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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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2, That those now here, who shall give a definite pledge of their intention within a reasonable time to remove out of the , shall be allowed to remain unmolested until they have sufficient time to sell their property and close their business without any material sacrifice.
3. That the editor of the “Star” be required forthwith to close his office, and discontinue the business of printing in this ; and as to all other stores and shops belonging to the sect, their owners must in every case strictly comply with the terms of the Second article of this declaration, and upon failure, prompt and efficient measures will be taken to close the same.
4. That the Mormon leaders here, are required to use their influence in preventing any further emigration of their distant brethren to this , and to counsel and advise their brethren here to comply with the above requisitions
5 That those who fail to comply with these requisitions, be referred to those of their brethren who have the gifts of divinations, and of unknown tongues, to inform them of the lot that awaits them.
Which address being read and considered, was unanimously adopted. And thereupon it was resolved that a committe of twelve be appointed forthwith to wait on the Mormon leaders, and see that the foregoing requisitions are strictly complied with by them; and upon their refusal, that said committe do, as the organ of this , inform them, that it is our unwavering purpose and fixed determination, after the fullest consideration of all the consequences and responsibilities under which we act, to use such means as shall insure their full and complete adoption, and that said committe, so far as may be within their power, report to this present meeting. And the following gentlemen were named as said committe; Robert Johnson, James Campbell, Colonel , Joel [p. 334]
2, That those now here, who shall give a definite pledge of their intention within a reasonable time to remove out of the , shall be allowed to remain unmolested until they have sufficient time to sell their property and close their business without any material sacrifice.
3. That the editor of the “Star” be required forthwith to close his office, and discontinue the business of printing in this ; and as to all other stores and shops belonging to the sect, their owners must in every case strictly comply with the terms of the Second article of this declaration, and upon failure, prompt and efficient measures will be taken to close the same.
4. That the Mormon leaders here, are required to use their influence in preventing any further emigration of their distant brethren to this , and to counsel and advise their brethren here to comply with the above requisitions
5 That those who fail to comply with these requisitions, be referred to those of their brethren who have the gifts of divination, and of unknown tongues, to inform them of the lot that awaits them.
Which address being read and considered, was unanimously adopted. And thereupon it was resolved that a committe of twelve be appointed forthwith to wait on the Mormon leaders, and see that the foregoing requisitions are strictly complied with by them; and upon their refusal, that said committe do, as the organ of this , inform them, that it is our unwavering purpose and fixed determination, after the fullest consideration of all the consequences and responsibilities under which we act, to use such means as shall insure their full and complete adoption, and that said committe, so far as may be within their power, report to this present meeting. And the following gentlemen were named as said committe; Robert Johnson, James Campbell, Colonel , Joel [p. 334]
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