Minute Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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That the charge had been fully sustained & that  those <that> persisted in this course of conduct the concell  with draw fellowship from them voted to wi the councell  unanimously voted to withdraw fellowship from  those that persisted in course above named then called on the congregation they unani mously <voted> to receive the decision of the councell The couneill  then voted to receive the confeshion of Broth R H Dustin  & wife A complaint against Broth Hirum [Hiram] Stratton  by the Clerk of the seventyis stating that for his  ungodly conduct they had withdrawn fellowship from  him The[y] considered by his conduct <by marrying contrary to the law> he had cut himself  off from church & further voted that he no more  be considered a member of the church & that this decision be  published in the elders journal the Councell adj ourned untill Monday evening next
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30 November 1837 • Thursday

Nov 30 AD 1837 Minets of a High Council  convened in the
Names of the Councellors
Willard Woodstock
President
opened by prayer a  complaint was then presented to the council  by against <br.>  for abusing Elder & for a [p. 264]
That the charge had been fully sustained & that those that persisted in this course of conduct the concell with draw fellowship from them the councell unanimously voted to withdraw fellowship from those that persisted in course above named then called on the congregation they unanimously voted to receive the decision of the councell The couneill then voted to receive the confeshion of Broth R H Dustin & wife A complaint against Broth Hirum Hiram Stratton by the Clerk of the seventyis stating that for his ungodly conduct they had withdrawn fellowship from him They considered by his conduct by marrying contrary to the law he had cut himself off from church & further voted that he no more be considered a member of the church & that this decision be published in the elders journal the Councell adjourned untill Monday evening next
(Clk

30 November 1837 • Thursday

Nov 30 AD 1837 Minets of a High Council convened in the
Names of the Councellors
Willard Woodstock
President
opened by prayer a complaint was then presented to the council by against br. for abusing Elder & for a [p. 264]
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