for those that he said he wanted presnt, and would return soon with them,— things thinks he heard all the conversation, heard nothing abut Gen Smith’s making any offers to to settle, was present all the time. < said he had seen foster and talked with him.—>
— Mayor Said he wished it disti[n]ctly understood that he knew nothing about going to see said .
— said he sent to , & Joseph knew nothing abut it.
Councillor , said came to him on the 7th and said he had had an interview with , and thought he was abut ready to come back, And a w[o]rd from with him or Joseph would bring it about [p. 6]