Letterbook 2

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and then the twelve, took their leaf leave agreeably to rev elation, viz, , , Norman  Shearer, Wm. Burton, , , Wm. C. Clark, John W. Clark, , , Richard Howard, Mary ann  Peck, Artimesha Grainger, Martha Peck Sarah  Grainger, , & Daniel  Shearer,
Elder , then placed the stone,  before alluded to, in its regular position; after which,  in consequence of its the peculiar situation of the Saints,  he thought it wisdom to adjourn, untill some future  time, when the Lord shall open the way, expressing  his determination, then to proceed with the building
Minutes • 24 April 1839
A Council held in on the 24th  day of April A.D. 1839, when President Joseph Smith <Jr>  was called to the chair, and Br. chosen clerk;
After prayer, by the Chairman, Elder  arose and explained the object of the meeting— A  document intended for publication was handed in, touching  certain things, relative to disorderly persons, who have or may  represent themselves as belonging to our Church; which  document was approved by the Council.
After which it was resolved firstly, That President  J. Smith Jr., , and B. , visit the   immediately, for the purpose of making  a location for the church.
Resolved 2d. That the advise of this  Conference to the Bretheren in general is, that as many  of them as are able, move north to as soon  as they possibly can
Resolved 3d. that all the prisoners [p. 139]
and then the twelve, took their leave agreeably to revelation, viz, , , Norman Shearer, Wm. Burton, , , Wm. C. Clark, John W. Clark, , , Richard Howard, Mary ann Peck, Artimesha Grainger, Martha Peck Sarah Grainger, , & Daniel Shearer,
Elder , then placed the stone, before alluded to, in its regular position; after which, in consequence of the peculiar situation of the Saints, he thought it wisdom to adjourn, untill some future time, when the Lord shall open the way, expressing his determination, then to proceed with the building
Minutes • 24 April 1839
A Council held in on the 24th day of April A.D. 1839, when President Joseph Smith Jr was called to the chair, and Br. chosen clerk;
After prayer, by the Chairman, Elder arose and explained the object of the meeting— A document intended for publication was handed in, touching certain things, relative to disorderly persons, who have or may represent themselves as belonging to our Church; which document was approved by the Council.
After which it was resolved firstly, That President J. Smith Jr., , and B. , visit the immediately, for the purpose of making a location for the church.
Resolved 2d. That the advise of this Conference to the Bretheren in general is, that as many of them as are able, move north to as soon as they possibly can
Resolved 3d. that all the prisoners [p. 139]
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