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.
cannon. After the dance which lasted about two hours, the firing of cannon closed the exercises, and with our music, we marched back to the . Before they commenced dancing the saints took up a collection to get the Indians food.
A messenger <> came to my clerk, and told him an officer was on his way with an offi for him; <and that the Grand Jury had found a Bill against me for adultery on the testimony of > he had come from in 2 <H[ours]> 30 <M[inutes]> to bring the news. . came to my house and staid all night. came from , and said <that> had been swearing that I swore to the complaint on which was arrested. I instructed and to go to in the morning, and have him indicted for perjury; as I never did swear to the complaint. The officer was after also; and report says , & . Past nine P. M, I walked a little way with for exercise
My brother called in the evening, and cautioned me about <against> speaking so freely about my enemies &c, in such a manner as to make it actionable. I told him <that> six months would not roll over his head before they would swear twelve as palpable lies about him as they had about me.
A Prest. left at noon in the Steamboat “Louis Phillippe”.