History draft; handwriting of , John L. Smith, Jonathan Grimshaw, Robert L. Campbell, , , and ; 101 numbered pages plus several inserted pages; CHL. This manuscript covers the period from 1 March 1843 to 31 December 1843.
<Monday 9th.—> Attended , and preached a funeral sermon on the death of General ; of which the following is a <a brief synopsis of which <as reported by >> will be found <ex[amine]d> <The following> “Minutes of a Special Conference” <in the minutes below.> brief synopsis as reported by . (see MS. <& copy>)
(in) I here insert the Conference minutes from the Times & Seasons:
“Minutes of a Special Conference
(page 329— <(Red)> leaving out the funeral sermon, and ending with) benediction of the President. Joseph Smith, President. , Clerk.”
The missionaries to the went on board the Ship “Timoleon,” <Capt. Plasket,> at New Bedford, and got under weigh. paid <donated> $30000/100 towards their passage and fit out. Elder Knowlton F. Hanks’ health was very poor.