Letterbook 2

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Minutes • 26 April 1839

At a council held at , by the twelve High  Priests, Elders & Priests, on the 26th. of April 1839, when the  following resolutions were adopted.
Resolved that the following persons, be no more  fellowshiped in the Church of Jesus Christ, of Latter  Day Saints, but be excommunicated from the same—  viz Isaac Russel[l], Mary Russel[l], John Goodson, & wife.  Jacob Scott Sen, and wife Sister , Jacob  Scott Jr. Ann Scott, Robt. Walter, Sister Cavanagh, Ann  Wanlass. Wm. Dawson Jr. and Wife, Wm. Dawson Sen, and wife,  George Nelson, Joseph <Nelson> & Wife George Walters Wm. Warnock  and wife, Johnathan Maynard, Nelson Maynard,  George Miller, B. Grigg & Wife, , L.  Gardner & Freeborn Gardner.
The council then proceeded  to the building spot, of the , when the foll owing business was transacted
Part of a hymn was sung in the miss ian of the twelve. Elder Critter, the master workman  of the , then recommended laying the foundation  of the , agreeably to Revelation, by rolling  up a large stone near the south east corner.
The following were present, ,  , , , & ; who proceeded to ordain, &  . (They had been previously nominated by  the first Presidency; accepted by the twelve, and acknowl edged by the church,) to the office of the twelve to fill  the place of those who had fallen,— and  Norman Shearer, (who had just been liberated from Prison where they had been confined for the cause  of Jesus Christ), were then ordained to the office of  seventies. The twelve then offered up vocal prayer  in the following order. , ,  , , ,  and , after which we sung Adam ondiahman [p. 138]

Minutes • 26 April 1839

At a council held at , by the twelve High Priests, Elders & Priests, on the 26th. of April 1839, when the following resolutions were adopted.
Resolved that the following persons, be no more fellowshiped in the Church of Jesus Christ, of Latter Day Saints, but be excommunicated from the same— viz Isaac Russell, Mary Russell, John Goodson, & wife. Jacob Scott Sen, and wife Sister , Jacob Scott Jr. Ann Scott, Robt. Walter, Sister Cavanagh, Ann Wanlass. Wm. Dawson Jr. and Wife, Wm. Dawson Sen, and wife, George Nelson, Joseph Nelson & Wife George Walters Wm. Warnock and wife, Johnathan Maynard, Nelson Maynard, George Miller, B. Grigg & Wife, , L. Gardner & Freeborn Gardner.
The council then proceeded to the building spot, of the , when the following business was transacted
Part of a hymn was sung in the missian of the twelve. Elder Critter, the master workman of the , then recommended laying the foundation of the , agreeably to Revelation, by rolling up a large stone near the south east corner.
The following were present, , , , , & ; who proceeded to ordain, & . (They had been previously nominated by the first Presidency; accepted by the twelve, and acknowledged by the church,) to the office of the twelve to fill the place of those who had fallen,— and Norman Shearer, (who had just been liberated from Prison where they had been confined for the cause of Jesus Christ), were then ordained to the office of seventies. The twelve then offered up vocal prayer in the following order. , , , , , and , after which we sung Adam ondiahman [p. 138]
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