Discourse, 7 March 1844–A, as Reported by Willard Richards

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another. thing. I want to speak about the Lawyers— of this .— I have good feelings & and I will reprove them— and the prophets always did say wo unto you ye Lawyers.— the Maratim [maritime] laws of the have ced[ed] up th[e] tolls wharfage &c. to th[e] respective corporations who have jurisdi[c]tion. &c——
Shallow drafts intoxicate th[e] brain &c—
<​Look at the reason.—​>
no vessel could land any where, if subj[e]ct to individuals laws.—— Co[r]poration owns the streets of th[e] . and have a right to tax the Boats to make wharfs. th[e] same as to tax citizns to make roads— want evry man in this to stay at home & let. the Boat Captai[n]s. [p. [12]]
another. thing. I want to speak about the Lawyers— of this .— I have good feelings & and I will reprove them— and the prophets always did say wo unto you ye Lawyers.— the Maratim [maritime] laws of the have ceded up the tolls wharfage &c. to the respective corporations who have jurisdiction. &c——
Shallow drafts intoxicate the brain &c—
Look at the reason.—
no vessel could land any where, if subject to individuals laws.—— Corporation owns the streets of the . and have a right to tax the Boats to make wharfs. the same as to tax citizns to make roads— want evry man in this to stay at home & let. the Boat Captains. [p. [12]]
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