Minute Book 1

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12 January 1836 • Tuesday
January 12th 1837 <1836>
10 O clock A M All the Presidency of & Zion together with their Councellors (or their legal representatives) the presidents of the Seventies & many of the Elders of the Church of latter Day Saints came to order; after much much buisness was transacted, Elder & , were nominated & voted for door keepers in the Presidents Joseph Smith Jr & were nominated Seconded & Voted to draft rules & regulations to govern the
1st It is according to the rules and regulations of regular & legal organized bodies to have a president to keep order
2nd The body thus organized are under obligations to be in subjection to that authority
3rd When a congregation assembles in this they shall submit to the following rules that due respect may be paid to the order of worship viz:
1st No man shall be interrupted who is appointed to speak by the permission of the church by any individual person or persons in the congregation by whispering by laughing by talking by menacing gestures by getting up and running out in a disorderly manner or by offering indignity to the manner of worship or the religion or to any officer of said church while officiating in his office in any wise whatever by any display of ill manners or ill breeding [p. 231]
12 January 1836 • Tuesday
January 12th 1836
10 O clock A M All the Presidency of & Zion together with their Councellors (or their legal representatives) the presidents of the Seventies & many of the Elders of the Church of latter Day Saints came to order; after much much buisness was transacted, Elder & , were nominated & voted for door keepers in the Presidents Joseph Smith Jr & were nominated Seconded & Voted to draft rules & regulations to govern the
1st It is according to the rules and regulations of regular & legal organized bodies to have a president to keep order
2nd The body thus organized are under obligations to be in subjection to that authority
3rd When a congregation assembles in this they shall submit to the following rules that due respect may be paid to the order of worship viz:
1st No man shall be interrupted who is appointed to speak by the permission of the church by any individual person or persons in the congregation by whispering by laughing by talking by menacing gestures by getting up and running out in a disorderly manner or by offering indignity to the manner of worship or the religion or to any officer of said church while officiating in his office in any wise whatever by any display of ill manners or ill breeding [p. 231]
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