Minute Book 1

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  • Historical Introduction
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and who were absent in the council of Zion.
was appointed Door Keeper in the by unanimous vote of the assembly
Motioned, seconded and voted unanimously that J. Smith Junr , , and , be a committee to draft a code of rules or laws for the regulation of the in times of worship.
Nominated, seconded and carried unanimously that no whispering shall be allowed in the council nor any loud talking by any one except when called upon, or when he asks the privelege of so doing;
rose up and made some general remarks in relation to the building up of the kingdom of God, which were very appropriate and timely. He then closed by prayer——
adjourned till Friday the 15th inst at 9 o_ clock A.M. to meet in the stone house
, Clerk
15 January 1836 • Friday
Friday Morning January 15, 1836, council met pursuant to adjournment and after President J. Smith Junr had organized the council, he proceeded to give many good instructions in relation to the order & manner of conducting the council and also delivered a solemn charge to the counsel after which he opened by prayer and presided as before.
President J. Smith Junr one of the committee to draft rules for the regulation of the , made the report of said committee by reading the laws or rules they had drafted three times. Th[e]y were approved and unanimously adopted. and the counsil adjourned one hour.
Met at the expiration of the time aforesaid and proceeded to business without ceremony. [p. 203]
and who were absent in the council of Zion.
was appointed Door Keeper in the by unanimous vote of the assembly
Motioned, seconded and voted unanimously that J. Smith Junr , , and , be a committee to draft a code of rules or laws for the regulation of the in times of worship.
Nominated, seconded and carried unanimously that no whispering shall be allowed in the council nor any loud talking by any one except when called upon, or when he asks the privelege of so doing;
rose up and made some general remarks in relation to the building up of the kingdom of God, which were very appropriate and timely. He then closed by prayer——
adjourned till Friday the 15th inst at 9 o_ clock A.M. to meet in the stone house
, Clerk
15 January 1836 • Friday
Friday Morning January 15, 1836, council met pursuant to adjournment and after President J. Smith Junr had organized the council, he proceeded to give many good instructions in relation to the order & manner of conducting the council and also delivered a solemn charge to the counsel after which he opened by prayer and presided as before.
President J. Smith Junr one of the committee to draft rules for the regulation of the , made the report of said committee by reading the laws or rules they had drafted three times. They were approved and unanimously adopted. and the counsil adjourned one hour.
Met at the expiration of the time aforesaid and proceeded to business without ceremony. [p. 203]
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