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 re main 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 fail ure, 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 requisi tions, 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 appoin ted forthwith to wait on the Mormon leaders, and  see that the foregoing requisitions are strictly com plied 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 com mitte, so far as may be within their power, re port 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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