Journal, March–September 1838

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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in a plain and energetic  manner, Stating verious reasons why he would or  could not receive him into fellowship until  a hearty conffession and repentance was man ifested, He was followed by who  acquiesed in testimo[n]y & resolutions again arose & still attributed his diffi culties to the , stating that  he had understood the Bank was instituted by  the will of God, and he had been told that it  never should fail let men do what they would  Prest. Smith then arose and stated that if this  had been declared, no one had authority from him  for so doing, For he had allways said unless  the institution was conducted on richeous [righteous] prin cipals it would not stand, A Vote was then  taken to know if the congregation was sattisfied  with s confession Voted in the negative  Conf— Adjourened for one hour——
assembled at 2 o clock P M. Op[e]ned  by reading singing & prayer, The Prest. then arose  & said he would call upon the church to know  if they were sattisfied with their  and should proceed to name them individualy   &  <*> wire [were] objected to, also but this  case put over untill he should be present, , These were voted  to retain their office & were chosen to fill the place of those objected  to, The Prest. then called upon the congregation  to know if the recent appointed of the sev enties should stand in their calling Voted  that   [p. 21]
in a plain and energetic manner, Stating verious reasons why he would or could not receive him into fellowship until a hearty conffession and repentance was manifested, He was followed by who acquiesed in testimony & resolutions again arose & still attributed his difficulties to the , stating that he had understood the Bank was instituted by the will of God, and he had been told that it never should fail let men do what they would Prest. Smith then arose and stated that if this had been declared, no one had authority from him for so doing, For he had allways said unless the institution was conducted on richeous righteous principals it would not stand, A Vote was then taken to know if the congregation was sattisfied with s confession Voted in the negative Conf— Adjourened for one hour——
assembled at 2 o clock P M. Opened by reading singing & prayer, The Prest. then arose & said he would call upon the church to know if they were sattisfied with their and should proceed to name them individualy & * wire [were] objected to, also but this case put over untill he should be present, , These were voted to retain their office & were chosen to fill the place of those objected to, The Prest. then called upon the congregation to know if the recent appointed of the seventies should stand in their calling Voted that [p. 21]
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