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

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11 September 1833 • Wednesday

on the 11th. of September the following members, re siding in , viz , , , with myself; met and , delegate  to represent the residue of the members in ,  Missouri, met in to consider the expediency of  establishing a printing press in ; where it was  resolved by unanemously, that a press be established, and  conducted under the firm of
Resolved that the above firm, publish a paper, as  soon as arrangements can be made, entitled the  Latter Day Saints Messenger and Advocate.”
Resolved, also, that the Star formerly published  in , Missouri, by the firm of — be <re>printed in this place by the firm of F G.  Williams &, Co:— to be conducted by , one  of the members of the , until it is transferred to  its former location.
The same day. was acknowledged  by the Council in Zion, to be the head of the , of  Zion, at that time; &, by virtue of his office, was acknowledged  the moderator or of the council, or .
Ten were appointed to watch over the  ten of the church in Zion.
A hymn, concerning the travels, toils, troubles and  tribulations of the , was sung in tongues by  ; interpreted by Elder .

26 September 1833 • Thursday

September 26th. The Council again assembled, in Zion,  and , , and Isaac  Higbee, High Priests.

28 September 1833 • Saturday

Brother sent his two sons to  to learn the will of the Lord, whether he should remove  to Zion or , and it was decided by the unanim ous voice of the council on the 28th September, that it  was the will of the Lord, for all, who were able and  willing, to build up and strengthen the stake in  ; and was counselled accordingly.
About this time Elders and arrived  at Zion, and the church having made the necessary  preparations, Elders and were [p. 345]

11 September 1833 • Wednesday

on the 11th. of September the following members, residing in , viz , , , with myself; and , delegate to represent the residue of the members in , Missouri, met in to consider the expediency of establishing a printing press in ; where it was resolved unanemously, that a press be established, and conducted under the firm of
Resolved that the above firm, publish a paper, as soon as arrangements can be made, entitled the “Latter Day Saints Messenger and Advocate.”
Resolved, also, that the Star formerly published in , Missouri, by the firm of — be reprinted in this place by the firm of F G. Williams &, Co:— to be conducted by , one of the members of the , until it is transferred to its former location.
The same day. was acknowledged by the Council in Zion, to be the head of the , of Zion, at that time; &, by virtue of his office, was acknowledged the moderator or of the council, or .
Ten were appointed to watch over the ten of the church in Zion.
A hymn, concerning the travels, toils, troubles and tribulations of the , was sung in tongues by ; interpreted by Elder .

26 September 1833 • Thursday

September 26th. The Council again assembled, in Zion, and , , and Isaac Higbee, High Priests.

28 September 1833 • Saturday

Brother sent his two sons to to learn the will of the Lord, whether he should remove to Zion or , and it was decided by the unanimous voice of the council on the 28th September, that it was the will of the Lord, for all, who were able and willing, to build up and strengthen the stake in ; and was counselled accordingly.
About this time Elders and arrived at Zion, and the church having made the necessary preparations, Elders and were [p. 345]
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