foggy. & prophesied that within five years we should be rid <out of the power> of our old enemies, whether they were apostates or of the world, and wished & told the brethren to record it, that when it comes to pass they need not say they had forgotten the saying.
Monday 26. At home, <rainy dull day> a cold wind from the North.
In the afternoon held court at the , City of vs on complaint of for slandering language concerning him and certain females of . fined <was fined> $50.00 & costs. his attorney gave notice he should appeal to the Municipal Court & then the Circuit Court. I told him <> what I thought of him for trying to carry such a suit to ; it was to stir up the mob, and bring them upon us. &c.
Prayer meeting over <in> the <Assembly room> in the afternoon. <My Uncle> <& lady were> present <and <were anointed and> received blessings;> and in the evening there <was also blessed.>
< volunteered to join the Mountain exploring expedition.> [p. 15]