History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

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a ; and, notwithstanding the   was poor, yet, our unity, harmony and  charity abounded to strengthen us to do the of the Lord.
Addenda, Note A • 4 May 1833
Note C A. A had previously been held in , Medina county, Ohio, at which presided. The council took into consideration  the standing of Baldwin Welton, Aaron Smith, and  <-[was this Thomas Hays of Richland]-> …….. Hays, ; and , <,> and decided  that their was were illegal, and that the  churches should not receive them in their several  offices. The doings of the council was were reviewed,  and sanctioned by the , viz, Joseph  Smith Jr. , & , and entered  on record in May 4th. 1833. See B. 291
1 June 1833 • Saturday
See Note B. <addenda, page 2.> The building of the in   continued to increase its interest in the  hearts of the brethren, and the building committe  issued the following circular to the different branches  of the Church.
, June 1st. 1833.
To the church of christ in .........
We feel under obligations to write to you, as  well as to all the churches Brethren of the different  ; and we do this, that you, with us, may  exert yourselves to bring about the fulfilment of the  command of the Lord concerning the establishing,  or preparing a , wherein the elders, who have  been commanded of the Lord so to do, may gather  themselves together, and prepare all things, and  call a , and treasure up words  of Wisdom, that they may go forth to the  for the last time: and now, in order to accomplish  this, we are directed, yea we are under the necessi ty to call on the whole church, as a body, that they  make every possible exertion to aid temporally, as  well as spiritually, in this great work that the Lord  is beginning, and is about to accomplish; and unless  we fulfil this command, viz, establish an house, and  prepare all things necessary whereby the elders may [p. 297]
a ; and, notwithstanding the was poor, yet, our unity, harmony and charity abounded to strengthen us to do the of the Lord.
Addenda, Note A • 4 May 1833
Note A. A had previously been held in , Medina county, Ohio, at which presided. The council took into consideration the standing of Baldwin Welton, Aaron Smith, and -[was this Thomas Hays of Richland]- …….. Hays, ; and , , and decided that their were illegal, and that the churches should not receive them in their several offices. The doings of the council were reviewed, and sanctioned by the , viz, Joseph Smith Jr. , & , and entered on record in May 4th. 1833. See B. 291
1 June 1833 • Saturday
See Note B. addenda, page 2. The building of the in continued to increase its interest in the hearts of the brethren, and the building committe issued the following circular to the different branches of the Church.
, June 1st. 1833.
To the church of christ in .........
We feel under obligations to write to you, as well as to all the Brethren of the different ; and we do this, that you, with us, may exert yourselves to bring about the fulfilment of the command of the Lord concerning the establishing, or preparing a , wherein the elders, who have been commanded of the Lord so to do, may gather themselves together, and prepare all things, and call a , and treasure up words of Wisdom, that they may go forth to the for the last time: and now, in order to accomplish this, we are directed, yea we are under the necessity to call on the whole church, as a body, that they make every possible exertion to aid temporally, as well as spiritually, in this great work that the Lord is beginning, and is about to accomplish; and unless we fulfil this command, viz, establish an house, and prepare all things necessary whereby the elders may [p. 297]
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