Minutes, 1 July 1844, as Reported by John McEwan

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stains the state of and the faith of the and the pledged faith of the is gone and stained with the blood of innocence, <​&​> I again pledge myself in [be]half of this community, this people will not be the first to rise up & avenge themselves of the blood of the two of their best friends they also testified before the himself that they would sustain the laws & the constitution of the And also they would stand by the & help him to keep the laws of the state of , and would do all they could to sustain the peace on their parts, and I can assure you that if the can manage human butchers— he will having nothing to fear from armless, timid & law abiding people of the city of The called for our public arms and took them away and we
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and be cool. and calm & deliberate and considerate and lay down your Arms except in defence of your families & homes and in case of an attack [remainder of page blank] [p. [2]]
stains the state of and the faith of the and the pledged faith of the is gone and stained with the blood of innocence, & I again pledge myself in [be]half of this community, this people will not be the first to rise up & avenge themselves of the blood of the two of their best friends they also testified before the himself that they would sustain the laws & the constitution of the And also they would stand by the & help him to keep the laws of the state of , and would do all they could to sustain the peace on their parts, and I can assure you that if the can manage human butchers— he will having nothing to fear from armless, timid & law abiding people of the city of The called for our public arms and took them away and we
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and be cool. and calm deliberate considerate and lay down your Arms except in defence of your families & homes and in case of an attack [remainder of page blank] [p. [2]]
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