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

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can be every means at hand to accomplish what is needed. In the first place the British Government in have long been seeking the favor of the Indians, and he knows that we can have the influence of the Provinces of to assist us. This subject was contemplated by President Joseph Smith, and he () and brother Sherwood where were appointed to go to on an expedition on this subject. If we were to enter into this matter a council can be got up in , and there will be money and means enough to accomplish every thing we want. There are men there who can command any amount of influence among the Indians. If our brethren go and obtain an influence in the West and these men be advised of it, they will [p. [295]]
can be every means at hand to accomplish what is needed. In the first place the British Government in have long been seeking the favor of the Indians, and he knows that we can have the influence of the Provinces of to assist us. This subject was contemplated by President Joseph Smith, and he () and brother Sherwood were appointed to go to on an expedition on this subject. If we were to enter into this matter a council can be got up in , and there will be money and means enough to accomplish every thing we want. There are men there who can command any amount of influence among the Indians. If our brethren go and obtain an influence in the West and these men be advised of it, they will [p. [295]]
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