Minute Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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26 September 1835 • Saturday
Ohio Sept. 26th 1835
The council of the Presidency of the Church of the Latter  Day Saints. consisting of Joseph Smith Junr. ,  , ,  & met to take into consideration, the case  of the twelve who had been previously reproved in consequence  of certain letters and reports coming to the ears of the council.
First: The items contained in Elder ’s letter in  connexion with certain other reports derogatory to the character  and teaching of the twelve were taken up From the testimony  of several witnesses (the twelve) it was proven before the council  that said complaints originated in the minds of persons whose  minds were darkened in consequence of covetousness or some  other cause other than the spirit of truth.
Secondly: An item contained in Elder ’s letter  to his wife expressing dissatisfaction with ’s  school. Elder was also designated with  , or blamed with him in the matter:  In the same they were found to be in the fault, which  they frankly confessed and were forgiven.
28–29 September 1835 • Monday–Tuesday
Sept. 28th 1835
Counsellors
Joseph Smith Junr.
.
, &   Presiding [p. 119]
26 September 1835 • Saturday
Ohio Sept. 26th 1835
The council of the Presidency of the Church of the Latter Day Saints. consisting of Joseph Smith Junr. , , , & met to take into consideration, the case of the twelve who had been previously reproved in consequence of certain letters and reports coming to the ears of the council.
First: The items contained in Elder ’s letter in connexion with certain other reports derogatory to the character and teaching of the twelve were taken up From the testimony of several witnesses (the twelve) it was proven before the council that said complaints originated in the minds of persons whose minds were darkened in consequence of covetousness or some other cause other than the spirit of truth.
Secondly: An item contained in Elder ’s letter to his wife expressing dissatisfaction with ’s school. Elder was also designated with , or blamed with him in the matter: In the same they were found to be in the fault, which they frankly confessed and were forgiven.
28–29 September 1835 • Monday–Tuesday
Sept. 28th 1835
Counsellors
Joseph Smith Junr.
.
, & Presiding [p. 119]
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