Letterbook 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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be received into fellowship.
Resolved 4th. That  be appointed Clerk protem.
Resolved 5th. That  case, relative to his circumstances, be refered to the Bishops..
Resolved 6th. that Br. [David W.] Rogers, receive some money to  remunerate him for his services in transacting business  for the Church in
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Minutes • 4–5 May 1839

Minutes of a General conference held by the church  of Latter Day Saints, at the Presbyterian Camp ground,  near , Adams County, Illinois, on Saturday the  4th of May A.D. 1839.
At a quarter past eleven o’clock  meeting was called to order, and Pret. Joseph Smith Jr.  appointed Chairman, A hymn was then sung, when  Prest. Smith, mad[e] a few observations on the state of his  peculiar feelings, after having been separated from the  Bretheren so long &c &c, and then proceeded to open the  meeting by prayer. After some preliminary observa tions by Elder and , concerning  a certain purchase of Land in the , made by  for the Church by the Presidency, when the following  resolutions were unanimously adopted
Resolved 1st. That &  , be appointed a traveling committee,  to gather up and obtain all the libelous reports, and  publications, which have been circulated against our  Church, as well as other historical matter, connected  with said Church, that they can possibly obtain.
Resolved 2d. That be appointed, or  received into the Church, in full Bishopric. [p. 140]
be received into fellowship.
Resolved 4th. That be appointed Clerk protem.
Resolved 5th. That case, relative to his circumstances, be refered to the Bishops..
Resolved 6th. that Br. [David W.] Rogers, receive some money to remunerate him for his services in transacting business for the Church in
. Clerk

Minutes • 4–5 May 1839

Minutes of a General conference held by the church of Latter Day Saints, at the Presbyterian Camp ground, near , Adams County, Illinois, on Saturday the 4th of May A.D. 1839.
At a quarter past eleven o’clock meeting was called to order, and Pret. Joseph Smith Jr. appointed Chairman, A hymn was then sung, when Prest. Smith, made a few observations on the state of his peculiar feelings, after having been separated from the Bretheren so long &c &c, and then proceeded to open the meeting by prayer. After some preliminary observations by Elder and , concerning a certain purchase of Land in the , made for the Church by the Presidency, when the following resolutions were unanimously adopted
Resolved 1st. That & , be appointed a traveling committee, to gather up and obtain all the libelous reports, and publications, which have been circulated against our Church, as well as other historical matter, connected with said Church, that they can possibly obtain.
Resolved 2d. That be appointed, or received into the Church, in full Bishopric. [p. 140]
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