Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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The charge against by John Anderson  (prefered 24th of May) was then presented by John Anderson, viz:
“For fellowship, for unjust deal and for abuse to me and  for defamation of character.[”]
Voted that two speak on a side, viz: and I[saac] Higbee  for the plaintiff and and for the defendant.
Henry Sabrisky states that Anderson sold a certain  mill seat for the benefit of the Church and that was to  give one hundred dollars for the mill seat, to be paid in one year.
The decided that the above charge could not bear  in this Council, the plaintiff then withdrew his suit.
A charge was then taken. up against — for  intoxication and thereby disgracing the Church (prefered 24th of  May.) by . William Wirick
Edward Larkey states that he was going by the house  of the defendant and saw him leaning over the fence and had  the appearance of intoxication, but did not see him drink  any thing, also, that he was in and saw call  for liquor, but saw him drink nothing.
states that he saw the defendant leaning  over the fence and hardly able to speak and to appearance  intoxicated
says he went to with the  defendant and that his breath smelt of whiskey and was  hardly capable of managing himself and he considered him  intoxicated with liquor.
L Gibbs says last summer called at his shop a  number of times and drank wine, but did not know that  he was drunk
After the foregoing testimony a number more was presented  in writing, after which the defendant agreed that he was  intoxicated.
The then decided that must  confess this sin with in one month or not be considered a  member of the Church [p. 148]
The charge against by John Anderson (prefered 24th of May) was then presented by John Anderson, viz:
“For fellowship, for unjust deal and for abuse to me and for defamation of character.”
Voted that two speak on a side, viz: and Isaac Higbee for the plaintiff and and for the defendant.
Henry Sabrisky states that Anderson sold a certain mill seat for the benefit of the Church and that was to give one hundred dollars for the mill seat, to be paid in one year.
The decided that the above charge could not bear in this Council, the plaintiff then withdrew his suit.
A charge was then taken. up against — for intoxication and thereby disgracing the Church (prefered 24th of May.) by William Wirick
Edward Larkey states that he was going by the house of the defendant and saw him leaning over the fence and had the appearance of intoxication, but did not see him drink any thing, also, that he was in and saw call for liquor, but saw him drink nothing.
states that he saw the defendant leaning over the fence and hardly able to speak and to appearance intoxicated
says he went to with the defendant and that his breath smelt of whiskey and was hardly capable of managing himself and he considered him intoxicated with liquor.
L Gibbs says last summer called at his shop a number of times and drank wine, but did not know that he was drunk
After the foregoing testimony a number more was presented in writing, after which the defendant agreed that he was intoxicated.
The then decided that must confess this sin with in one month or not be considered a member of the Church [p. 148]
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