Revised Minutes, circa 17 June 1844, Partial Draft

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Washington Peck, sworn, Said <​soon​> after come here, he came to witness to borrow money, which witness loaned him, & took some jwelry as securiety. Soon after a man from across the came after the jewelry.— had stolen the jewelry from him. At another time wanted to get mony of witness. Asked witness if he would do any thing dishonorable to get aliving. Witness said he would not.— said witness was a damned fool, for he could get a living a deal easier than he was then doing by making Bogus, & some men high in the Church were engaged in the business. Witness asked if it was Joseph. No! said , I dare not tell it to Joseph. Witness undertood him the Laws were engaged in it. said he would better death of witness if he ever went to Joseph or any one else to tell what he had said.
P. M.—
Ordered by the council that, Counseller, be suspended until his case could be investigated for sland[er]ing the city council, and that the Recorder notify him of his suspension, and that his case would come up for investigation at the next regular sessions of the council. -[The order is in the hands of the ]-
Counciller said that had helped make the ordinances of the , and had never lifted his voice agait them in the council, and was now trying to destroy the ordinances and the charter. [p. 3]
Washington Peck, sworn, Said soon after come here, he came to witness to borrow money, which witness loaned him, & took some jwelry as securiety. Soon after a man from across the came after the jewelry.— had stolen the jewelry from him. At another time wanted to get mony of witness. Asked witness if he would do any thing dishonorable to get aliving. Witness said he would not.— said witness was a damned fool, for he could get a living a deal easier than he was then doing by making Bogus, & some men high in the Church were engaged in the business. Witness asked if it was Joseph. No! said , I dare not tell it to Joseph. Witness undertood him the Laws were engaged in it. said he would better death of witness if he ever went to Joseph or any one else to tell what he had said.
P. M.—
Ordered by the council that, Counseller, be suspended until his case could be investigated for slandering the city council, that the Recorder notify him of his suspension, and that his case would come up for investigation at the next regular sessions of the council. -[The order is in the hands of the ]-
Counciller said that had helped make the ordinances of the , and had never lifted his voice agait them in the council, and was now trying to destroy the ordinances and the charter. [p. 3]
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