Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Several charges were read, prefered by Alexander Williams, against Sundry individuals, also one prefered against Alexander Williams by Josiah Fuller.
The charges generally were rejected, by the Council as it was buisness belonging to the , however there was a charge against Elder Williams for teaching erronious doctrine which he confessed that he had done in a degree.
It was decided by the Council that Elder Williams be no longer a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Resolved— That the charges prefered by Alexander William be not considered worthy of notice by any Court of this Church.
Resolved That the Bishop, be instructed to pay a certain debt of 14 dollars & 50 cents which has been under the necessity of borrowing to purchaseing provision with. Council adjourned untill the last Thursday in September next. Closed in prayer by .
, Clerk.
Addition to 28 April 1838 entry
The following letter of should have been inserted on Page 139, in the minutes of a Council, on the 28 of April 1838, but was not in consequence of its being mislaid and did not come to hand until the recording had been done thus far. (See Page 139.)
“It came to pass in the year of our Lord 1837, That I having lately came into this work, sent me to this country some time months previous to his coming. I was here sometime and he did not come.
I, believing to be a man of God, asked him to inquire of the Lord concerning and what had was the cause of his not coming.
Some time after that, he held a prayer meeting [p. 157]
Several charges were read, prefered by Alexander Williams, against Sundry individuals, also one prefered against Alexander Williams by Josiah Fuller.
The charges generally were rejected, by the Council as it was buisness belonging to the , however there was a charge against Elder Williams for teaching erronious doctrine which he confessed that he had done in a degree.
It was decided by the Council that Elder Williams be no longer a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Resolved— That the charges prefered by Alexander William be not considered worthy of notice by any Court of this Church.
Resolved That the Bishop, be instructed to pay a certain debt of 14 dollars & 50 cents which has been under the necessity of borrowing to purchaseing provision with. Council adjourned untill the last Thursday in September next. Closed in prayer by .
, Clerk.
Addition to 28 April 1838 entry
The following letter of should have been inserted on Page 139, in the minutes of a Council, on the 28 of April 1838, but was not in consequence of its being mislaid and did not come to hand until the recording had been done thus far. (See Page 139.)
“It came to pass in the year of our Lord 1837, That I having lately came into this work, sent me to this country some months previous to his coming. I was here sometime and he did not come.
I, believing to be a man of God, asked him to inquire of the Lord concerning and what was the cause of his not coming.
Some time after that, he held a prayer meeting [p. 157]
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