History, 1838–1856, volume B-1 [1 September 1834–2 November 1838]

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Licence, and said clerk of conference shall after the same has been <March 3— Resolutions continued> recorded, forward it to the proper person.
4th. That all official members, in good standing and fellowship in the various branches of this church, be requested to forward their present licences, accompanied by a certificate of their virtuous and faithful walk before the Lord, Signed by the chairman and clerk of a general Conference, or by the clerk of the branch of the church in which such official member resides, by the advice and direction of such Church, to the Clerk of Conference whose duty it shall be to fill a new licence, as directed in the 3d Article: and that all licencences [licenses], signed, recorded, and endorsed, as specified in the first article, shall be considered good and valid to all intents and purposes, in the business and spiritual affairs of this church, as a religious society; or before any court of record of this, or any other country wherein preachers of the gospel are entitled to special privileges, answering in all respects as an original Record; without the necessity of referring to any other document.
5th. that the recording clerk be required to publish quarterly, in a paper published by some member, or members of this church, a list of the names of the several persons, for whom he has recorded Licences within the Last quarter.
6th. that this quorum appoint 2 two persons to sign as Chairman and clerk of conference, pro tempore, licences for the Standing Chairman and clerk, who shall be appointed as named in the 2d Article, and also to act in their absence, in signing other licences, as specified in the foregoing article.”
Presidents Joseph Smith Jun was nominated as Chairman, and as clerk; &, as chairman, pro tempore, and as Clerk, pro tempore. Vote from the several quorums called in their order, and passed unanimously. President Joseph Smith Junior, made some remarks upon the resolution offered to the council on the 12th of February, followed by Pres[HC 2:404]t , who called a vote of his quorum to ascertain whether they would repeal their amendment of the 13th of February, and nine of the twelve voted in the affirmative & three, (viz; , and ,) in the negative, and the original Bill of the 12th of February was passed. dismissed by prayer ½ past 9 o clock. Clerk
4 March 1836 • Friday
<4.> Friday March 4th. attended school as usual. The sleighing is failing fast, the icy chains of winter seem to be giving way under the influence of the Returning sun. and spring will soon open to us with all its charms.
5 March 1836 • Saturday
<5.> Saturday 5th. Attended school. P.M. the took fire and the lumber was principally consumed. This is the fifth or sixth time, it has burned this winter, to the best of my recollection.
6 March 1836 • Sunday
<Sunday 6.> Sunday 6th. Spent the day at home in the enjoyment of the [p. 710]
Licence, and said clerk of conference shall after the same has been March 3— Resolutions continued recorded, forward it to the proper person.
4th. That all official members, in good standing and fellowship in the various branches of this church, be requested to forward their present licences, accompanied by a certificate of their virtuous and faithful walk before the Lord, Signed by the chairman and clerk of a general Conference, or by the clerk of the branch of the church in which such official member resides, by the advice and direction of such Church, to the Clerk of Conference whose duty it shall be to fill a new licence, as directed in the 3d Article: and that all licencences licenses, signed, recorded, and endorsed, as specified in the first article, shall be considered good and valid to all intents and purposes, in the business and spiritual affairs of this church, as a religious society; or before any court of record of this, or any other country wherein preachers of the gospel are entitled to special privileges, answering in all respects as an original Record; without the necessity of referring to any other document.
5th. that the recording clerk be required to publish quarterly, in a paper published by some member, or members of this church, a list of the names of the several persons, for whom he has recorded Licences within the Last quarter.
6th. that this quorum appoint two persons to sign as Chairman and clerk of conference, pro tempore, licences for the Standing Chairman and clerk, who shall be appointed as named in the 2d Article, and also to act in their absence, in signing other licences, as specified in the foregoing article.”
Presidents Joseph Smith Jun was nominated as Chairman, and as clerk; &, as chairman, pro tempore, and as Clerk, pro tempore. Vote from the several quorums called in their order, and passed unanimously. President Joseph Smith Junior, made some remarks upon the resolution offered to the council on the 12th of February, followed by Pres[HC 2:404]t , who called a vote of his quorum to ascertain whether they would repeal their amendment of the 13th of February, and nine of the twelve voted in the affirmative & three, (viz; , and ,) in the negative, and the original Bill of the 12th of February was passed. dismissed by prayer ½ past 9 o clock. Clerk
4 March 1836 • Friday
4. Friday March 4th. attended school as usual. The sleighing is failing fast, the icy chains of winter seem to be giving way under the influence of the Returning sun. and spring will soon open to us with all its charms.
5 March 1836 • Saturday
5. Saturday 5th. Attended school. P.M. the took fire and the lumber was principally consumed. This is the fifth or sixth time, it has burned this winter, to the best of my recollection.
6 March 1836 • Sunday
Sunday 6. Sunday 6th. Spent the day at home in the enjoyment of the [p. 710]
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