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 17th. <I wrote the following to my uncle :— “Dear Sir <> (see file) information." <”.>>
My brother wrote the following letter to the :— Prest. :— “ (see file) Smith”.
<I advis> This morning I was arrested, together with , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and , by Constable on a writ issued by , on Complaint of for a riot on the 10th. inst in destroying the Nauvoo Expositor press. At 2 P. M., we all went before at his house, and after a long and close examination we were discharged. <The following is a copy of the Minutes of this trial:— -[copy from Extra]- “For the Neighbor ( ) J. P. <the prisoners”>>
, , and Major started with the affidavit of Thomas G. Wilson and my letter &c to <take to> . <I charged <under oath> to tell everything he knew concerning me, good or bad, as he has known me for several years;> <*> <* and I said unto him , you have always wished you had been with us from the commencement; if you will go to , and do this business for me now in this time of danger, it shall be as though you had been in , and had always been with us.>
made the following affidavit:— “State of (see file) .”
As soon as this affidavit came to my knowledge, I issued the following:— “Mayor’s (see file) Mayor.” “Proclamation. (see file) Mayor.” <(No. 1)>
Also:— “Head Quarters (see file) N. L.” <(No. 3)>
<I also issued an order to Coll. to call out my guard and staff <immediately> to my head quarters, and <I also> ordered the Legion to parade next day <tomorrow> at 10 A. M.:— “Head Quarters (see file) N. L.” >
I advised my brother not to mail his letter to Prest. at present. [p. 63]