History Draft [6 August 1838–30 December 1839]

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13 April 1839 • Saturday
<​13​> Satuday 13. went to to close the business of the in that region.
14 April 1839 • Sunday
<​14​> Sunday 14. The committ[e] in Council Resolv[e]d (X. Minites G.) Barlow’s, to send Sisters Frosdick, & Meeks, & bro Wm Monjar [Munjar] amd another family, with Bros Jones’ Burton’ & Barlow’s teems. which had rec[e]ntly arriv[e]d at from .
<​36 families at Tenney’s Grove​> The committe[e] moved 36 families into Tenney’s Grove about 25 miles from , and a few men were appointed to chop wood for them, while was to furnish them with meal & meet until they could be remvd [removed] to . The corn was ground at the committes <​horse​> Mill in . was obliged to secrete himself in the corn fields &c duri[n]g the day, & was in at night counselling the committe & brethrn.
15 April 1839 • Monday
<​Joseph left ​> <​15​> Monday 15. Having procu[re]d a change of venue we start[e]d for , and were conducted on our way to that place by a strong guard. This evening the committee met to make arrangeme[n]ts concerning teams and the moving of the feew families who yet remain in at .
16 April 1839 • Tuesday
<​16​> Tuesday, 16 April 16th 1839 X (L. 6)
This evening our guard got intoxicat[e]d, & X (T & S 7) family. distance.
17 April 1839 • Wednesday
<​17​> Wednesday 17. We prosecuted our journy towa[r]ds . keeping off from the main road as much as possible. which impeded our progress.
18 April 1839 • Thursday
<​ & Sheerer [Daniel Shearer] left .​> <​18​> Thurday 18.[th] This morning went into the committee’s Room, and told the committee to wind up their affairs & be off or their lives would be taken. had gone over the on business. & Sheeror, were presnt. at . 12 men went to ’s <​with loaded rifles​> to shoot him. They broke 17 clocks into match wood. They broke tables, smashed in the windows, while the county judge looked on & laughed. One Whitaker Whitaker threw Iron pots at , one of which hit him on the shoulder, at which Whitaker jumped and laughd <​laughed​> like a mad man. The mob shot down [p. 52]
13 April 1839 • Saturday
13 Satuday 13. went to to close the business of the in that region.
14 April 1839 • Sunday
14 Sunday 14. The committe in Council Resolved , to send Sisters Frosdick, & Meeks, bro Wm Monjar Munjar amd another family, with Bros Jones’ Burton’ & Barlow’s teems. which had recently arrived from .
36 families at Tenney’s Grove The committee moved 36 families into Tenney’s Grove about 25 miles from , and a few men were appointed to chop wood for them, while was to furnish them with meal & meet until they could be remvd [removed] to . The corn was ground at the committes horse Mill in . was obliged to secrete himself in the corn fields &c during the day, & was in at night counselling the committe & brethrn.
15 April 1839 • Monday
Joseph left 15 Monday 15. Having procured a change of venue we started for , and were conducted on our way to that place by a strong guard. This evening the committee met to make arrangements concerning teams and the moving of the feew families who yet remain at .
16 April 1839 • Tuesday
16 Tuesday, “ April 16th 1839 X (L. 6)
This evening our guard got intoxicated, & X (T & S 7) distance.
17 April 1839 • Wednesday
17 Wednesday 17. We prosecuted our journy towards . keeping off from the main road as much as possible. which impeded our progress.
18 April 1839 • Thursday
& Sheerer [Daniel Shearer] left . 18 Thurday 18.[th] This morning went into the committee’s Room, and told the committee to wind up their affairs & be off or their lives would be taken. had gone over the on business. & Sheeror, were . at . 12 men went to ’s with loaded rifles to shoot him. They broke 17 clocks into match wood. They broke tables, smashed in the windows, while the county judge looked on & laughed. One Whitaker threw Iron pots at , one of which hit him on the shoulder, at which Whitaker jumped and laughed like a mad man. The mob shot down [p. 52]
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