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

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entitling you to damages, there can be no doubt  entertained of their ample award. Justice is some times slow in its progress, but is not less sure on  that account.
Very respectfully, your Obedt. Servt,
(Signed.)
To Messrs. ,
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9 February 1834 • Sunday

On the 9th. a of ,  and officers of the in ,  Medina County, Ohio, was called together at the  house of Brother Kirlin’s, which I attended. It had  be<en> suggested that might remove from   to , but after listening to the  proceedings of a previous conference, in , from  Brothers and , it was decided that   should not remove; and that the brethren  in should should assist, all in their  Power to build the in ; and  that the brethren erect only a temporary or cheap place  for meeting in , as that was not to be  established at as a at present, and that course  would enable them to do more for the house in  .

12 February 1834 • Wednesday

At a of the high priests and elders  at my house, in on the evening of the  12th of February, I remarked, that I should endeavor  to set before the council the dignity of the office  which had been conferred on me by the ministering  of the angel of God, by his own voice, and by the voice  of this church; that I had never set before any council  in all the order in which in it ought to be conducted,  which, perhaps, has deprivid the councils of some,  or many blessings.
And I continued and said, No man is capable  of judging a matter, in council, unless his own  heart is pure, and that we frequently are so filled  with prejudice or have a beam in our own eye, that  we are not capable of passing right decisions &c. [p. 424]
entitling you to damages, there can be no doubt entertained of their ample award. Justice is sometimes slow in its progress, but is not less sure on that account.
Very respectfully, your Obedt. Servt,
(Signed.)
To Messrs. ,
,
, ,
and
, .

9 February 1834 • Sunday

On the 9th. a of , and officers of the in , Medina County, Ohio, was called at the house of Brother Kirlin’s, which I attended. It had been suggested that might remove from to , but after listening to the proceedings of a previous conference, in , from Brothers and , it was decided that should not remove; and that the brethren in should assist, all in their Power to build the in ; and that the brethren erect only a temporary or cheap place for meeting in , as that was not to be established as a at present, and that course would enable them to do more for the house in .

12 February 1834 • Wednesday

At a of the high priests and elders at my house, in on the evening of the 12th of February, I remarked, that I should endeavor to set before the council the dignity of the office which had been conferred on me by the ministering of the angel of God, by his own voice, and by the voice of this church; that I had never set before any council in all the order in which it ought to be conducted, which, perhaps, has deprivid the councils of some, or many blessings.
And I continued and said, No man is capable of judging a matter, in council, unless his own heart is pure, and that we frequently are so filled with prejudice or have a beam in our own eye, that we are not capable of passing right decisions &c. [p. 424]
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