Minute Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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The remaining six counsellors who do not speak in council, are to hear patiently the reasoning of the others and correct all errors which they may discover, and after decission is rendered by the president, if these remaining counsellors can throw any farther light upon the subject, so as to correct the decission of the president, they have the liberty so to do, otherwise it stands and the majority of the council must rule. It was then voted by all present that they desired to come under the present order of things which they all considered to be the will of God. Many questions have been asked during the time of the organization of this council and doubtless some errors have been committed, it was, therefore, voted by all present that Bro Joseph should make all necessary corrections by the spirit of inspiration hereafter drew no. one by lot. drew No 2. drew No 3. drew No 4. drew No 5. drew No 6. , and speak for and on the part of the accuser. , and , speak for and on the part of the accused. The remaining six counsellors are to sit and hear patiently and correct errors if they discover them. The council drew No 7. drew No 8, drew No 9, drew No 10, drew No 11, drew No 12, The council adjourned then, until wednesday at 10 o’clk A.M.——
Clk
17 February 1834 • Monday • Second of two entries
The above items have been corrected according to the resolution passed <in the same>, and the following is the correction.—— [p. 31]
The remaining six counsellors who do not speak in council, are to hear patiently the reasoning of the others and correct all errors which they may discover, and after decission is rendered by the president, if these remaining counsellors can throw any farther light upon the subject, so as to correct the decission of the president, they have the liberty so to do, otherwise it stands and the majority of the council must rule. It was then voted by all present that they desired to come under the present order of things which they all considered to be the will of God. Many questions have been asked during the time of the organization of this council and doubtless some errors have been committed, it was, therefore, voted by all present that Bro Joseph should make all necessary corrections by the spirit of inspiration hereafter drew no. one by lot. drew No 2. drew No 3. drew No 4. drew No 5. drew No 6. , and speak for and on the part of the accuser. , and , speak for and on the part of the accused. The remaining six counsellors are to sit and hear patiently and correct errors if they discover them. drew No 7. drew No 8, drew No 9, drew No 10, drew No 11, drew No 12, The council adjourned then, until wednesday at 10 o’clk A.M.——
Clk
17 February 1834 • Monday • Second of two entries
The above items have been corrected according to the resolution passed in the same, and the following is the correction.—— [p. 31]
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