History draft; handwriting of Jonathan Grimshaw, , , James Ure, and Robert L. Campbell; 76 numbered pages plus several inserted pages; CHL. This manuscript covers the period from 1 January 1844 to 21 June 1844.
Monday 4th. I suggested to the the name of , of Long Island as a candidate for Vice President.
I insert the following letter March 4th. Dear General. <(copy to )>
At early Candle light the , , , and others met in Council <I insert the following minutes>
“George Corey came in, and said he was sent by , to get Sheep <&c> andother things to carry to the , receted <to receipt for it> or agreed to pay lumber. President Joseph said he did not know, but <suggested> that it was best, to let the remain as it is until the is completed, <as> we need the more than anything else, “ said there was some dissatisfaction about being sent from the without accounts &c and could not have credit on tithing, and one month at the is only called fifteen days here.” I told them they should have their number of days in full, we will let the Stand until the is done, and we will put all our forces on the — turn all our lumber towards the — Stackthe lumber we <what we> want for the and cover it <up> this fall, and sell the remainder to get <blasting> powder <fuse, rope steal> &c.; and when the is completed, no man shall pass the threshold, till he has paid five Dollars, and every Stranger Shall pay five dollars <towards liquidating the cash debts on the > and I will not have the house dirtied.
Let go to the , and take the things wanted, and bring back the lumber, and his wages go on as usual; Let a special be called on the Sixth of April, and all the Called home who can come; let the people of this come together on thursday at 9 O Clock in the Morning [p. 19]