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

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The object is to draw out of these governors their feelings that they may commit themselves, and then we can let it be known what they have done. This people are the people of every State in the and the governors are the fathers of the States. has robbed us and driven us from our homes, and to crown the climax has taken away our charters. Our object is to lay the subject before the governors, and ask them whether they will lay the wrongs of their own citizens before their respective legislatures and tell them that their citizens are in danger of being exterminated every moment and see if they will not do something for us, and if they will not that we may bring the thunder bolt of wrath against them. He reffered to the action of in relation to their negroes, and the question is will they do it for the negroes, and will they not [p. [73]]
The object is to draw out of these governors their feelings that they may commit themselves, and then we can let it be known what they have done. This people are the people of every State in the and the governors are the fathers of the States. has robbed us and driven us from our homes, and to crown the climax has taken away our charters. Our object is to lay the subject before the governors, and ask them whether they will lay the wrongs of their own citizens before their respective legislatures and tell them that their citizens are in danger of being exterminated every moment and see if they will not do something for us, and if they will not that we may bring the thunder bolt of wrath against them. He reffered to the action of in relation to their negroes, and the question is will they do it for the negroes, and will they not [p. [73]]
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