Minutes, 4 December 1841, Draft

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& being biassed, from what has been stated before this Col..— but <​that as​> it had not been proved that the <​​> connived at the escape of the accused, He therefore wd not vote for his Removal.—
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Colr. Joseph Smith— said he thought there might be some Censure thrown upon him <​Colr. Smith​>.— & if the erred in Judgment, so did the Speaker, & <​said​> if the <​​> had attempted to arrest the <​accused​>, he might have lost his Life.— & spoke to Considerable length.—
again said he considered the was guilty of a palpable Omission of Duty, but not accessary to any Crime, or Criminality.—
, said there was not any charge against the upon which he should be degraged by the decision of this Council, & spoke at length, & wished for an honorable acquittal of the from the present charge.—
, stated his views of the Case, & considered the guilty of neglect of Duty, & highly Culpable, & spoke to some extent, & thought he should be removed.—
, again spoke, in Support of what he had already said, in support of the Petn.. —
, said he considered the had made an omission of Duty, but wd not vote for a Removal. [p. 48]
& being biassed, from what has been stated before this Col..— but that as it had not been proved that the connived at the escape of the accused, He therefore wd not vote for his Removal.—
Colr. Joseph Smith— said he thought there might be some Censure thrown upon him Colr. Smith.— & if the erred in Judgment, so did the Speaker, & said if the had attempted to arrest the accused, he might have lost his Life.— & spoke to Considerable length.—
again said he considered the was guilty of a palpable Omission of Duty, but not accessary to any Crime, or Criminality.—
, said there was not any charge against the upon which he should be degraged by the decision of this Council, & spoke at length, & wished for an honorable acquittal of the from the present charge.—
, stated his views of the Case, & considered the guilty of neglect of Duty, & highly Culpable, & spoke to some extent, & thought he should be removed.—
, again spoke, in Support of what he had already said, in support of the Petn.. —
, said he considered the had made an omission of Duty, but wd not vote for a Removal. [p. 48]
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