Minute Book 1

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Lyman Wight Certificate• 4 April 1836
We the undersigned from a long and intimate acquaint ance with the Bearer, brother , from the  instructions he has received, the accurate knowledge he  has of Zion and her present situation, we cheerfully  recommend him to the fullest confidence, of the breth ren of the church of the Latter-Day-Saints, and any  advice he may give relative to temporal matters,  the upbuilding of the cause or the furtherance of the  Gospel may be safely followed,
J. Smith Junr.
April 4th.)
1836)
13 January 1836 • Wednesday
Jany. 13th 1836
The grand council met this day in the attic  story of the , consisting of the following  Authoroties, (viz.) Presidents. ,  , , , , Joseph Smith Junr and . Also  the twelve Apostles, The High council of Zion  and a part of the high council of
The and his counsellors, also the and one Counsellor and one to be appointed  instead of now belonging to the Presidency.
Council opened by prayer of . J. Smith  Junr. presiding. Elder was nominated  by the as a counsellor to fill the  vacancy in his court occasioned by the elevation of   to the presidency. The move was  seconded and carried by a unanimous vote of all [p. 200]
Lyman Wight Certificate• 4 April 1836
We the undersigned from a long and intimate acquaintance with the Bearer, brother , from the instructions he has received, the accurate knowledge he has of Zion and her present situation, we cheerfully recommend him to the fullest confidence, of the brethren of the church of the Latter-Day-Saints, and any advice he may give relative to temporal matters, the upbuilding of the cause or the furtherance of the Gospel may be safely followed,
J. Smith Junr.
April 4th.)
1836)
13 January 1836 • Wednesday
Jany. 13th 1836
The grand council met this day in the attic story of the , consisting of the following Authoroties, (viz.) Presidents. , , , , , Joseph Smith Junr and . Also the twelve Apostles, The High council of Zion and a part of the high council of
The and his counsellors, also the and one Counsellor and one to be appointed instead of now belonging to the Presidency.
Council opened by prayer of . J. Smith Junr. presiding. Elder was nominated by the as a counsellor to fill the vacancy in his court occasioned by the elevation of to the presidency. The move was seconded and carried by a unanimous vote of all [p. 200]
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