had no chara[c]ter. in . was the reason why he took the course he did.—— <for opposing Mr Smith> becaus[e]. he had no char[ac]ter.—
sworn.— made acknowledg[m]ent before Lodge . made confession— In & at some time acknowledged— it was true— &— understood at the time was engaged with .— guilty of all the cha[r]ges guilty of all the charges sed[uc]ing some 6 7 or 8.— females— knew the chages were true.— and had been sorry 1000 time.—— Many things were chargd agist — who denied nothing.— was sorry— &c— said I told I did seuduce the girls but I did not do it.—— Charges alledegd befor the High Council under oath— vs. acknowledgd— as true being connected with .
— contin[ue]d. Dr I alldged— vs . leadi[n]g yung men &c— of his sickness.— acknowldgd— he had alledged
sworn— said— that he recollectd acknowledgd— that he was guilty of the chages— Joseph cha[r]ged him w
30 minutes past 12 adjord [adjourned] till 2 P. M.
2. P. M. court in session.—
sworn.— preachd at — week last Sunday—— extolld the Laws of the chu[r]ch very highly.—— herd he had apostatizd— on Mondy— sev[er]al on to &c at Laws.— said affidavits had been filed.—— was going out to carry affidavits— was mate on bord boat Nau[v]oo — a clerk—— his common depotmnt.— went in often .— went in abot one o clock at night— saw leaning over a birth [berth].— in the night. no busness there. givn up to ladis.—— [p. 4]