Minute Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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These men’s circumstances and cases were considered  and they were disposed of as the council directed.  The Elders of and its vicinity were next  called upon, or their circumstances were considered. Their  names being enrolled. President J. Smith Junr arose  with the list in his hand and made some very app ropriate remarks, relative to the deliverance of Zion  and so much of the Authority being present, he moved  that we never give up the struggle for Zion even  until Death. or until Zion is Redeemed. The vote  was unanimous and with apparent deep feeling.  Voted that all the Elders of the Church are bound  to travel in the World to preach the gospel with all  their might mind & Strength when their circum stances will admit of it, and that the door is now opened.  Motioned, seconded & voted that Elder ,   & Amos Orton are appointed to go and preach  the gospel to the remnants of Joseph. <the door to be opened by>  Motioned, seconded & voted Elder and this will  open a door to all the house of Joseph.
Motioned, seconded & voted. that when another Seventy  is required, the presidency of the first Seventy, shall  choose ordain and set them apart from among  the most experienced Elders of the Church.
Motioned, Seconded & voted, that whenever the labor of other  Seventy is required and they are to be set apart & orda ined to that office. Those who are residing at  and the regions round about, who can come to  , do so and be set apart and ordained. to  that office by the Presidency of the church in  But the Presidency of the 70 are to choose of the most ex perienced Elders abroad and ordain & set apart to [p. 191]
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These men’s circumstances and cases were considered and they were disposed of as the council directed. The Elders of and its vicinity were next called upon, or their circumstances were considered. Their names being enrolled. President J. Smith Junr arose with the list in his hand and made some very appropriate remarks, relative to the deliverance of Zion and so much of the Authority being present, he moved that we never give up the struggle for Zion even until Death. or until Zion is Redeemed. The vote was unanimous and with apparent deep feeling. Voted that all the Elders of the Church are bound to travel in the World to preach the gospel with all their might mind & Strength when their circumstances will admit of it, and that the door is now opened. Motioned, seconded & voted that Elder , & Amos Orton are appointed to go and preach the gospel to the remnants of Joseph. the door to be opened by Elder and this will open a door to all the house of Joseph.
Motioned, seconded & voted. that when another Seventy is required, the presidency of the first Seventy, shall choose ordain and set them apart from among the most experienced Elders of the Church.
Motioned, Seconded & voted, that whenever the labor of other Seventy is required and they are to be set apart & ordained to that office. Those who are residing at and the regions round about, who can come to , do so and be set apart and ordained. to that office by the Presidency of the church in But the Presidency of the 70 are to choose of the most experienced Elders abroad and ordain & set apart to [p. 191]
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