Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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was appointed General Church  Recorder and Clerk for the First Presidency;
was appointed Church Clerk &  Recorder for the stake of Zion & Clerk for the high Council;
was appointed President pro  tempore of the Church in Zion, and  and his assistants Presidents.
The meeting was adjourned for one hour— &  again opened by — After which  the bread and wine was administered, & 95  infants were brought froward & blessed—.
When on motion the meeting closed.
Clerk Joseph Smith jr
President.

7–8 April 1838 • Saturday–Sunday

Conference Minutes. April 7th 1838.
Agreeable to a reso[l]ution of the high Council,  assembled at , on saturday the 3rd of March  1838, the general authorities of the Church met, the  to hold the first quarterly Conference of the Church  of Latter Day Saints, <of> Zion, at on the 7th.  of April 1838.
Presidents Joseph Smith jr, ,  , , and took the  stand; after which the several quorums, the  High Council, the High Priests, the Seventies,  the Elders, the , the Priests, the Teachers,  and Deacons, were organized by their Presidents.
President Joseph Smith jr made some  remarks, also gave some instruction respecting  the order of the day. The Conference was then  opened by singing “O God our hope in ages past”  and prayer by Prest . Also, a hymn was  sung “How firm a foundation”— After which  President Joseph Smith jr arose and addressed  the congregation, at considerable length, on some [p. 115]
was appointed General Church Recorder and Clerk for the First Presidency;
was appointed Church Clerk & Recorder for the stake of Zion & Clerk for the high Council;
was appointed President pro tempore of the Church in Zion, and and his assistant Presidents.
The meeting was adjourned for one hour— & again opened by — After which the bread and wine was administered, & 95 infants were brought froward & blessed—.
When on motion the meeting closed.
Clerk Joseph Smith jr
President.

7–8 April 1838 • Saturday–Sunday

Conference Minutes. April 7th 1838.
Agreeable to a resolution of the high Council, assembled at , on saturday the 3rd of March 1838, the general authorities of the Church met, to hold the first quarterly Conference of the Church of Latter Day Saints, Zion, at on the 7th. of April 1838.
Presidents Joseph Smith jr, , , , and took the stand; after which the several quorums, the High Council, the High Priests, the Seventies, the Elders, the , the Priests, the Teachers, and Deacons, were organized by their Presidents.
President Joseph Smith jr made some remarks, also gave some instruction respecting the order of the day. The Conference was then opened by singing “O God our hope in ages past” and prayer by Prest . Also, a hymn was sung “How firm a foundation”— After which President Joseph Smith jr arose and addressed the congregation, at considerable length, on some [p. 115]
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