Minute Book 1

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3 October 1835 • Saturday

Minutes of a High Council met Oct 3d. 1835
Presiding Presidents, & .
Counsellors.
Joseph Smith Junr.
Opened as usual by Prayer.
Charges preferred against Elder & as follows.
Joseph Smith Junr. President of the church of  the Latter Day Saints, Greeting
Sir, I prefer certain charges against Elder . (Viz.) of making expressions which is cal culated to do injury to the great cause which we  have espoused and manifesting a very strong  dissatisfaction against the teachings of the  Presidency of the church.
Also  for using wrong expressions and threatning  the Elders of the Church.
Yours &c.
Oct. 2d 1835
After conversing on this subject, it was agreed by  Complainant & Defendant, that the matter should  be talked over, and no doubt entertained but an  amicable adjustment of this matter could be  effected: After digesting this matter; all difference  of feelings was allayed and the wound was healed,  Charge preferred against . That he spoke un advisedly against . acknowledged  his wrongs &, was forgiven.
Closed in prayer by Clerk [p. 126]

3 October 1835 • Saturday

Minutes of a High Council met Oct 3d. 1835
Presiding Presidents, & .
Counsellors.
Joseph Smith Junr.
Opened as usual by Prayer.
Charges preferred against Elder & as follows.
Joseph Smith Junr. President of the church of the Latter Day Saints, Greeting
Sir, I prefer certain charges against Elder . (Viz.) of making expressions which is calculated to do injury to the great cause which we have espoused and manifesting a very strong dissatisfaction against the teachings of the Presidency of the church.
Also for using wrong expressions and threatning the Elders of the Church.
Yours &c.
Oct. 2d 1835
After conversing on this subject, it was agreed by Complainant & Defendant, that the matter should be talked over, and no doubt entertained but an amicable adjustment of this matter could be effected: After digesting this matter; all difference of feelings was allayed and the wound was healed, Charge preferred against . That he spoke unadvisedly against . acknowledged his wrongs &, was forgiven.
Closed in prayer by Clerk [p. 126]
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