Minutes, 8 June 1844

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who was — when he came here had scarc 2 shi[r]ts—— was dandld by the authorities of the .— Now. Editor— of the Expositor— his right hand man who he Confesd to him <​the speaker​> he had had the Pox,— &c—— has lifted his hand againt the municipality of God Almighty, and the curse of God shall rest upon him.
Mr. Washington Peck Sworn— said, soon after came heare said came to him— and wa[n]ted to have <​loan​> some need <​moeny​> <​Witness​> let him have some, and took some jewelry as security, Soon after— a man from across the river came after the jewelry had stolen it from him, or loaned it of him.—
at anothr time wanted to get money— he should enlist in bogus making asked me if <​witness​> if he would do any thing dishonorable, to get, a living— said he would not.— <​said​> he <​witness​> was a <​damd​> fool he could get a living a deal easier than then he was then doing—— <​by making Bogus​> some men high in the chu[r]ch were engaged in the business— <​witness asked if it was Joseph— No said . I dare not tell it to Joseph​> but not Joseph. Witness understood, the Laws were engaged in it— <​ said he​> would be the death of witness if he ever went to Joseph or any one to tell of what he had said
Bill of for $4.00 read— & $1,50 allowed throu
1 oclock & 12 mi— counil adjind [adjourned] 1 hour
2 " 12 mi names called. no quorum council adjnd for one hour
3 oclock 7, minutes.—
<​ recived his oath of office & took his seat in the counil​>
moved— that Counseller be suspended <​from his office as city counciller​> until his case can be investivated [investigated] for slandering the <​this​> <​council and that the notify him [o]f his suspensins [suspension] and that his case woud be investigated at the next regular session of the​> Council— 2d by— —— and carrid—
Moved—
,— Expressd his feelings that had helped make the ordinan[c]es of the and neverr lifted his voi[ce] agaist them. in the council.— and was now trying to dest[ro]y those same ordincs & the chapter <​charter​> [p. 14]
who was — when he came here had scarc 2 shirts—— was dandld by the authorities of the .— Now. Editor— of the Expositor— his right hand man who Confesd to the speaker he had had the Pox,— &c—— has lifted his hand againt the municipality of God Almighty, and the curse of God shall rest upon him.
Washington Peck Sworn— said, soon after came heare said came to him— and wanted to loan some moeny Witness let him have some, and took some jewelry as security, Soon after— a man from across the river came after the jewelry had stolen it from him, .—
at anothr time wanted to get money— asked witness if he would do any thing dishonorable, to get, a living— said he would not.— said witness was a damd fool he could get a living a deal easier than he was then doing—— by making Bogus some men high in the church were engaged in the business— witness asked if it was Joseph— No said . I dare not tell it to Joseph . Witness understood, the Laws were engaged in it— said he would be the death of witness if he ever went to Joseph or any one to tell of what he had said
Bill of for $4.00 read— & $1,50 allowed throu
1 oclock & 12 mi— counil adjind adjourned 1 hour
2 " 12 mi names called. no quorum council adjnd for one hour
3 oclock 7, minutes.—
recived his oath of office & took his seat in the counil
moved— that be suspended until his case can be investivated [investigated] for slandering this council and that the notify him [o]f his suspensins [suspension] and that his case woud be investigated at the next regular session of the Council— 2d by— —— and carrid—
,— Expressd his feelings that had helped make the ordinances of the and neverr lifted his voice agaist them. in the council.— and was now trying to destroy those ordincs & the charter [p. 14]
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