Minute Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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the Morning Star.[”]
Clerk Moderator
We, the undersigned, members of the above named confer ence for the satisfaction of our brethren abroad, feel it  to be our duty to say to those with whom we have a  personal acquaintance, that we were present during the  foregoing investigation and cheerfully concur in the  spirit of the above minutes, and join in saying that  we are perfectly satisfied, that whatever impressions may  have gone abroad, or whatever may remain with any in  this vicinity relative to the conduct of our brother, Joseph  Smith Junr. we are certain (from evidence) that he con ducted himself in all respects, as set forth in the  resolutions of this conference. We are induced to make  these statements, that the innocent may not suffer wrong fully, and that the minds of our brethren and friends  may be satisfied that every appearance of evil is, in this  place, searched out, and that nothing unbecoming a  society of people professing Godliness, suffered to exist  among them.
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Vt.)From the church in )
Asa Lyman)Roswell Evans)
Parishville N.Y.)of Waterford Vt.)
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, Erie Co. Pa.)Pottsdam, N.Y.) N.Y.)
Isaac Story)))
N.Y.) N.H.)East Liverpool Ohio)
)Oliver Higley))
Bolton N.Y.)Jamestown)
Jonas Putnam)Almon Shermon)
Bolton N.Y.)Pomfret N.Y.)
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the Morning Star.”
Clerk Moderator
We, the undersigned, members of the above named conference for the satisfaction of our brethren abroad, feel it to be our duty to say to those with whom we have a personal acquaintance, that we were present during the foregoing investigation and cheerfully concur in the spirit of the above minutes, and join in saying that we are perfectly satisfied, that whatever impressions may have gone abroad, or whatever may remain with any in this vicinity relative to the conduct of our brother, Joseph Smith Junr. we are certain (from evidence) that he conducted himself in all respects, as set forth in the resolutions of this conference. We are induced to make these statements, that the innocent may not suffer wrongfully, and that the minds of our brethren and friends may be satisfied that every appearance of evil is, in this place, searched out, and that nothing unbecoming a society of people professing Godliness, suffered to exist among them.
))
Vt.)From the church in )
Asa Lyman)Roswell Evans)
Parishville N.Y.)of Waterford Vt.)
)))
, Erie Co. Pa.)Pottsdam, N.Y.) N.Y.)
Isaac Story)))
N.Y.) N.H.)East Liverpool Ohio)
)Oliver Higley))
Bolton N.Y.)Jamestown)
Jonas Putnam)Almon Shermon)
Bolton N.Y.)Pomfret N.Y.)
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