Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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10th Resolved that this High Council, and Clerk  publish the minits of the High Council, from time to  time as they shall deem proper
11th Resolved that the aforesaid record Commence at the  time of the last Council held in .
Adjourned till Saturday the 28th inst
Clk pro. tem.—

28 April 1838 • Saturday

The High Council of Zion met in April 28th 1838 agreeable to adjournment.
and Presiding
The Council was organized as follows;
no 1no. 2
" 3Zecheriah Wilson" 4
" 5Joseph Smith jr" 6
" 7" 8
" 9" 10
" 11" 12
After which it was voted that Joseph Smith jr  and act in the placesof no 9 & 10.
The Council was opened by in prayer by
An appealed case was presented pending between   and , when the minutes of an Elder’s  meeting was read by in which  the above case had been tried, also the charges and  the appeal. The several charges were read when the  accused confessed the 1st, 2nd 3rd 4th the 5th he denied also  the 6th, 7th 8th, 9th, 10th & 11th.
The Case was considered difficult, therefore, 4  were to speak on it viz; and on the part of the Church and  and Joseph Smith jr on the part of the defendant.
The Council adjourned for one hour.
Council met agreeable to adjournment. [p. 137]
10th Resolved that this High Council, and Clerk publish the minits of the High Council, from time to time as they shall deem proper
11th Resolved that the aforesaid record Commence at the time of the last Council held in .
Adjourned till Saturday the 28th inst
Clk pro. tem.—

28 April 1838 • Saturday

The High Council of Zion met in April 28th 1838 agreeable to adjournment.
and Presiding
The Council was organized as follows;
no 1no. 2
" 3Zecheriah Wilson" 4
" 5Joseph Smith jr" 6
" 7" 8
" 9" 10
" 11" 12
After which it was voted that Joseph Smith jr and act in the placesof no 9 & 10.
The Council was opened by in prayer by
An appealed case was presented pending between and , when the minutes of an Elder’s meeting was read by in which the above case had been tried, also the charges and the appeal. The several charges were read when the accused confessed the 1st, 2nd 3rd 4th the 5th he denied also the 6th, 7th 8th, 9th, 10th & 11th.
The Case was considered difficult, therefore, 4 were to speak on it viz; and on the part of the Church and and Joseph Smith jr on the part of the defendant.
The Council adjourned for one hour.
Council met agreeable to adjournment. [p. 137]
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