Council of Fifty, Minutes, March 1844–January 1846; Volume 3, 6 May 1845–13 January 1846

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The council was opened with prayer by E[lde]r .
The minutes of the last three councils were read and accepted.
begged leave of absence on account of a press of business. He was excused.
Er moved that the committee appointed to examine the law relative to this division of the Millitia of the make their report.
Coun. of the committee stated that they had examined the law on the subject and found that we, as a people, are not liable to be compelled to serve in the Militia, and if we do serve it will be by virtue of the commissions we hold.
On motion the report of the committee was accepted, and they discharged. [p. [5]]
The council was opened with prayer by Elder .
The minutes of the last three councils were read and accepted.
begged leave of absence on account of a press of business. He was excused.
Er moved that the committee appointed to examine the law relative to this division of the Millitia of the make their report.
Coun. of the committee stated that they had examined the law on the subject and found that we, as a people, are not liable to be compelled to serve in the Militia, and if we do serve it will be by virtue of the commissions we hold.
On motion the report of the committee was accepted, and they discharged. [p. [5]]
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