Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 4, 1 March–22 June 1844

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25 May 1844 • Saturday
Saturday May 24 25— 1844 At home.—— Keeping out of the way of expected arrests from towa[r]ds night the gra[n]d jury. retur[ne]d from also & .— infomd [informed] me were 2 indictme[n]ts fou[n]d agint [against] me— one for false swearing. by . &c and one for polygamy or somethi[n]g else— by the Laws [ and ]—— the pa[r]ticulars of which I shall learn mor her[e]after.—
Much ha[r]d sw[e]aring before Gra[n]d jury— swore so hard— that I had received states prope[r]ty. &c His testim[on]y was rejected.—
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came in town <​as I herd​> I instuted [instructed] the office[r]s to have him arrested for theateng [threatening] life &c— had a long talk with . . . Bonny— —— &c— and conclud[e]d not to keep out of their way any longer.—
2. P.M. council in my no[r]th Room Letter from orderd an answr also made arrangem[en]ts. to have me have post office.— adj[ourne]d <​to friday next​>. 1 week <​2 o clo[c]k——​>
writes to for Coun[se]l. [p. [132]]
25 May 1844 • Saturday
Saturday May 25— 1844 At home.—— Keeping out of the way of expected arrests from towards night the grand jury. returned from also & .— infomd [informed] me were 2 indictments found agint [against] me— one for false swearing. by . &c and one for polygamy or something else— by the Laws and —— the particulars of which I shall learn mor hereafter.—
Much hard swearing before Grand jury— swore so hard— that I had received states property. &c His testimony was rejected.—
came in town as I herd I instuted [instructed] the officers to have him arrested for theateng [threatening] life &c— had a long talk with . . . Bonny— —— &c— and concluded not to keep out of their way any longer.—
2. P.M. council in my north Room Letter from orderd an answr also made arrangements. to have me have post office.— adjourned to friday next. 2 o clock——
writes to for Counsel. [p. [132]]
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