Council of Fifty, Minutes, March 1844–January 1846; Volume 2, 1 March–6 May 1845

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and scatter them. But I would just as soon they said exterminate as scatter for the dispensation we have embraced designs to gather the Saints together. If After I returned from at my last visit I found considerable change of feelings among the members of the Legislature. The letter which was sent to me over the signature of I left with them during my absence. They took an extract from the latter part of the letter, and made use it of it as a threat against the . Every man after this urged on the repeal of our charters. They said they had not done enough at us. When the old charter was repealed we got up a new one, which we considered as good as the other. It passed the house, but in the Senate was laid on the table. There was a kind of rumor when I left that on the last day of session the Senate would take up the [p. [13]]
and scatter them. But I would just as soon they said exterminate as scatter for the dispensation we have embraced designs to gather the Saints together. After I returned from at my last visit I found considerable change of feelings among the members of the Legislature. The letter which was sent to me over the signature of I left with them during my absence. They took an extract from the latter part of the letter, and made use of it as a threat against the . Every man after this urged on the repeal of our charters. They said they had not done enough at us. When the old charter was repealed we got up a new one, which we considered as good as the other. It passed the house, but in the Senate was laid on the table. There was a kind of rumor when I left that on the last day of session the Senate would take up the [p. [13]]
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