Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 1, 21 December 1842–10 March 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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5 o clock P.M. adjourned. & immediately— & Newell Nurse were brought in by Sheriff as prisoners for Stealing Goods f[r]om the Store of Moses Smith on the night of the 23d of January. last.— confessed before the Mayors court that he had been visited many times by the Ancient of days. sat with him on the 9. 10. & 11 days of June last.— & shall sit in council with ancient of Days on tuesday next— have had a mission from him to the 4 Quarters of the world. & have been have establishd the 12 of — I have visited them all but one in. the South. I have suffered much for 2 or 3 years— been without clothes & sufferd much I despise a theif but to clothe myself— I opened the store of Moses Smith on the eve of 23d of Janury— by bori[n]g into a bored [board] window & took out the goods present (several Hundrd peices). hid them in the cornfield. & carried them home from time to time in under the same roof with smith. No one knows any thing about the robbery but mys[e]lf— found the $50 bill among the goods. Mrs had a peice of cloth to make some frocks. Witnesses Harri[e]t Nurse.— Mary Olney— Isaac Chase—— Joseph Hadlock Mr Far [Winslow Farr]— Moses Smith.— Decision of court Mr Nurse be dischar[ge]d— & be remand[e]d to prison for trial or bo[u]nd under $5.000 bonds [p. [179]]
5 o clock P.M. adjourned. & immediately— & Newell Nurse were brought in by Sheriff as prisoners for Stealing Goods from the Store of Moses Smith on the night of the 23d of January. last.— confessed before the Mayors court that he had been visited many times by the Ancient of days. sat with him on the 9. 10. & 11 days of June last.— & shall sit in council with ancient of Days on tuesday next— have had a mission from him to the 4 Quarters of the world. & have been have establishd the 12 of — I have visited them all but one in. the South. I have suffered much for 2 or 3 years— been without clothes & sufferd much I despise a theif but to clothe myself— I opened the store of Moses Smith on the eve of 23d of Janury— by boring into a bored board window & took out the goods present (several Hundrd peices). hid them in the cornfield. & carried them home from time to time under the same roof with smith. No one knows any thing about the robbery but myself— found the $50 bill among the goods. Mrs had a peice of cloth to make some frocks. Witnesses Harriet Nurse.— Mary Olney— Isaac Chase—— Joseph Hadlock Mr Far Winslow Farr— Moses Smith.— Decision of court Mr Nurse be discharged— & be remanded to prison for trial or bound under $5.000 bonds [p. [179]]
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