History, 1834–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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6 December 1834 • Saturday
On Saturday, December 6, Presidents Smith, , and  assembled with High Counsellors ,  and , in company with , Counsellor  to the Bishop, High Priest , and <Elder> .
The meeting was opened by prayer, and a lengthy conversation  held upon the subject of introducing a more refined order into  the Church. On further reflection, the propriety of ordaining others  to the office of Presidency of the high priesthood was also discus sed, after which High Counsellor was ordained  <to> the Presidency under the hands of President Smith, and High Coun sellor under the hands of .  The others present were blessed under the hands of Presidents J. Smith jr.  , and , and the meeting closed, after a happy  season, of and a social intercourse upon the great subject of  the gospel and the work of the Lord in this day. [24 lines blank] [p. 20]
6 December 1834 • Saturday
On Saturday, December 6, Presidents Smith, , and assembled with High Counsellors , and , in company with , Counsellor to the Bishop, High Priest , and Elder .
The meeting was opened by prayer, and a lengthy conversation held upon the subject of introducing a more refined order into the Church. On further reflection, the propriety of ordaining others to the office of Presidency of the high priesthood was also discussed, after which High Counsellor was ordained to the Presidency under the hands of President Smith, and High Counsellor under the hands of . The others present were blessed under the hands of Presidents J. Smith jr. , and , and the meeting closed, after a happy season, and a social intercourse upon the great subject of the gospel and the work of the Lord in this day. [24 lines blank] [p. 20]
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