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

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to this body and we could then take the whole subject into further consideration.
The said in regard to our going under the British wing, they would be more tyrannical than the . But I tell you in the name of the Lord when we go from here, we will exalt the standard of liberty and make our own laws. When we go from here we dont calculate to go under any goverment but the government of God. There are millions of the Lamanites who when they understand the law of God and the designs of the gospel are perfectly capable of using up these . They will walk through them and lay them waste from East to West. We mean to go to our brethren in the West & baptise them, and when we get them to give hear to our council the story is told.
On motion the council adjourned for one hour [p. [17]]
to this body and we could then take the whole subject into further consideration.
The said in regard to our going under the British wing, they would be more tyrannical than the . But I tell you in the name of the Lord when we go from here, we will exalt the standard of liberty and make our own laws. When we go from here we dont calculate to go under any goverment but the government of God. There are millions of the Lamanites who when they understand the law of God and the designs of the gospel are perfectly capable of using up these . They will walk through them and lay them waste from East to West. We mean to go to our brethren in the West & baptise them, and when we get them to give hear to our council the story is told.
On motion the council adjourned for one hour [p. [17]]
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