In your Last weeks paper I proposed giving your reader a acount of the proceedings of the City Councill relative to the “Nauvoo Expositor”, but my time fordids any thing more than a brief, synopsis, of the Municipality of the . —
Synopsis of the <proceedings of the> Municipalityof the City of .— relative <relative> to the desrtuction of the Press & fixtures of the “Nauvoo Expositer.”
City Counicl— Regular Session, June 8th 1844.
June 8th 1844
In connection with other business, as stated in Last weeks paper the Mayor, remarked that he believed it generally the case, that when a man goes to law, he, has an unjust ca[u]se & wants to go before some one who wa[n]ts bisiness, and that he had very few cases on his docked docket— and <referring to — editor of the Nauvoo Expositor,> suggested the proprity of first purging the city counicl and referred referring to the character the of the paper & propri[e]tors, called upon— <(a Mechanic)> who being sworn— said that, the Laws. ( & ) had braught Bogus Dies to him to fix;
Councillor , enquired what good, Mr & <his> brother, & the Higbees & Laws. (proprieters of the “Expositor”) <& Laws, (proprieter of the Expositor)> had ever done, had ever ◊◊done in the,— while his brother Joseph was under arrest, from persecution, the Laws, & would have been rode on a rail, if he had not stepped forward to prevent it on account of their oppressing the poor. [p. 1]