Minute Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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in a former council, between yourself & brother  , informing us, that in a council where  brother presided, according to the office of his  appointment, as president of this branch of the church of  the Latter-Day-Saints. You, when requested by him to be seated  refused to submit to his decision, but spoke disrespectfully  of our brother, while acting in his calling, which has  occasioned a wound in this conference. It is the decision  of this conference that you come before the church (as  you are not present to do it at this conference) and make  the proper confession required in the Law of the Lord.  Why I say, disrespectfully, is because, when you were  requested to be seated and desist speaking, you said  that you had as much right to speak as he () had)
Clerk of conference
To )
a high priest in the church)
of the Latter Day-Saints)
Ohio Sept 8th 1834

24 September 1834 • Wednesday

Minutes of a high council of the church of Latter  Day Saints, . Sept. 24th 1834
Joseph Smith Junr.Presiding
) Assisting
.)
1 1
2 2
3 3
4 4
5 5
6 6
Counsellors.— [p. 74]
in a former council, between yourself & brother , informing us, that in a council where brother presided, according to the office of his appointment, as president of this branch of the church of the Latter-Day-Saints. You, when requested by him to be seated refused to submit to his decision, but spoke disrespectfully of our brother, while acting in his calling, which has occasioned a wound in this conference. It is the decision of this conference that you come before the church (as you are not present to do it at this conference) and make the proper confession required in the Law of the Lord. Why I say, disrespectfully, is because, when you were requested to be seated and desist speaking, you said that you had as much right to speak as he () had)
Clerk of conference
To )
a high priest in the church)
of the Latter Day-Saints)
Ohio Sept 8th 1834

24 September 1834 • Wednesday

Minutes of a high council of the church of Latter Day Saints, . Sept. 24th 1834
Joseph Smith Junr.Presiding
) Assisting
.)
1 1
2 2
3 3
4 4
5 5
6 6
Counsellors.— [p. 74]
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