Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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The Council was opened by singing “How Now  let us rejoice in the day of Salvation” &c. and prayer by  .
The following report was then read by the Clerk &  accepted by the Council
“To the Presidency and High Council of the Church  of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Zion Greeting.
We the undersigned, being a committee to wait upon  the publick houses and groceries in this place, ,  and inform the keepers of the same, of the determination  and desire of the spiritual authorities of this Stake to  improve the moral condition of the same, do respectfully  report, that we attended to that duty, and found  Mr J. Smith jr, Mr and families mani fested a perfect willingness to comply with the request  of your Honorable body. Mr ,  grocer, manifested the same spirit and agreed that  if it was requested he would not keep any more ardent  spirits in the place &c. June 28th 1838.”
Daniel Shearer.
Benjamin Benson.”
The following charges were then read prefered and  read
“To the Presidency and High Council.
This may certify that I prefer a charge against  , , and James Hendrix [Hendricks]  for forbiding me to commune under a pretence  that I was not a member of the Church, and  for trying to defraud me in deal, and for lying &  slander &c. April 23rd 1838.
Samuel Kimball.” [p. 143]
No 5No 6
Isaac Higbee" 7" 8
" 9" 10
" 11" 12
The Council was opened by singing “ Now let us rejoice in the day of Salvation” &c. and prayer by .
The following report was then read by the Clerk & accepted by the Council
“To the Presidency and High Council of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Zion Greeting.
We the undersigned, being a committee to wait upon the publick houses and groceries in this place, , and inform the keepers of the same, of the determination and desire of the spiritual authorities of this Stake to improve the moral condition of the same, do respectfully report, that we attended to that duty, and found Mr J. Smith jr, Mr and families manifested a perfect willingness to comply with the request of your Honorable body. Mr , grocer, manifested the same spirit and agreed that if it was requested he would not keep any more ardent spirits in the place &c. June 28th 1838.”
Daniel Shearer.
Benjamin Benson.”
The following charges were then prefered and read
“To the Presidency and High Council.
This may certify that I prefer a charge against , , and James Hendrix [Hendricks] for forbiding me to commune under a pretence that I was not a member of the Church, and for trying to defraud me in deal, and for lying & slander &c. April 23rd 1838.
Samuel Kimball.” [p. 143]
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