Minute Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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28 November 1834 • Friday
Nov. 28th 1834
A council convened this evening to transact business acor ding to the regulations of the church
Joseph Smith Junr.)Presiding
)
)
Counselors present
were appointed  to speak. A letter from the church in , Essex Co.  N. Y. was presented by brethren and and read by . Said letters contained  an account of money and other property, sent by the  church in , in the care of said brethren to carry  to to purchase land. Those brethren wished  to know the mind and advice of their brethren here, wh ether they had better pursue their journey or not.
The two counsellors then spoke, followed by .  , and ; After which brother proceeded to give a decision. That after looking  at all parts of the question, it was the decision, that  our brethren be advised to tarry in this place during  the winter. The voice of the council was taken  which concurred with the decision. The two  brethren then respectively arose and said they were  perfectly satisfied with the decision of the council.  The amount donated by the church in  according to their letter, in cash is, $.473.29.
The amount in other property according)
to their said letter, is ——)—375.11
aggregate$.848.40
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28 November 1834 • Friday
Nov. 28th 1834
A council convened this evening to transact business acording to the regulations of the church
Joseph Smith Junr.)Presiding
)
)
Counselors present
were appointed to speak. A letter from the church in , Essex Co. N. Y. was presented by brethren and and read by . Said letters contained an account of money and other property, sent by the church in , in the care of said brethren to carry to to purchase land. Those brethren wished to know the mind and advice of their brethren here, whether they had better pursue their journey or not.
The two counsellors then spoke, followed by . , and ; After which brother proceeded to give a decision. That after looking at all parts of the question, it was the decision, that our brethren be advised to tarry in this place during the winter. The voice of the council was taken which concurred with the decision. The two brethren then respectively arose and said they were perfectly satisfied with the decision of the council. The amount donated by the church in according to their letter, in cash is, $.473.29.
The amount in other property according)
to their said letter, is ——)—375.11
aggregate$.848.40
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