Minute Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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was then called upon to remove some objections made by certain individuals upon his case on the last Sabath, he not being present at that time, then arose and made some confessions to Church stating wherein he had meen [been?] wrong for a short time past, after confession the mind of the church was then called for, Voted that be received <into> and is worthy of our fellowship, and shall retain his office as high Councilor
then arose and said as our time was somewhat limited in consequence of a previous appointment, it would be impossible to proceed any farther in transacting business, on the present occasion, and whilst they were commemorating the Lords Sup[p]er, he would make some observations upon the business transacted last Sabath, reproving some for the conjectures they had respecting Pres. Smith and himself conniving together to remove certain individuals from office &c. or at least to use their influence so to do, this he informed them was a mistake for he assured them that not one word had passed beetween them on the subject neither had he a premeditated thought upon the subject, Pres Smith then corrected some mistakes of certain individuals which had been circulated by them, concerning what he had said on the last Sabath, The Lords Super administered by Elders & & , Closed by short prayer.
} Clerk [p. 241]
was then called upon to remove some objections made by certain individuals upon his case on the last Sabath, he not being present at that time, then arose and made some confessions to Church stating wherein he had meen been wrong for a short time past, after confession the mind of the church was then called for, Voted that be received into and is worthy of our fellowship, and shall retain his office as high Councilor
then arose and said as our time was somewhat limited in consequence of a previous appointment, it would be impossible to proceed any farther in transacting business, on the present occasion, and whilst they were commemorating the Lords Supper, he would make some observations upon the business transacted last Sabath, reproving some for the conjectures they had respecting Pres. Smith and himself conniving together to remove certain individuals from office &c. or at least to use their influence so to do, this he informed them was a mistake for he assured them that not one word had passed beetween them on the subject neither had he a premeditated thought upon the subject, Pres Smith then corrected some mistakes of certain individuals which had been circulated by them, concerning what he had said on the last Sabath, The Lords Super administered by Elders & & , Closed by short prayer.
} Clerk [p. 241]
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