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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<August 30> on their to . That he also acknowledge  that he has wickedly and maliciously lied, by charging   Joseph Smith Junior of being possessed  of a heart as corrupt as hell.
<Councellors concurred.> The counsellors were then called upon to give their assent  to the foregoing decision, and concurred unanimously.
<Acknowledge ment of  .> I hereby certify that the foregoing charges or complaint are  just and true, and hereby acknowledge the same, as  set forth in the decisions of this , by signing  my own proper name to their minutes, with my own  hand.
(Signed) .
The above was signed for fear of punishment.  The council then proceeded to other business President Joseph  Smith, presiding. Council agreed that the in   be instructed in their particular duties &c on  sunday next, by president Joseph Smith Junr.. It was  further decided that , be appoin ted to take the lead in singing in our meetings.
The council then closed. Brother  prayed, fifteen minutes before 3 o’ clock A.M. on  <Aug. 30th> the 30th. of August 1834.
) Clerks.—
)
The excitement of the people began to repose and the  saints both in and , began to  enjoy a little peace. The elders began to go forth  Two and two preaching the words to all that  would hear, and many were added to the  church monthly.
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August 30 to . That he also acknowledge that he has wickedly and maliciously lied, by charging Joseph Smith Junior of being possessed of a heart as corrupt as hell.
Councellors concurred. The counsellors were then called upon to give their assent to the foregoing decision, and concurred unanimously.
Acknowledgement of . I hereby certify that the foregoing charges or complaint are just and true, and hereby acknowledge the same, as set forth in the decisions of this , by signing my own proper name to their minutes, with my own hand.
(Signed) .
The above was signed for fear of punishment. The council then proceeded to other business President Joseph Smith, presiding. Council agreed that the in be instructed in their particular duties &c on sunday next, by president Joseph Smith Junr.. It was further decided that , be appointed to take the lead in singing in our meetings.
The council then closed. Brother prayed, fifteen minutes before 3 o’ clock A.M. on Aug. 30th the 30th. of August 1834.
) Clerks.—
)
The excitement of the people began to repose and the saints both in and , began to enjoy a little peace. The elders began to go forth Two and two preaching the words to all that would hear, and many were added to the church monthly.
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