Journal, March–September 1838

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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may know how to proceed to set in order  & regulate the affairs of the Church in zion  whenever they become disorganized The minuits  are as follows;
Minuits of a assem bled in committee of the whole Church on the  3rd. of Sept. 1837 9 o clock A.M. was called upon to take the minuits  of the conference, then presented  Joseph Smith Jr to the Church to know if  they still looked upon & would still recei ve & uphold him as the of the whole  Church And the vote was unanymous  in the affirmative: Prst. Smith then  presented & for his  councilors and to constitute with himself the  three first Prest. of the Church. Vote unanymous  in the affirmative, Prest. Smith then introdused  , &   for assistant Councilors. These  last four together with the three first are to be  concidred the heads of the Church, Carried un anymously. Voted that hold his  office as & continue to act as such  in & that &  continue to act as  The were then presented one by one  When , were received una nymously in their & & were though privileged with conffesing and maki ng sattisfaction, (which was the only  one present at the time) arose and endeavoured to  confess, Justifying himself in <on> <in> his former con duct by reason of the &c  his conduct was strongly protested by Elder [p. 20]
may know how to proceed to set in order & regulate the affairs of the Church in zion whenever they become disorganized The minuits are as follows;
Minuits of a assembled in committee of the whole Church on the 3rd. of Sept. 1837 9 o clock A.M. was called upon to take the minuits of the conference, then presented Joseph Smith Jr to the Church to know if they still looked upon & would still receive & uphold him as the of the whole Church And the vote was unanymous in the affirmative: Prst. Smith then presented & for his councilors and to constitute with himself the three first Prest. of the Church. Vote unanymous in the affirmative, Prest. Smith then introdused , & for assistant Councilors. These last four together with the three first are to be concidred the heads of the Church, Carried unanymously. Voted that hold his office as & continue to act as such in & that & continue to act as The were then presented one by one When , were received unanymously in their & & were though privileged with conffesing and making sattisfaction, (which was the only one present at the time) arose and endeavoured to confess, Justifying himself in his former conduct by reason of the &c his conduct was strongly protested by Elder [p. 20]
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