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.
Mailed Gen Smith’s <my> views&c <of the powers & policy &c> to the and Cabinet, Supreme Judges, Senators, Representatives; principal <News>papers in the , (all the German); and many postmasters and individuals.— in all about 200.
< and volunteered to go on the western <exploring> expedition.>
Thursday 29. Called at my , called out , and gave him <> the “Zanesville Gazette” of Jan 31 containing the speech of Cassius M Clay, delivered in Scot County Kentucky Dec 30. 1843 on annexing to the , and instructed [p. 16]