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> April 3 At 1 p m Presided in <a Special Sessions of> the Municipal Court, with <Aldermen> , , , , , & as Associate Justices— , & were brought up on , having been taken away from <the Officer who held them on a writ issued by> ’s Courtwhere <before whom> they had been arraigned on the complaint of charged with false imprisonment. the Prayer of the Petitioners was granted
, , , , & were sworn, & gave testimony in the case— and the Court decided that < &> the two Lytles be discharged, and that “ is a very disorderly person, that this case on Habeas Corpus originated in a malicious & vexatious suit, instituted by against the Petitioners now discharged and that said pay the cost.”
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A was held in the City of . , Presiding— and Elder William H. Miles, Clerk 15 were represented, containing 566 members including 8 26 Elders 15 16 & 9 .
5 Attended the dedication of the which was attended by about 530 <550> members of the Masonic fraternity from various parts of the world, <+> the dedicatory ceremonies were performed by the Worshipful Master : the Assembly was addressed in a very able manner by El. < delivered an able masonic address> <+> a procession was formed at ’s house, & was accompanied by the Brass Band to the hall; & mys I also addressed the Assembly; all the visiting bret Masons were furnished a dinner at the at the expense of the Lodge; the Building is admitted to be the most substantial & best finished <Masonic> Temple in the Western States, it has been erected under the direction of Mr.
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In consequence of ill health, I deferred preaching the funeral sermon <of > until Sunday— & El addressed a very large assembly at the stand