Letter from Orson Hyde, 25 April 1844

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cannot be regarded by our government as deviating in the least degree from her plighted faith unless she intends to tamely submit to British monopoly in that country. said he would present the memorial if we desired it. I thanked him for his kind offer, but observed that I was not yet prepared for the bill to be submitted; but wished to elicit all the facts relative to the condition of , and also advise with many other members relative to the matter, and we could better determine then how the bill should be introduced. We do not want it presented and referred to a special <​standing​> committee and stuck away with five or ten cords of petitions and that be the last of it; but we want the memorial read, a move made to suspend the rules of the house, and the bill printed &c.
said, “I am for any how, You may set me down on your list, and I will go for you, if you will go for .” has been quite ill, but is just recovered. He will help all he can. likewise: But says that he does not believe any thing will be done about or the this session, for it might have a very important effect upon the Presidential Election, and politicians are slow to move when such doubtful and important matters are like to be effected by it. He says that there are already two bills before the house for establishing a territorial government in and to protect the emigrants there; and now he says, were your bill to be introduced it might be looked upon that you claimed the [p. 2]
cannot be regarded by our government as deviating in the least degree from her plighted faith unless she intends to tamely submit to British monopoly in that country. said he would present the memorial if we desired it. I thanked him for his kind offer, but observed that I was not yet prepared for the bill to be submitted; but wished to elicit all the facts relative to the condition of , and also advise with many other members relative to the matter, and we could better determine then how the bill should be introduced. We do not want it presented and referred to a standing committee and stuck away with five or ten cords of petitions and that be the last of it; but we want the memorial read, a move made to suspend the rules of the house, and the bill printed &c.
said, “I am for any how, You may set me down on your list, and I will go for you, if you will go for .” has been quite ill, but is just recovered. He will help all he can. likewise: But says that he does not believe any thing will be done about or the this session, for it might have a very important effect upon the Presidential Election, and politicians are slow to move when such doubtful and important matters are like to be effected by it. He says that there are already two bills before the house for establishing a territorial government in and to protect the emigrants there; and now he says, were your bill to be introduced it might be looked upon that you claimed the [p. 2]
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