Discourse, 18 April 1844

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troops to guard us and protect us from any invasion. Perhaps it is not necessary that we should go to , it is necessary that we should establish independant governments there. We consider ourselves the head, and the tail. We can make laws and send them abroad and not say anything to them about it, untill we get ourselves firmly set beyond their power. I have no disposition to go to , but here is wants to go; and if we can get our petition granted he will go and raise volunteers, and go and protect . We must use policy. We can go on and have our laws and call it a part of our religion and they [p. [200]]
troops to guard us and protect us from any invasion. Perhaps it is not necessary that we should go to , it is necessary that we should establish independant governments there. We consider ourselves the head, and the tail. We can make laws and send them abroad and not say anything to them about it, untill we get ourselves firmly set beyond their power. I have no disposition to go to , but here is wants to go; and if we can get our petition granted he will go and raise volunteers, and go and protect . We must use policy. We can go on and have our laws and call it a part of our religion and they [p. [200]]
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