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

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arms;— Therefore you will deliver to , , , and , or to their order, the fifty two guns, and one pistol reported by to you on the 3rd December last, as having been received by him, from the Mormons on the 5th. of the preceding October, -[November]-.
Respectfully,
“Commander in Chief——.”
3 May 1834 • Saturday
, Ohio, May 3d 1834,”
“Minutes of a of the of the , which church was sent to organized in the township of , Seneca County, New York, on the 6th of April, A.D. 1830. Joseph Smith Junr was chosen Moderator; and and , were appointed clerks.
“After Prayer the conference proceeded to discuss the subject of [HC 2:62] names and appellations, when a motion was made by , and seconded by , that this church be known hereafter by the name of the church of the Latter Day Saints. Remarks were made by the members after which the motion passed by unanimous voice.
Resolved, that this conference recommend to the Conferences and churches abroad, that in making out and transmitting minutes of their proceedings, such minutes and proceedings be made out under the above title,
Resolved, that these Minutes be signed by the moderator, and clerks, and published in the Evening and Morning Star. (Page 352)
Joseph Smith Junr Moderator—
, . Clerks.——
5 May 1834 • Monday
May 5th. having gathered and prepared clothing and other necessaries to carry to our Brothren and Sisters who had been robbed and plundered of nearly all their effects; and having provided for ourselvelves <ourselves> horses and waggons, and firearms, and all sorts of munition of war of the most portable kind for self defence, as our enemies were thick on every hand, I started with the remainder of the , from , for , <(note 20 page 16) #> [HC 2:63] and on the 6th. we arrived, and joined our brethren who had gone before, at , about 50 miles distance, [p. 477]
arms;— Therefore you will deliver to , , , and , or to their order, the fifty two guns, and one pistol reported by to you on the 3rd December last, as having been received by him, from the Mormons on the 5th. of the preceding October, -[November]-.
Respectfully,
“Commander in Chief——.”
3 May 1834 • Saturday
, Ohio, May 3d 1834,”
“Minutes of a of the of the , which church was organized in the township of , Seneca County, New York, on the 6th of April, A.D. 1830. Joseph Smith Junr was chosen Moderator; and and , were appointed clerks.
“After Prayer the conference proceeded to discuss the subject of [HC 2:62] names and appellations, when a motion was made by , and seconded by , that this church be known hereafter by the name of the church of the Latter Day Saints. Remarks were made by the members after which the motion passed by unanimous voice.
Resolved, that this conference recommend to the Conferences and churches abroad, that in making out and transmitting minutes of their proceedings, such minutes and proceedings be made out under the above title,
Resolved, that these Minutes be signed by the moderator, and clerks, and published in the Evening and Morning Star. (Page 352)
Joseph Smith Junr Moderator—
, . Clerks.——
5 May 1834 • Monday
May 5th. having gathered and prepared clothing and other necessaries to carry to our Brothren and Sisters who had been robbed and plundered of nearly all their effects; and having provided for ourselves horses and waggons, and firearms, and all sorts of munition of war of the most portable kind for self defence, as our enemies were thick on every hand, I started with the remainder of the , from , for , (note 20 page 16) # [HC 2:63] and on the 6th. we arrived, and joined our brethren who had gone before, at , about 50 miles distance, [p. 477]
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