Minute Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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23 May 1836 • Monday • First of two entries

Ohio May 23d 1836
High council met in the and  organized. President present & presiding
Counsellors.
Prayer By the .
The case of Elder Charles Kelly was presented by the  complainant, President .
was called on to testify and States. that said  Kelly did go away and leave his family in a destitute  situation about the time of the solemn assembly  Every part of the testimony goes to show unchristian like  conduct to the full extent of the declaration of the , Counsellors, on one side & on  the other having spoken. The complainant  having Spoke in short but pathetic manner and  then submitted the case.
then rose and gave decision as  follows that said Kelly be excluded from this church  Counsellors all concurred in it.
clerk

23 May 1836 • Monday • Second of two entries

May 23d 1836
The case of Azahel [Asahel] Perry was presented by as complainant.
To the Presidency of the church of Latter Day Saints  I prefer a charge of unchristian like conduct  against Elder Azahel Perry and Priest
your obt servant Clerk of said Church [p. 208]

23 May 1836 • Monday • First of two entries

Ohio May 23d 1836
High council met in the and organized. President present & presiding
Counsellors.
Prayer By the .
The case of Elder Charles Kelly was presented by the complainant, President .
was called on to testify and States. that said Kelly did go away and leave his family in a destitute situation about the time of the solemn assembly Every part of the testimony goes to show unchristian like conduct to the full extent of the declaration of the , Counsellors, on one side & on the other having spoken. The complainant Spoke in short but pathetic manner and then submitted the case.
then rose and gave decision as follows that said Kelly be excluded from this church Counsellors all concurred in it.
clerk

23 May 1836 • Monday • Second of two entries

May 23d 1836
The case of Azahel Asahel Perry was presented by as complainant.
To the Presidency of the church of Latter Day Saints I prefer a charge of unchristian like conduct against Elder Azahel Perry and Priest
your obt servant Clerk of said Church [p. 208]
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