Council of Fifty, Minutes, March 1844–January 1846; Volume 1, 10 March 1844–1 March 1845

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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read Isaiah chap 40 & offered prayer.
On motion the name of the council was read for the benifit of the new members & cheerfully accepted by them.
Er called for the report of the Committee.
Prest. J. Smith offered some remarks of a political character and referred to a discourse between him & in relation to our political name. He said that had asked the question as to our political title and he had told him it should be, “Jeffersonianism, Jeffersonian Democracy, free trade and Sailors rights, protection of person & property[”]
On motion the name was unanimously adopted [p. [100]]
read Isaiah chap 40 & offered prayer.
On motion the name of the council was read for the benifit of the new members & cheerfully accepted by them.
Er called for the report of the Committee.
Prest. J. Smith offered some remarks of a political character and referred to a discourse between him & in relation to our political name. He said that had asked the question as to our political title and he had told him it should be, “Jeffersonianism, Jeffersonian Democracy, free trade and Sailors rights, protection of person & property
On motion the name was unanimously adopted [p. [100]]
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