Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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which was seconded and carried unanimous.
)Presidents
Clerk of High Council )
15 March 1838 • Thursday
The High Council of Zion, together with the Bishoprick met in , on Saturday Thursday March the 15th 1838, agreeable to appointment and was organized as follows. President Joseph Smith jr took the charge of the Council
No 1No 2
" 3" 4
" 5" 6
" 7Moses Martin" 8
" 9" 10
" 11" 12
The Council opened by singing “This earth was once a garden place &c.” and prayer by Prest Joseph Smith jr.
The minutes of some previous Councils were read by the
First, The minutes of a Council held on Saturday the 24th of February 1838, when it was voted— First
That the 6th article of the said minutes be null & void & also, that a new article be put in the place of it (which was done)—
President Joseph Smith jr gave a history of the ordination of , which took place in July 1834, to be a leader, or a prophet to this Church, which (ordination) was on conditions that he (J. Smith jr) did not live to God himself
President J. Smith jr approved of the proceedings of the High Council, after hearing the minutes of the former Councils.
The Council ajourned for one hour.
7 o’clock P.M. The Council and Bishoprick convened agreeably to adjournment and was [p. 108]
which was seconded and carried unanimous.
)Presidents
Clerk of High Council )
15 March 1838 • Thursday
The High Council of Zion, together with the Bishoprick met in , on Thursday March the 15th 1838, agreeable to appointment and was organized as follows. President Joseph Smith jr took the charge of the Council
No 1No 2
" 3" 4
" 5" 6
" 7Moses Martin" 8
" 9" 10
" 11" 12
The Council opened by singing “This earth was once a garden place &c.” and prayer by Prest Joseph Smith jr.
The minutes of some previous Councils were read by the
First, The minutes of a Council held on Saturday the 24th of February 1838, when it was voted— First
That the 6th article of the said minutes be null & void & also, that a new article be put in the place of it (which was done)—
President Joseph Smith jr gave a history of the ordination of , which took place in July 1834, to be a leader, or a prophet to this Church, which (ordination) was on conditions that he (J. Smith jr) did not live to God himself
President J. Smith jr approved of the proceedings of the High Council, after hearing the minutes of the former Councils.
The Council ajourned for one hour.
7 o’clock P.M. The Council and Bishoprick convened agreeably to adjournment and was [p. 108]
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