Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Opened in singing “This Earth was once a garden place” &c  and prayer by President .
was appointed to fill the seat of  No. 2 pro. tempore.
Voted by the High Council that the proceedings of  the Elder’s Conference held to investigate the case of J. Lemons  & S. Wixom are null and void, as they keept no regular  minutes or records of them.
Br. Best testifies that he heard prophecy at Br  Wheeler’s that some one would be heard to mourn, after that  told him that he had a wife selected and she was in the house,  they were then at Br Curtis’, and she was and   requested him to tell her that her husband was dead, also,   told him the Lord had shown her to him for his wife,  also heard say that if she broke her covenant she would  be miserable, because he had seen her future state, also, when he  told what requested him, she cried and  said she hoped the Lord would be merciful to her in her afflictions
At another time, he heard say that  told her the Lord had revealed to him that she was to be his  wife and she believed that she had a testimony that he told  the truth. had been absent from her husband  about five months, but he returned soon after, which was  some time in November last. Also, was knowing to walk ing to and from meetings with her, both in night and day time,  as she lived at his house.
— testifies that had some conversation  with him respecting getting a wife, saying he was going to have  a wife and that by revelation, because the Lord was going to let him  have a wife with whom he could live in peace &c.
At another time told him that he enquired of the  Lord respecting a compa[n]ion when was presented  before him, when he said to the Lord “She is pregnant by  another man”, when the Lord replied “wait my time & [p. 138]
Opened in singing “This Earth was once a garden place” &c and prayer by President .
was appointed to fill the seat of No. 2 pro. tempore.
Voted by the High Council that the proceedings of the Elder’s Conference held to investigate the case of J. Lemons & S. Wixom are null and void, as they keept no regular minutes or records of them.
Br. Best testifies that he heard prophecy at Br Wheeler’s that some one would be heard to mourn, after that told him that he had a wife selected and she was in the house, they were then at Br Curtis’, and she was and requested him to tell her that her husband was dead, also, told him the Lord had shown her to him for his wife, also heard say that if she broke her covenant she would be miserable, because he had seen her future state, also, when he told what requested him, she cried and said she hoped the Lord would be merciful to her in her afflictions
At another time, he heard say that told her the Lord had revealed to him that she was to be his wife and she believed that she had a testimony that he told the truth. had been absent from her husband about five months, but he returned soon after, which was some time in November last. Also, was knowing to walking to and from meetings with her, both in night and day time, as she lived at his house.
— testifies that had some conversation with him respecting getting a wife, saying he was going to have a wife and that by revelation, because the Lord was going to let him have a wife with whom he could live in peace &c.
At another time told him that he enquired of the Lord respecting a companion when was presented before him, when he said to the Lord “She is pregnant by another man”, when the Lord replied “wait my time & [p. 138]
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