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

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<August 23> , New York: , Bolton New York; Jonas  Putnam, Bolton, New-York: , From the  church in ; Roswell Evans, Waterford, Vermont;  John Smith, , New-York; , ,  New York Hampshire: Oliver Higley, Jamestown; Almon  Shermon, Pomfret, New York; , , New York; , East Liverpool, Ohio;  , the same.
The undersigned, members of this , having  accompanied Joseph Smith Junr. to and  from , certify that the above is a correct  statement concerning his character and conduct.
, ,
<  Justifies himself.> Brother objected against abiding by the  decision of the former , and proceeded to  justify himself in his former conduct, and after  much discussion the following resolution was  offered by the clerk and passed by unanimous  <Resolution> vote Resolved, that in consequence of the stand our  brother has taken against the  former decision of the Council, that we judge him  guilty of a misdemeanor unbecoming a man in  his high station, and except a humble confession  be made to this council, he stand rebuked, and  disqualified to act further in his office in the  , until he make proper satisfaction, or  till a trial before the , assisted by twelve  , can be had, , Clerk of Council

28 August 1834 • Thursday

<Aug 28> <Council.> “, Ohio, august 28th. 1834. This day the High coun cil, assembled according to the direction of  to try brother , charged with a misdemean er. The following is a copy of the complaint.”
<Copy of the  complaint  against —> “To , Bishop of the church of Latter  Day Saints in ; Sir, I prefer the following  charges against , a High priest  of said church
<Charges> 1. He has refused to submit to the decision of a council  of the high priests and of this church, held  in this place on the 11th. day of this month, given [p. 540]
August 23 , New York: , Bolton New York; Jonas Putnam, Bolton, New-York: , From the church in ; Roswell Evans, Waterford, Vermont; John Smith, , New-York; , , New Hampshire: Oliver Higley, Jamestown; Almon Shermon, Pomfret, New York; , , New York; , East Liverpool, Ohio; , the same.
The undersigned, members of this , having accompanied Joseph Smith Junr. to and from , certify that the above is a correct statement concerning his character and conduct.
, ,
Justifies himself. Brother objected against abiding by the decision of the former , and proceeded to justify himself in his former conduct, and after much discussion the following resolution was offered by the clerk and passed by unanimous Resolution vote Resolved, that in consequence of the stand our brother has taken against the former decision of the Council, that we judge him guilty of a misdemeanor unbecoming a man in his high station, and except a humble confession be made to this council, he stand rebuked, and disqualified to act further in his office in the , until he make proper satisfaction, or till a trial before the , assisted by twelve , can be had, , Clerk of Council

28 August 1834 • Thursday

Aug 28 Council. “, Ohio, august 28th. 1834. This day the High council, assembled according to the direction of to try brother , charged with a misdemeaner. The following is a copy of the complaint.”
Copy of the complaint against — “To , Bishop of the church of Latter Day Saints in ; Sir, I prefer the following charges against , a High priest of said church
Charges 1. He has refused to submit to the decision of a council of the high priests and of this church, held in this place on the 11th. of this month, given [p. 540]
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