History Draft [1 January–21 June 1844]

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4 March 1844 • Monday
Monday 4th. I suggested to the the name of , of Long Island as a candidate for Vice President.
I insert the following letter March 4th. Dear General. <​(copy to )​>
At early Candle light the , , , and others met in Council <​I insert the following minutes​>
“George Corey came in, and said he was sent by , to get Sheep <​&c​> and other things to carry to the , receted <​to receipt for it​> or agreed to pay lumber. President Joseph said he did not know, but <​suggested​> that it was best, to let the remain as it is until the is completed, <​as​> we need the more than anything else, “ said there was some dissatisfaction about being sent from the without accounts &c and could not have credit on tithing, and one month at the is only called fifteen days here.” I told them they should have their number of days in full, we will let the Stand until the is done, and we will put all our forces on the — turn all our lumber towards the Stack the lumber we <​what we​> want for the and cover it <​up​> this fall, and sell the remainder to get <​blasting​> powder <​fuse, rope steal​> &c.; and when the is completed, no man shall pass the threshold, till he has paid five Dollars, and every Stranger Shall pay five dollars <​towards liquidating the cash debts on the ​> and I will not have the house dirtied.
Let go to the , and take the things wanted, and bring back the lumber, and his wages go on as usual; Let a special be called on the Sixth of April, and all the Called home who can come; let the people of this come together on thursday at 9 O Clock in the Morning [p. 19]
4 March 1844 • Monday
Monday 4th. I suggested the name of , of Long Island as a candidate for Vice President.
At early Candle light the , , , and others met in Council I insert the minutes
“George Corey came in, and said he was sent by , to get Sheep &c to carry to the , to receipt for it or agree to pay lumber. President Joseph suggested that it was best, to let the remain as it is until the is completed, as we need the more than anything else, “ there was some dissatisfaction about being sent from the without accounts &c and could not have credit on tithing, and one month at the is only called fifteen days here.” I told them they should have their number of days in full, we will let the Stand until the is done, and we will put all our forces on the — turn all our lumber towards the — and cover it up this fall, and sell the remainder to get blasting powder fuse, rope steal &c.; and when the is completed, no man shall pass the threshold, till he has paid five Dollars, and every Stranger Shall pay five dollars towards liquidating the cash debts on the and I will not have the house dirtied.
Let go to the , take the things wanted, and bring back the lumber, and his wages go on as usual; Let a special be called on the Sixth of April, and all the Called home who can come; let the people of this come together on thursday at 9 O Clock in the Morning [p. 19]
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