Minute Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Council opened by singing, awake my soul  in joyful lays &c.
Prayer by .
’s case charge for unchristian  like conduct in breaking a certain sacred  covenant made Sept. 24th 1834
President J. Smith Junr. addressed the council  in points of duty such as observing covenants &c.  President Smith testified to the truth of the  above covenant. President  testified that he himself framed the above  covenant, and that at the time, Elder  said that he had a witness that it was the will  of the Lord that he should consecrate the  surplus of what would be for his and his  family’s support. Bishop stated   agreed to let President J. Smith Junr. &  others have money on loan, for the printing of  the Revelations, if he could control his property  in one year, or as soon as he obtained it.  Decided that Elder broke the cove nant which he made Sept. 4th 1834, therefore  he is not a member of this church, unless he  make satisfaction to those whom he injured.
is complained of as  having spoken evil of dignities! Whereas Michael  the Archangel, durst not bring a railing ac cusation against the Devil, Who said that  the high council had the wrong tree to bark  up. Brother states that he  heard say the council had barked  up the wrong tree. says that  brother Spearer says the same thing that did. [p. 94]
Council opened by singing, awake my soul in joyful lays &c.
Prayer by .
’s case charge for unchristian like conduct in breaking a certain sacred covenant made Sept. 24th 1834
President J. Smith Junr. addressed the council in points of duty such as observing covenants &c. President Smith testified to the truth of the above covenant. President testified that he himself framed the above covenant, and that at the time, Elder said that he had a witness that it was the will of the Lord that he should consecrate the surplus of what would be for his and his family’s support. Bishop stated agreed to let President J. Smith Junr. & others have money on loan, for the printing of the Revelations, if he could control his property in one year, or as soon as he obtained it. Decided that Elder broke the covenant which he made Sept. 4th 1834, therefore he is not a member of this church, unless he make satisfaction to those whom he injured.
is complained of as having spoken evil of dignities! Whereas Michael the Archangel, durst not bring a railing accusation against the Devil, Who said that the high council had the wrong tree to bark up. Brother states that he heard say the council had barked up the wrong tree. says that brother Spearer says the same thing that did. [p. 94]
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