Revised Minutes, circa 17 June 1844, Partial Draft

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his frind for the interview, and the next thing <​notice​> he heard from him was the followi was a letter, the of which the following is a copy.—
(here copy the letter)
Superscribed, “Gen J. Smith, Presnt.”
Mayor continued:— and when left his house, he went to a shoe shop on the hill and said reported, that “Joseph said if he would come back -[to the church,]- he would give him s place in the church, and a hat full of specie & so
, Sworn— said that the conversation as stated by the Mayor was correct, was at <​or near​> the May <​June​> 7[th] about 10 o clock, when rode up and enquired if Gen Smith was at home, witness told him he believed he was,— , went into the , witness followed. was there, the Gen & others looking at some specimens of penmanship, something was said respecting a conversaton at that time, between the Gen & ;— Gen Smith observed to , if he had a conversation he would want others presnt,— The said he would have a word with him by himself; and went into the Hall. went to the door, that he might see & hear what was passing: They still continued to talk on the subject of a conversation that they might have afterwrds, with others present, that Mr Smith might choose & might choose, left, & went [p. 5]
his frind for the interview, and the next notice was a letter, of which the following is a copy.—
(here copy the letter)
Superscribed, “Gen J. Smith, Presnt.”
Mayor continued:— and when left his house, he went to a shoe shop on the hill and reported, that “Joseph said if he would come back he would give him s place in the church, and a hat full of specie
, Sworn— said that the conversation as stated by the Mayor was correct, was at the June 7[th] , when rode up and enquired if Gen Smith was at home, witness told him he believed he was,— , went into the , witness followed. was there, the Gen & others looking at some specimens of penmanship, something was respecting a conversaton at that time, between the Gen & ;— Gen Smith observed to , if he had a conversation he would want others presnt,— The said he would have a word with him by himself; and went into the Hall. went to the door, that he might see & hear what was passing: They still continued to talk on the subject of a conversation that they might have afterwrds, with others present, that Mr Smith might choose & might choose, left, & went [p. 5]
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