Minute Book 1

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  • Historical Introduction
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23 March 1833 • Saturday • Second of two entries

23d of March 1833—
A councel of High Priests & Elders assembled  in the school room at 9 oclock agreeable  to previous arangments.
After opening the councel by prayer by  Broth Joseph it was agreed that bro   and brother should  procede to make purchase of certain  farms or to obtain, or to obtain their  terms of sail [sale], and and that Bro  be appointed to obtain the price of and the brethren agreed  to continue in prayer and fasting for  the ultimate success of their mission  after an absence of about three hours   & returned and made  report as follows, That  would sell his farm for four thousand  dollars and that, would  sell his farm for twenty one hundred  dollars. and also returned  and reported that would  sell his farm for five thousand dollars  and after the report of the brethren it  was put to vote whether it was  the property should be purchased  and deceded [decided] in the affirmative  it was then agreed that bro and   should superintend the pur chasing of said farms and to have  the prayer of the brethren and that  they should be ordained to that office  accordingly ordained  them as general agents to be set apart. [p. 18]

23 March 1833 • Saturday • Second of two entries

23d of March 1833—
A councel of High Priests & Elders assembled in the school room at 9 oclock agreeable to previous arangments.
After opening the councel by prayer by Broth Joseph it was agreed that bro and brother should procede to make purchase of certain farms or to obtain, or to obtain their terms of sail [sale], and and that Bro be appointed to obtain the price of and the brethren agreed to continue in prayer and fasting for the ultimate success of their mission after an absence of about three hours & returned and made report as follows, That would sell his farm for four thousand dollars and that, would sell his farm for twenty one hundred dollars. and also returned and reported that would sell his farm for five thousand dollars and after the report of the brethren it was put to vote whether the property should be purchased and deceded decided in the affirmative it was then agreed that bro and should superintend the purchasing of said farms and to have the prayer of the brethren and that they should be ordained to that office accordingly ordained them as general agents to be set apart. [p. 18]
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