Council of Fifty, Minutes, March 1844–January 1846; Volume 2, 1 March–6 May 1845

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Coun. the chairman of the committee on the geography of the Western Country requested to present their report.
Coun. arose and stated that they had not drawn up a report in writing neither did they consider it necessary as the substance of the matters they had been able to collect would be printed in todays “Neighbor”. He had spent some time in making researches on the subject. He considered that is perhaps the most moderate climate we could go to. It is stated by those who have travelled the country that it is very luxurious and fertile. It is said to be an excellent Cotton country. He presumes there is no place would suit us better than about the head of , on the . He went on to describe the [p. [135]]
Coun. the chairman of the committee on the geography of the Western Country requested to present their report.
Coun. arose and stated that they had not drawn up a report in writing neither did they consider it necessary as the substance of the matters they had been able to collect would be printed in todays “Neighbor”. He had spent some time in making researches on the subject. He considered that is perhaps the most moderate climate we could go to. It is stated by those who have travelled the country that it is very luxurious and fertile. It is said to be an excellent Cotton country. He presumes there is no place would suit us better than about the head of , on the . He went on to describe the [p. [135]]
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