Revised Minutes, circa 17 June 1844, Partial Draft

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Sworn, said told that Bogus business <​Making​> was going on in the ,— but it was too damned small business—— wanted witness to help him to pr[o]cure mony, for the General, (Smith) was afraid to go <​i​>nto it, & with $500.00 he could get an engraving for bills on the bank of . And one on the state of , and could make money— said many times, witness did not know him:— said he believed the Gen had been telling him something. God Damn him if he has I will kill him,— swore he would kill any man that should prove a traitor to him.— said if he could get a company of of men to suit him, he would go into the frontiers— and live by high way robbery,— had got sick of the wo[r]ld.
Mayor Suggested that the council pass an ordinance to prevent Misrepresentation and Libellus publications,— and conspiracies against the peace of the ;— and, referring to reports that, had set afloat; that said he had never made any proposals to to come back to the church. proposed to come back; came to mayors & wanted a priva[te] intirvew— Mayor told him he would have no private intirvew; had some conversation in the Hall with in the Hall, in presence of several gentlemen, on the 7 inst,— offerd to meet him and have an interview in prese[n]ce of frind,— 3 or 4 to be selected by each party,— which agreed to,— and went to bring, [p. 4]
Sworn, said told that Bogus Making was going on in the ,— but it was too damned small business—— wanted witness to help him to procure mony, for the General, (Smith) was afraid to go into it, & with $500. he could get an engraving for bills on the bank of . And one on the state of , and could make money— said many times, witness did not know him:— believed the Gen had been telling something. God Damn him if he has I will kill him,— swore he would kill any man that should prove a traitor to him.— said if he could get a company of of men to suit him, he would go into the frontiers— and live by high way robbery,— had got sick of the world.
Mayor Suggested that the council pass an ordinance to prevent Misrepresentation and Libellus publications,— and conspiracies against the peace of the ;— and, referring to reports that, had set afloat; said he had never made any proposals to to come back to the church. proposed to come back; came to mayors & wanted a private intirvew— Mayor told him he would have no private intirvew; had some conversation with in the Hall, in presence of several gentlemen, on the 7 inst,— offerd to meet him and have an interview in presence of frind,— 3 or 4 to be selected by each party,— which agreed to,— and went to bring, [p. 4]
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