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

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The then called for the report of the committees appointed at the last council. The committee on foreign relations being first their chairman presented their report which was read by the clerk, and followed by explanation from . The report was merely a list of articles they considered necessary for the expedition.
Some remarks were then made relative to the duty of the committee on foreign relations.
The said we must find our resources without taking church property, and he proposed that this same committee devise means for the expedition and enter into measure themselves to raise them, and let those who are able bear their own expenses. Since he has been in this church, he has never received the first thing from brother Joseph or the [p. [79]]
The then called for the report of the committees appointed at the last council. The committee on foreign relations being first their chairman presented their report which was read by the clerk, and followed by explanation from . The report was merely a list of articles they considered necessary for the expedition.
Some remarks were then made relative to the duty of the committee on foreign relations.
The said we must find our resources without taking church property, and he proposed that this same committee devise means for the expedition and enter into measure themselves to raise them, and let those who are able bear their own expenses. Since he has been in this church, he has never received the first thing from brother Joseph or the [p. [79]]
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