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

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to see the enemies have the benifit of them and in due time we will come back and take a courage scourge of small cords and scourge our enemies with an Almighty scourging. He can take his musket on his shoulder and two six shooters in his pockets with some ammunition and travel from here to the in 2 months and he is not very stout. He is in favor of adopting the easiest course.
Coun. . said if there is an advance company to go and put in crops this spring it will be necessary to start by the first of February for we cannot cross the mountains to Bear River in less than three months and we could not get there soon enough to put in spring crops unless we start quickley. There is another location in the Mexican [p. [93]]
to see the enemies have the benifit of them and in due time we will come back and take a scourge of small cords and scourge our enemies with an Almighty scourging. He can take his musket on his shoulder and two six shooters in his pockets with some ammunition and travel from here to the in 2 months and he is not very stout. He is in favor of adopting the easiest course.
Coun. . said if there is an advance company to go and put in crops this spring it will be necessary to start by the first of February for we cannot cross the mountains to Bear River in less than three months and we could not get there soon enough to put in spring crops unless we start quickley. There is another location in the Mexican [p. [93]]
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