Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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rights of men regarded.
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After the reading of the above letter it was not con sidered necessary to investigate the case, as he had offered  contempt to the Council by writing the above letter; but  let the Councellors speak what they had to say and upon  the case and pass decision
The councellors then made a few remarks in which  they spoke warmly of the contempt offered to the Council  in the above letter, therefore, thought he was not worthy  a membership in the Church.
When made a few remarks and  decided that be no longer considered  a member of the Church of Christ of Latter day Saints.
Voted by the high Council that be  no longer a Committee-man to search our locations for  the geathering of the saints.
Council adjourned untill tomorrow morning 9 o’ clock. Closed in Benediction by President Joseph Smith jr
Clerk

14 April 1838 • Saturday

The High Council of Zion met agreeable to adjou rnment on Saturday the 14th of April 1838.
Being organized as follows:
Joseph Smith jr and  Presiding.
No 1No. 2
" 3Isaac Higbee" 4
" 5" 6
" 7" 8
" 9" 10
" 11" 12
Council opened in prayer by Elder .
An appealed case was then presented to the Council,  pending between Elders and [Nathan] West, from the  Elders quorum, when the proceedings of the Elders  quorum were read also the charges which reads as [p. 133]
rights of men regarded.
.”
After the reading of the above letter it was not considered necessary to investigate the case, as he had offered contempt to the Council by writing the above letter; but let the Councellors speak what they had to say upon the case and pass decision
The councellors then made a few remarks in which they spoke warmly of the contempt offered to the Council in the above letter, therefore, thought he was not worthy a membership in the Church.
When made a few remarks and decided that be no longer considered a member of the Church of Christ of Latter day Saints.
Voted by the high Council that be no longer a Committee-man to search our locations for the geathering of the saints.
Council adjourned untill tomorrow morning 9 o’clock. Closed in Benediction by President Joseph Smith jr
Clerk

14 April 1838 • Saturday

The High Council of Zion met agreeable to adjournment on Saturday the 14th of April 1838.
Being organized as follows:
Joseph Smith jr and Presiding.
No 1No. 2
" 3Isaac Higbee" 4
" 5" 6
" 7" 8
" 9" 10
" 11" 12
Council opened in prayer by Elder .
An appealed case was then presented to the Council, pending between Elders and Nathan West, from the Elders quorum, when the proceedings of the Elders quorum were read also the charges which reads as [p. 133]
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