Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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() and talk with him about it, when he denied it after which they told him if he was guilty he had better leave the country; but if he was inocent to stand a trial & he should come out clear; but that night or the next he left the country.
concurs with the foregoing testimony.
testifies that has neglected attending meeting.
concurs in the same
The fourth and fifth charges were rejected by the Court. The 6th charge was withdrawn.
After some remarks by the Councellors, it was decided by the and his Council that the 1st, 2nd, & 3rd charges were sustained, the 7th was sustained also the 8th charge was sustained satisfactoryly by circumstancial evidence. The ninth charge was sustained. he was, therefore, considered no longer a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
The decision was sanctioned by the High Council
The Council adjourned untill tomorrow at 9 o’ clock. Closed in prayer by .
Clerk
13 April 1838 • Friday
The High Council of Zion met in on Friday April 13th 1838
, and Presiding. The Council was organized as follows:
no. 1no 2
" 3." 4
" 5" 6
" 7" 8
" 9" 10
" 11" 12
The Council was opened by singing and prayer by President after which several charges were prefered, against [p. 126]
() and talk with him about it, when he denied it after which they told him if he was guilty he had better leave the country; but if he was inocent to stand a trial & he should come out clear; but that night or the next he left the country.
concurs with the foregoing testimony.
testifies that has neglected attending meeting.
concurs in the same
The fourth and fifth charges were rejected by the Court. The 6th charge was withdrawn.
After some remarks by the Councellors, it was decided by the and his Council that the 1st, 2nd, & 3rd charges were sustained, the 7th was sustained also the 8th charge was sustained satisfactoryly by circumstancial evidence. The ninth charge was sustained. he was, therefore, considered no longer a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
The decision was sanctioned by the High Council
The Council adjourned untill tomorrow at 9 o’ clock. Closed in prayer by .
Clerk
13 April 1838 • Friday
The High Council of Zion met in on Friday April 13th 1838
, and Presiding. The Council was organized as follows:
no. 1no 2
" 3." 4
" 5" 6
" 7" 8
" 9" 10
" 11" 12
The Council was opened by singing and prayer by President after which several charges were prefered, against [p. 126]
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