Minute Book 1

  • Source Note
  • 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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