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

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of appointing men, whom we have tried and proven to be true and faithful and to be our friends, and if their is to be any benifit resulting from such an agency he wants those men to have it. In regard to Tax titles he believes Mr Polk has decided that they are unconstitutional and he regards the injunction staying the collection of Taxes as a kind of quit-claim for our benifit.
Coun. approves of an Agency being appointed, and thinks it would be good policy to select one or two who are not members of the Church. The balance of faithful brethren could over-rule them. As to our removal he would think it wisdom to commence forthwith and gather up a company who can fit themselves out, even all the strength of the Church, of young men and middle aged who can [p. [91]]
of appointing men, whom we have tried and proven to be true and faithful and to be our friends, and if their is to be any benifit resulting from such an agency he wants those men to have it. In regard to Tax titles he believes Mr Polk has decided that they are unconstitutional and he regards the injunction staying the collection of Taxes as a kind of quit-claim for our benifit.
Coun. approves of an Agency being appointed, and thinks it would be good policy to select one or two who are not members of the Church. The balance of faithful brethren could over-rule them. As to our removal he would think it wisdom to commence forthwith and gather up a company who can fit themselves out, even all the strength of the Church, of young men and middle aged who can [p. [91]]
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