Minute Book 1

  • Source Note
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preferred against Mary Elliott for abusing said .s  daughter as referred to before, and also abusing the rest  of her children, by .
Six were appointed to speak on this case.  Testimony of Sister Childs was that she lived in the house with  Sister Elliot confessed her wrong and promised to do so no  more consequently the council forgave her.  made his confession and was forgiven, and both he and his  wife were restored to fellowship.
Council closed by prayer by
Clerk

18 November 1835 • Wednesday

A council of High Priests & Elders of the Church of  Latter Day-Saints held at Ohio Nov.  18th 1835 , & Thomas  Gordon, High Priests. Salmon Warner, Wm. Fry.  Jeremiah Moley, Anthony Cooper, John McLay,  Michael B. Welton & Julius Beach Elders and some  private members.
presided at said council.
This council has been called together and is prepared  to hear and try a difficulty between brother Joseph Keeler  and sister Clarissa Matthews.
Sister Clarissa Matthews brings a complaint against  brother Elder Reuben Keeler, as follows. For prosecuting  in a court of Law and taking their property on execu tion: Notwithstanding that he had received his pay or  the most part of it, and refusing to allow them for  what they had paid to him, also forfeiting his word  as he had previously stated to her, that he would not  take their property in such a manner, and also  for oppressing her family in an unchristian like  manner. [p. 129]
preferred against Mary Elliott for abusing said .s daughter as referred to before, and also abusing the rest of her children, by .
Six were appointed to speak on this case. Testimony of Sister Childs was that she lived in the house with Sister Elliot confessed her wrong and promised to do so no more consequently the council forgave her. made his confession and was forgiven, and both he and his wife were restored to fellowship.
Council closed by prayer by
Clerk

18 November 1835 • Wednesday

A council of High Priests & Elders of the Church of Latter Day-Saints held at Ohio Nov. 18th 1835 , & Thomas Gordon, High Priests. Salmon Warner, Wm. Fry. Jeremiah Moley, Anthony Cooper, John McLay, Michael B. Welton & Julius Beach Elders and some private members.
presided at said council.
This council has been called together and is prepared to hear and try a difficulty between brother Joseph Keeler and sister Clarissa Matthews.
Sister Clarissa Matthews brings a complaint against brother Elder Reuben Keeler, as follows. For prosecuting in a court of Law and taking their property on execution: Notwithstanding that he had received his pay or the most part of it, and refusing to allow them for what they had paid to him, also forfeiting his word as he had previously stated to her, that he would not take their property in such a manner, and also for oppressing her family in an unchristian like manner. [p. 129]
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