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.
Monday 27. About 8 A M., I started on horseback with a few friends, went by the , and pursued my course towards , thinking it best for me to meet my enemies before the Circuit Court, and have the indictments against me investigated. After I had passed my on the Prarie, most of the following brethren joined my company, and the remainder soon after my arrival in , viz, , Dr. , , John Hatfield, , Lorenzo Rockwell, William Walker, , , , John Y. Greene, Judge Richards, , , , , , , , , <an> , and and other friends. We arrived at about noon. overtook us three or four miles from the , and accompanied us to ; I had considerable conversation with him, and he appeared <to be> more mild than he had usually done <previously> and as though he was almost [p. 48]