Minute Book 1

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9 December 1832 • Sunday

The conference <councel> held in on the  5 day of December AD 1832 decided that  Brother should be  ordained an Elder in the <Church of> Christ according  to his desire; accordingly it was done  by the hand of Brother  on the 9th day of Dec 1832
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18 December 1832 • Tuesday

December 18th 1832
This day a councel of Elders was called by  Bro Curtis Hodges &  and after opening the <conference> by Prayer Bro Hodge  arose and said it was his desire to proclaim  the gospel stating that his situation was such  that he could leave home and that his  family was so situated that they did not  need his assistence & desired to know his duty  and what course to take &c as it was his  determination to labour in the vineyard—  After hearing Bro Hodges statement the  councel decided that he should delegently  seek for a companion to go with him in  the ministry and go forth according to the  dictates of the spirit
next and stated that his  object in comming here was to get councel  as he had previously been ordained & having  a witness of the spirit that it was of God  and was willing to go forth and proclaim  the gospel but stated to the councel that his  family stood in need of his labor for  their support if no other way could be  devised, after investigating the subject [p. 2]

9 December 1832 • Sunday

The councel held in on the 5 day of December AD 1832 decided that Brother should be ordained an Elder in the Church of Christ according to his desire; accordingly it was done by the hand of Brother on the 9th day of Dec 1832
Clk.

18 December 1832 • Tuesday

December 18th 1832
This day a councel of Elders was called by Bro Curtis Hodges & and after opening the conference by Prayer Bro Hodge arose and said it was his desire to proclaim the gospel stating that his situation was such that he could leave home and that his family was so situated that they did not need his assistence & desired to know his duty and what course to take &c as it was his determination to labour in the vineyard— After hearing Bro Hodges statement the councel decided that he should delegently seek for a companion to go with him in the ministry and go forth according to the dictates of the spirit
next and stated that his object in comming here was to get councel as he had previously been ordained & having a witness of the spirit that it was of God and was willing to go forth and proclaim the gospel but stated to the councel that his family stood in need of his labor for their support if no other way could be devised, after investigating the subject [p. 2]
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