Letter to John Corrill and the Church in Missouri, 4 September 1837

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& should retain his <their> office as   was objected. The Pres  then arose and made some remarks concerning the  formers Prests of the Seventies, the callings and auth orities of their &c. &c. Voted that the old  Presidents of the seventies be refered to the  of , And also that of if any of the members of  the quorum of the seventies should be dissattisfied  & would not submit to the Present order, and receive  these last Presidents that they Should have power  to demand their & they should no longer  be concidered members of the
Closed by Prayer by the President
Joseph Smith Jr Prest  Clerk
 Clk Joseph Smith Jr Prest
Dear Brotheren
has been in  transgression, but as he is now chosen as one  of the I trust that he  will yet humble himself & magnify his calling  but if he should not, the will soon be under  the necessaty of raising their hands against him  Therefore pray for him, & others have been in transgression but we  hope that they may be humble & ere long make  sattisfaction to the Church otherwise they  cannot retain their standing, Therefore we say  unto you beware of all disaffected Characters  for they come not to build up but to destroy  & scatter abroad, Though we or an Angel from  Heaven preach any other Gospel or introduce [any other?]  order of things <than> those things which ye have received  and are authorized to received from the first  Presidency let him be accursed, May God  Almighty Bless you all & keep you unto the  coming & kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jes us Christ; Yours in the Bonds of the new <covenent>— J. Smith, Jr.
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& should retain their office as was objected. The Pres then arose and made some remarks concerning the formers Prests of the Seventies, the callings and authorities of their &c. &c. Voted that the old Presidents of the seventies be refered to the of , And also that if any of the members of the quorum of the seventies should be dissattisfied & would not submit to the Present order, and receive these last Presidents that they Should have power to demand their & they should no longer be concidered members of the
Closed by Prayer by the President
 Clk Joseph Smith Jr Prest
Dear Brotheren
has been in transgression, but as he is now chosen as one of the I trust that he will yet humble himself & magnify his calling but if he should not, the will soon be under the necessaty of raising their hands against him Therefore pray for him, & others have been in transgression but we hope that they may be humble & ere long make sattisfaction to the Church otherwise they cannot retain their standing, Therefore we say unto you beware of all disaffected Characters for they come not to build up but to destroy & scatter abroad, Though we or an Angel from Heaven preach any other Gospel or introduce [any other] order of things than those things which ye have received and are authorized to receive from the first Presidency let him be accursed, May God Almighty Bless you all & keep you unto the coming & kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ; Yours in the Bonds of the new covenent— J. Smith, Jr.
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