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.
I would receive him back on any terms, and give him a hatful of dollars into the bargain. ¶ I went to the about 2 PM, and instructed to answer a certain bill or receipt of .
The first <and only> number of the Nauvoo Expositor was published, edited by . ¶ In the evening I received <an> the following <extremely> saucy <and insulting> letter:— “June 7th. (Neighbor 238) <from> .”
Saturday June 8th. From 10 A M to one P M in City Council; also from 3 to 6½ P M. The subject of the “Nauvoo Expositor” was taken under consideration. An Ordinance was passed <concerning the City Attorney, and his duties.>
preached at the this evening.
Thunder and rain this evening, and during the night.
A ferry boat came down from with a pleasure party, and landed at the . at 2 P. M.
<I sent> went to to give in <some> lots for assessment, and while there Backenstos told him that had been gone to eight days to try to get another writ for me. also got news that the Democrats had dropped , and substituted Jas. K. Polk of Tennessee for President, and Silas Wright of for Vice President.
I walked out in the evening with .
The following appears in the Times and Seasons:— “ (Page 589) a correspondent of the Neighbor” [p. 56]