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

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Coun. believes that the State of will not undertake to drive us, without help from other States. The policy is in time of peace to prepare for war and to have a place to retreat to if any thing should happen. He believes the murder of Joseph and was concocted amongst the highest authorities in the , and they all rejoice in the murder. He dont believe they can drive us but we will have to leave, and will be like , left to apostates.
Some remarks were here made concerning a mistaken notion which had grown out of s [’s] remarks at the last council on the subject of the situation and religion of the Cherokee Indians.
The matter was finally explained. [p. [171]]
Coun. believes that the State of will not undertake to drive us, without help from other States. The policy is in time of peace to prepare for war and to have a place to retreat to if any thing should happen. He believes the murder of Joseph and was concocted amongst the highest authorities in the , and they all rejoice in the murder. He dont believe they can drive us but we will have to leave, and will be like , left to apostates.
Some remarks were here made concerning a mistaken notion which had grown out of s [’s] remarks at the last council on the subject of the situation and religion of the Cherokee Indians.
The matter was finally explained. [p. [171]]
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