Minute Book 1

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that office but are not to do it at Zion or any  of the stakes thereof.
Conference closed by prayer by President
Clerk

7–8 March 1835 • Saturday–Sunday

March 7th 1835
This day a Meeting of the Church of Latter Day Saints  was called in this place, for the purpose of blessing in the  name of the Lord, those who have heretofore assisted  in building, by their labor & other means, the in this place. The forenoon was occupied by Pr.  J. Smith Junr in remarks to the Church, upon the pro priety and necessity of purifying itself. In the P.M.  the names of the several, those who had assisted to build the   were taken and further remarks were made  by president J. Smith Junr He said that those who  had destinguished themselves Thus far by consecra ting to the upbuilding of said as well as  laboring were to be remembered. That those  who build it should own it, and have the  control of it. After further remarks he  proceeded to call a vote of those who had  performed this labor, whether they would  still go on and perform the remaining  part of the same,
Passed by unanimous voice.
The Presidency were blessed.
President was nominated to officiate  in Laying on hands in the name of the Lord to be stow the blessings.
The Presidency were blessed and   & , the building Com mittee. The last were not present but their  right in the house was preserved. [p. 192]
that office but are not to do it at Zion or any of the stakes thereof.
Conference closed by prayer by President
Clerk

7–8 March 1835 • Saturday–Sunday

March 7th 1835
This day a Meeting of the Church of Latter Day Saints was called in this place, for the purpose of blessing in the name of the Lord, those who have heretofore assisted in building, by their labor & other means, the in this place. The forenoon was occupied by Pr. J. Smith Junr in remarks to the Church, upon the propriety and necessity of purifying itself. In the P.M. the names several, those who had assisted to build the were taken and further remarks were made by president J. Smith Junr He said that those who had destinguished themselves Thus far by consecrating to the upbuilding of said as well as laboring were to be remembered. That those who build it should own it, and have the control of it. After further remarks he proceeded to call a vote of those who had performed this labor, whether they would still go on and perform the remaining part of the same,
Passed by unanimous voice.
President was nominated to officiate in Laying on hands in the name of the Lord to bestow the blessings.
The Presidency were blessed and & , the building Committee. The last were not present but their right in the house was preserved. [p. 192]
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