Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 4, 1 March–22 June 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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and he appeared more mild than he had done and as though he was almost persuaded. he had been influen[ce]d by false reports. to some extent.—
. & were in s Hotel when we arrived. soon after our arrival took me in a private room & told me <​as a frie[n]d​> there was a conspiracy again[s]t my life. . told some of the breth[r]en there was evil determ[ine]d aga[in]st me. (& that with tears in his eyes.)— and that there were those who were determ[ine]d I should not go out of the village alive. &c— was seen Loading his pistol— and swore he would have satisfaction of me and
I had a short intervew with . who treated me with the utmost courtesy.— He is a g[r]eat man & a gentleman—— after dinner (at the 2d or 3d Table)— we retir[e]d to our room. and — who had been to the court hous came towards the Hotel. some one told him . had arrivd. when he turnd imm[e]diately towards the court House again.— My Lawye[r]s— Mssrs Richardson— and. — used all reasonable exertion to to bring <​forw[ar]d​> my trial for Perjury but. the prosecuti[n]g pa[r]ty was not ready for trial. (one Withers. a mater[i]al witness was absent as th[e]y said)— My attorneys called freq[u]ently to report the state of the cou[r]t [p. [135]]
and he appeared more mild than he had done and as though he was almost persuaded. he had been influenced by false reports. to some extent.—
. & were in s Hotel when we arrived. soon after our arrival took me in a private room & told me as a friend there was a conspiracy against my life. . told some of the brethren there was evil determined against me. (& that with tears in his eyes.)— and that there were those who were determined I should not go out of the village alive. &c— was seen Loading his pistol— and swore he would have satisfaction of me and
I had a short intervew with . who treated me with the utmost courtesy.— He is a great man & a gentleman—— after dinner (at the 2d or 3d Table)— we retired to our room. and — who had been to the court hous came towards the Hotel. some one told him . had arrivd. when he turnd immediately towards the court House again.— My Lawyers— Mssrs Richardson— and. — used all reasonable exertion to bring forward my trial for Perjury but. the prosecuting party was not ready for trial. (one Withers. a material witness was absent as they said)— My attorneys called frequently to report the state of the court [p. [135]]
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