Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Emanuel M. Murphy made a request to have an  Elder accompany him to South Carolina this Season,  when was appointed to be his Compan ion, if it met his feelings.
After some remarks by various members of the  Conference, it was moved, Seconded and Caried——
That Brs , John Buchanan, and  James Allred be ordained or not to the Bishopric, by  the First Presidency, as they see proper.
The Conference adjourned untill to-morrow 10 o’ Clock. Closed in prayer by .
Saturday October 6th 1838.
Conference convened agreeably to adjournment,  Opened by singing “To him that made the sun and  moon and stars” &c. and prayer by President
Prests and presiding.
Elder Benjamin L. Clapp gave a statement  of his travels in Kentucky, as he had just returned  from there, many doors were opened in that part  of the country, and calls for preaching continually
He wished some Elders to go to that country.
A call was then made for volunteers to go  forth and preach the gospel, when several Elders  offered themselves, also a call for volunteers, <members,> who  wished to be ordained and go into the vineyard to  make it manifest, when Br Albert Sloan made  a request to be ordained to the office of an Elder,  after some remarks it was moved, Seconded, and  carried, that he be ordained as aforsaid.
The following are the names of the Elders,  who volunteered to go forth into the vineyard this  season. James Carroll, James Galliher,  Luman A. Shirtliff, , Ahaz  Cook, , , and  Alpheus Gifford. [p. 161]
Emanuel M. Murphy made a request to have an Elder accompany him to South Carolina this Season, when was appointed to be his Companion, if it met his feelings.
After some remarks by various members of the Conference, it was moved, Seconded and Caried——
That Brs , John Buchanan, and James Allred be ordained or not to the Bishopric, by the First Presidency, as they see proper.
The Conference adjourned untill to-morrow 10 o’Clock. Closed in prayer by .
Saturday October 6th 1838.
Conference convened agreeably to adjournment, Opened by singing “To him that made the sun and moon and stars” &c. and prayer by President
Prests and presiding.
Elder Benjamin L. Clapp gave a statement of his travels in Kentucky, as he had just returned from there, many doors were opened in that part of the country, and calls for preaching continually
He wished some Elders to go to that country.
A call was then made for volunteers to go forth and preach the gospel, when several Elders offered themselves, also a call for , members, who wished to be ordained and go into the vineyard to make it manifest, when Br Albert Sloan made a request to be ordained to the office of an Elder, after some remarks it was moved, Seconded, and carried, that he be ordained as aforsaid.
The following are the names of the Elders, who volunteered to go forth into the vineyard this season. James Carroll, James Galliher, Luman A. Shirtliff, , Ahaz Cook, , , and Alpheus Gifford. [p. 161]
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