Minutes, 21 March 1844

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Er agreed with the preceeding speakers. Beleived congress would grant our petition. He referred to a speech made made by Mr [Robert Dale] Owen in the house of Representatives on the subject of the .
Mr referred to a correspondence between & the authorities of . He said there was a precedent on record and recommended the sending of the petition.
Er was in favor of petitioning Congress.
Prest. Joseph Smith the chairman made some very encouraging and instructive remarks on the subject before the council. After which there was a call for the question which was put & unanimous [p. [42]]
Er agreed with the preceeding speakers. Beleived congress would grant our petition. He referred to a speech made made by Mr Robert Dale Owen in the house of Representatives on the subject of the .
Mr referred to a correspondence between & the authorities of . He said there was a precedent on record and recommended the sending of the petition.
Er was in favor of petitioning Congress.
Prest. Joseph Smith the chairman made some very encouraging and instructive remarks on the subject before the council. After which there was a call for the question which was put & unanimous [p. [42]]
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