Minutes, 13 May 1844

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most likely they would have granted it. We want the whole bill or nothing We feel indignant that any man should offer to strike out any part of our memorial, and wanted a rebuke sent on to .
said that in the war they took private citizens and made generals of them, and it was not unconstitutional.
Er proposed that if the bill could be passed by striking out of the bill, “United States army &c” it would be better to pass it.
The chairman said if they would not pass the bill with the clause they would not pass it without. It was [p. [246]]
most likely they would have granted it. We want the whole bill or nothing We feel indignant that any man should offer to strike out any part of our memorial, and wanted a rebuke sent on to .
said that in the war they took private citizens and made generals of them, and it was not unconstitutional.
Er proposed that if the bill could be passed by striking out of the bill, “United States army &c” it would be better to pass it.
The chairman said if they would not pass the bill with the clause they would not pass it without. It was [p. [246]]
Page [246]