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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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They also wrote the Judge Advocate as follows,
. February 19th., 1834.
George Woodward, Judge Advocate, in the case of The  State of , vs, Col .
Sir, The undersigned request of you, if it be con sistent with custom and law, an official copy of the  proceedings recorded by you, in the above stated case,  for the purpose of preservation, as an important link  in the history of our unfortunate Society. Respectfully,
(Signed) ,
, ,

20 February 1834 • Thursday

, 20th. February “1834”
“The met this evening accordin to  determine concerning the going out to preach &c,   opened the council by prayer,
At a meeting held in Pensylvania, Erie Co unty and , by Elders  and , , some of the members  of that church refused to partake of the  because the elder administering it did not observe  the words of wisdom to obey them.  argued that they were justified in so doing, because  the elder was in transgression. argued that  the church was bound to receive the supper under the  administration of an elder, so long as he retained his  office or , voted that six counselors should  speak upon the subject,
“The council then proceeded to try the question,  whether disobedience to the word of wisdom was a  transgression sufficient to deprive an from holding an office in the church, after having  it sufficiently taught him?
Counselors , ,  , , and   were called to speak upon the case  then before the council. after the counselors had  spoken, the President proceeded to give a decision;  “That no official member in this church is worthy  to hold an office, after having the words of Wisdom [p. 435]
They also wrote the Judge Advocate as follows,
. February 19th., 1834.
George Woodward, Judge Advocate, in the case of The State of , vs, Col .
Sir, The undersigned request of you, if it be consistent with custom and law, an official copy of the proceedings recorded by you, in the above stated case, for the purpose of preservation, as an important link in the history of our unfortunate Society. Respectfully,
(Signed) ,
, ,

20 February 1834 • Thursday

, 20th. February “1834”
“The met this evening to determine concerning the going out to preach &c, opened the council by prayer,
At a meeting held in Pensylvania, Erie County and , by and , , some of the members of that church refused to partake of the because the elder administering it did not observe the words of wisdom to obey them. argued that they were justified in so doing, because the elder was in transgression. argued that the church was bound to receive the supper under the administration of an elder, so long as he retained his office or , voted that six counselors should speak upon the subject,
“The council then proceeded to try the question, whether disobedience to the word of wisdom was a transgression sufficient to deprive an from holding an office in the church, after having it sufficiently taught him?
Counselors , , , , and were called to speak upon the case then before the council. after the counselors had spoken, the President proceeded to give a decision; “That no official member in this church is worthy to hold an office, after having the words of Wisdom [p. 435]
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