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.
Tuesday May 28th.— At home all day. Rain in the afternoon. The “Maid of Iowa” started for theIowa river, at 11 A. M.
I received the following <a> letter:— <from Mr dated> “ (see file) .” <May 20. 1844 expressing his strong desires that I should allow my name to stand as candidate for the President of the urging many reasons for his request.>
29 At home <Rain in the morning—> of Iowa came in, & arrested on a warrant issued by Judge of Circuit Court— during our conversation in the afternoon we learned to our mutual joy that we were of one origin
Received the following letter “Baltimore May 9— (copy) ”
<30> Thursday 30 Municipal Court met at 10 A M. <Joseph> Smith Mayor & Chief Justice <over which I> presiding <presided>, and <Present> , , , & Aldermen, Associate Justices. was brought up on , from the custody of the complainant. (see Municipal docket page 97, & 98 & 99 <copy> from “” to the words “costs of suit”)
<Afterward> another petition for another writ of Habeus Corpus was and <presented> and the writ issued and tried; I copy the minutes from the Municipal docket:— <“State of > (see page 100) for costs.”
Evening, was going to ; swore out an for $7775/100. came forward and acknowledged the fee bill, and was afterwards heard threatened to bring the dragoons in order to get .
called for a copy of the proceedings of the Municipal Court.
I wrote the following letter <to >:— “ (see file) Smith”
On a recent trip of the Osprey on her downward trip to
An <Presidential> election was recently held on board the Osprey, and the result was as follows:—