wished to retain his standing in the council. He had been solicited to go to and would like to go, but if the council were not willing he did not feel disposed to lose his standing for any other consideration.
On motion had leave to go to .
Er s excuse was received.
Er wished the chair to instruct the new members, relative to the importance of all the members being present.
The chairman gave the necessary instruction, and said some things relative to men being disposed to hearken &c.