Minute Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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The several counsellors who were appointed to speak ad dressed the council to considerable length, followed by  Presidents & . went into  some minute particulars relative to the propriety of the  tarrying of the brethren, before the council, and gave his  mind that they stay. occupied considerable  time and laid before the council at much length, the  importance of assisting the church in this place,  to move forward the great work of preparing a place  in which the Elders might be endowed, and of printing  and sending out the word of the Lord. President Smith  took up the subject still further, and occupied a long  time in presenting the importance of the same thing  and gave decision that assist with his  might to build up the cause by tarrying in .  The vote of the council was called and passed by unan imous voice. Closed by prayer of
The next council will be arranged as follows:
clerk)
of Council) [p. 83]
The several counsellors who were appointed to speak addressed the council to considerable length, followed by Presidents & . went into some minute particulars relative to the propriety of the tarrying of the brethren, before the council, and gave his mind that they stay. occupied considerable time and laid before the council at much length, the importance of assisting the church in this place, to move forward the great work of preparing a place in which the Elders might be endowed, and of printing and sending out the word of the Lord. President Smith took up the subject still further, and occupied a long time in presenting the importance of the same thing and gave decision that assist with his might to build up the cause by tarrying in . The vote of the council was called and passed by unanimous voice. Closed by prayer of
The next council will be arranged as follows:
clerk)
of Council) [p. 83]
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