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.
Fox swore that I had stated to him that I had not been in the country for 5 years— I told informed the court that Fox swore falsely, ◊sing in proof thereof, that the people of knew that I had travelled thro’ several times, during that time, for the people were all were aware of my having visited this place, which fact alone, should have been <be> satisfactory to them, that Fox was swearing for money— which I learned that he obtained & which was afterwards divided between him & Parker— the magistrate committed me to prison, for my safe preservation, as he was afraid the people would kill me, but he could find no crime against me, this I was told by the officer who conveyed me to prison—
see 2a<5> I was notified that a bill was found against me for breaking jail— and that the <& that the> grand jury had found that they could not <failed to> find a bill against me on the charge of shooting , as the as charged in the advertisement offering a reward for my apprehension
TEXT: The following four-page insertion includes a portion of Orrin Porter Rockwell’s statement noted on page 88. The extant portion of the statement includes numbered pages 5, 6, 7, and this page of additional insertions. The second insertion on this page should be inserted on page 5 of the statement; the first insertion should be inserted on one of the missing pages. (See the complete statement recorded in JS History, vol. E-1, 1827–1829.)