<Aug. 8th> he would not sign it but said he would write one himself, to our satisfaction & sign it. which he did as follows.
<’s Agreement.> “I ,—— (see Appeal 20th Page) —— J. P”
and we left him in peace Hoping he would abide his own decison and support the Law, we left him in peace & returnd to ’s. at . In the evening some of the citizns of the , from Mill Port called on us, and we agreed to meet some of the principal men of the in Council, at the next day at 12. noon.
<Camp.——> The camp still continued their labors in <>. Many were sick and evil spirits were striving to trouble the brethren, , Carter, Pettingil, & Perry & others spent the evening in walking through the tents rebuking diseases & foul spirits,— & stan[d]ing between the saints & the destroyer. Bro Boynton’s child died, & many were healed.
<Agreement for peace at > <Thursday 9.> The committe. met at assembled at at 12— according to previus appointment, viz, on the part of the citzens. Senator Elect; John Williams, representative Elect; Clerk of the Circuit Court, & others: on the part of the Saints , , , . & othes.— At this meeting both parties enterd into a covenant of peace, to preserve each others rights, & stand in their defence; that if men should do wrong neithir party should uphold them or endeavur to screen them from justice, but deliver up all offenders to be dealt with according to law & justice. The assembly dispersed on these frndy [friendly] terms, Myself & frieds returning to , where we arrivd about 12 o’clk midnight, and fou[n]d all quiet.