Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Presidents, after the Church had, by a united voice,  removed them from their presidential office, for their  ungodly conduct; and the letter was considered no more,  nor less, than a direct insult, or contempt, cast upon  the authorities of God, and the church of Jesus Christ,  therefore, the Council proceeded to buisness.
Witnesses
testifies that he loaned some money to   and , telling them, he would  want it to enter some land with, after a short time
After some time he went to and told  him he wanted to enter a piece of land on which there  was some timber; to which he replied that he could  enter the land, but the benefit of the timber was  all he could have, as it was on the commons; but  shortly after this entered the land himself
Br Newberry testifies that he talked with respecting the word of wisdom; to which  he replied that a man could drink liquor once in a  while, but not make a free use of it &c.
Br Leonard testifies that <he> was in company with  , on his way to Lexington, last fall, when  he () remarked that if he (Leonard) wanted  to be a man of God in full he must by land of him
testifies that he spake to those  brethren to come <in> and settle— to which they complied  the second invitation, when said the  should not complain of his not living to his covenant,  therefore, endorsed on the mortgauge, fifty dollars for  his lot; but thought the lots which  had been appropriated for the benefit of certain indi viduals ought to be granted &c. also, that if the was not built, the $2,000 which they had  subscribed ought to be come to them and they seemed to [p. 106[a]]
Presidents, after the Church had, by a united voice, removed them from their presidential office, for their ungodly conduct; and the letter was considered no more, nor less, than a direct insult, or contempt, cast upon the authorities of God, and the church of Jesus Christ, therefore, the Council proceeded to buisness.
Witnesses
testifies that he loaned some money to and , telling them, he would want it to enter some land with, after a short time
After some time he went to and told him he wanted to enter a piece of land on which there was some timber; to which he replied that he could enter the land, but the benefit of the timber was all he could have, as it was on the commons; but shortly after this entered the land himself
Br Newberry testifies that he talked with respecting the word of wisdom; to which he replied that a man could drink liquor once in a while, but not make a free use of it &c.
Br Leonard testifies that he was in company with , on his way to Lexington, last fall, when he () remarked that if he (Leonard) wanted to be a man of God in full he must by land of him
testifies that he spake to those brethren to come in and settle— to which they complied the second invitation, when said the should not complain of his not living to his covenant, therefore, endorsed on the mortgauge, fifty dollars for his lot; but thought the lots which had been appropriated for the benefit of certain individuals ought to be granted &c. also, that if the was not built, the $2,000 which they had subscribed ought to come to them and they seemed to [p. 106[a]]
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