Minute Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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The council then proceeded to appoint a committee  to arrange the items of the doctrine of Jesus Christ  for the government of the church of Latter-Day Saints  which church was organized and commenced its rise  on the 6th of April 1830. These items are to be taken  from the bible, book of mormon, and the revelations  which have been given to the church up to this date  or shall be, until such arrangement is made.  Brother then nominated brethren  Joseph Smith Junr. ,  and , to compose said committee  which was seconded by brother . The  Counsellors then gave their vote, which was also  agreed to by the whole conference. The council  then decided that said committee, after arranging  and publishing said book of covenants, have the  avails of the same. The council then decided  that a notice be published to the churches and con ferences abroad, that high priests be ordained  hereafter, in the high council at , signed  by the clerk of the council. The counsellors decided  that brother be privileged to make  such arrangements with his store, as he shall deem  most advisable considering his present embarrassed  circumstances. Closed in prayer by brother
)Clerks
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The next arrangement for the High council will be as foll ows.
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The council then proceeded to appoint a committee to arrange the items of the doctrine of Jesus Christ for the government of the church of Latter-Day Saints which church was organized and commenced its rise on the 6th of April 1830. These items are to be taken from the bible, book of mormon, and the revelations which have been given to the church up to this date or shall be, until such arrangement is made. Brother then nominated brethren Joseph Smith Junr. , and , to compose said committee which was seconded by brother . The Counsellors then gave their vote, which was also agreed to by the whole conference. The council then decided that said committee, after arranging and publishing said book of covenants, have the avails of the same. The council then decided that a notice be published to the churches and conferences abroad, that high priests be ordained hereafter, in the high council at , signed by the clerk of the council. The counsellors decided that brother be privileged to make such arrangements with his store, as he shall deem most advisable considering his present embarrassed circumstances. Closed in prayer by brother
)Clerks
)
The next arrangement for the High council will be as follows.
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