Letterbook 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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his own aggrandizement, but rather that of the Community: We feel  warranted in commissioning him to go forth amongst the faithful, as our agent  to gather up and receive such means in money or otherwise as shall enable him  us to meet our engagements which are now about to devolve upon us, in con sequence of our purchases here for the Church, and we humbly trust that our  brethren generally will enable him to come to our assistance before our credit  shall suffer on this account.
Joseph Smith Jn
S. E.
Note of Sanction • 24 May 1839
May 24th 1839 Ill.
Statement made by the of the  proceedings of the , Satisfactorily to myself and  therefore sanctioned.
Joseph Smith Jr
 of the .
Also approve of the Twelve going to England &c, J.S.
Certificate for Almon Babbitt and Others • 4 May 1839
This is to certify— that at a general conference held at   Adam’s County Illinois, by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter  Day Saints, on Saturday the 4th of May 1839.
President Joseph Smith Jr Presiding
It was Resolved
That , and   be appointed a traveling committee to gather up  and obtain all the libelous reports and publications which have been circu lated against our <the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints> Church— as well as other historical matter connected  with said church which they can possibly obtain.
Joseph Smith Jr Chairman
Clerk
3 Copies, one for each  of the Committee. [p. 47]
his own aggrandizement, but rather that of the Community: We feel warranted in commissioning him to go forth amongst the faithful, as our agent to gather up and receive such means in money or otherwise as shall enable us to meet our engagements which are now about to devolve upon us, in consequence of our purchases here for the Church, and we humbly trust that our brethren generally will enable him to come to our assistance before our credit shall suffer on this account.
Joseph Smith Jn
S. E.
Note of Sanction • 24 May 1839
May 24th 1839 Ill.
Statement made by the of the proceedings of the , Satisfactorily to myself and therefore sanctioned.
Joseph Smith Jr
of the .
Also approve of the Twelve going to England &c, J.S.
Certificate for Almon Babbitt and Others • 4 May 1839
This is to certify— that at a general conference held at Adam’s County Illinois, by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, on Saturday the 4th of May 1839.
President Joseph Smith Jr Presiding
It was Resolved
That , and be appointed a traveling committee to gather up and obtain all the libelous reports and publications which have been circulated against the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Church— as well as other historical matter connected with said church which they can possibly obtain.
Joseph Smith Jr Chairman
Clerk
3 Copies, one for each of the Committee. [p. 47]
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