Monday May 13th. 1844 2 o clock P.M. Meeting called by the Chairman
2 Letters from E[lde]r dated at April 25th. & 26th. 1844 were read. In the letters he stated that he had agreed to leave the clause appointing president “Joseph Smith a member of the army[”] stricken out in order to get the document through. <(See after minutes of May 31st. 1844)>
did not know what course to pursue.
wanted our delegation at instructed to press our memorial though Congress as fast as possible without any alteration, and we would continue our petitions [p. ]