Minute Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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the witness further states that he was informed that  Broth Norris laid his hands on collin & ordained  him to be a prophet further states that the accused had been  led by commandments contrary to the order of the church  of which the accused are members Broth D Holman  states one of the accused said he was detirmined to  pursue his own course whether it suited the High  Counsel or not Stated that the Councell was led  by The parties then submited  the case to councell, Brother Hunting then moved  forward to open the case in behalf of the church  Broth then spoke in behalf of the accused  Broth then spake in behalf of the church  Broth spoke in behalf of the accused  Broth R. Hadlock the complainant then stated  the reasons for presenting said complaint Broth  O Duel one of the acused stated he was in doubts  relative to the commandments & visions received  through Colin Broth Z H Breuster then pro ceeded in his own defence & spoke verry lengthy  Brother R H Norris also came forward & spoke in  his own defence & family Broth T H Dustin  spoke in his own justification Sister Bruister  spake & justified herself in the course she  had persued. Sister Dustin also spake in  her own defense & said she was satisfied some things  were wrong & was willing to retreat from them & would  be in subjections to the rul[e]s of the church Broth  Dustin now sais he <thinks> the coven[an]t they entered into was wrong  Sister Repshier also plead justification
Sister Butler justified herself in the caues she had  persued then pro ceeded <to make> some remarks with much candor & then  gave his decision as follows [p. 263]
the witness further states that he was informed that Broth Norris laid his hands on collin & ordained him to be a prophet further states that the accused had been led by commandments contrary to the order of the church of which the accused are members Broth D Holman states one of the accused said he was detirmined to pursue his own course whether it suited the High Counsel or not Stated that the Councell was led by The parties then submited the case to councell, Brother Hunting then moved forward to open the case in behalf of the church Broth then spoke in behalf of the accused Broth then spake in behalf of the church Broth spoke in behalf of the accused Broth R. Hadlock the complainant then stated the reasons for presenting said complaint Broth O Duel one of the acused stated he was in doubts relative to the commandments & visions received through Colin Broth Z H Breuster then proceeded in his own defence & spoke verry lengthy Brother R H Norris also came forward & spoke in his own defence & family Broth T H Dustin spoke in his own justification Sister Bruister spake & justified herself in the course she had persued. Sister Dustin also spake in her own defense & said she was satisfied some things were wrong & was willing to retreat from them & would be in subjections to the rules of the church Broth Dustin now sais he thinks the covenant they entered into was wrong Sister Repshier also plead justification
Sister Butler justified herself in the caues she had persued then proceeded to make some remarks with much candor & then gave his decision as follows [p. 263]
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