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

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men who have spilt the blood of the Smiths.[”]
What has the State of or the State of done to redress our wrongs? Nothing. They have taken away every right they ever gave us. Relative to the project of , the want to establish a government in for fear the British will do it. There is a large portion of which I dont know that any body owns. It is a rich land, many mines &c. If while they are legislating on the subject we can send men to explore the country and seek out a location we will be preparing for the event. While he was at dinner a paper was put into his hands showing a proposition on the part of Great Britain for an alliance with against the . There is no other people in the world who would have borne the abuses we have with patience, but the time has not yet come to be avenged. [p. [24]]
men who have spilt the blood of the Smiths.”
What has the State of or the State of done to redress our wrongs? Nothing. They have taken away every right they ever gave us. Relative to the project of , the want to establish a government in for fear the British will do it. There is a large portion of which I dont know that any body owns. It is a rich land, many mines &c. If while they are legislating on the subject we can send men to explore the country and seek out a location we will be preparing for the event. While he was at dinner a paper was put into his hands showing a proposition on the part of Great Britain for an alliance with against the . There is no other people in the world who would have borne the abuses we have with patience, but the time has not yet come to be avenged. [p. [24]]
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