Minute Book 2

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Br. then made certain remarks on the privileges of  the saints in these last days. Remarks to those who were ordained to the High priest hood last evening saying that the Lord was not well pleased with some of them because  of their indifference to be ordained to that office, exhortation to faith and obedience  setting forth the power of that office.
Br. said that he received the rebuke in meekness. The same by brs.   Joseph Brackenberry, & .
The Clerk said that the directions which himself & his br. had  recieved this morning respecting the choice of the twelve, was that they would be  ordained & sent forth from the Land of Zion.
Voted that this conference appoint another General conference in  Lorain County on the 25th. January 1832.
Voted that brs. & speak  this day to the congregation which shall assemble.
Closed, Prayer by br. .
Clerk.
Cuyahoga County Ohio, Oct. 26. 1831.

1–2 November 1831 • Tuesday–Wednesday

Minutes of a conference held in , Portage Co Ohio, Nov 1 1831
Elders Present
Joseph Smith Jr
.
Br appointed moderator & Clerk br   made a request desiring the mind of the Lord through this  conference of Elders to know how many copies of the Book of command ments it was the will of the Lord should be published in the first  edition of that work. Voted that there be ten thousand struck copies  struck. Adjourned until after noon.
Preface received by inspiration
Conference commenced according to adjournment br  appointed Moderater & , Clerk [p. 15]
Br. then made certain remarks on the privileges of the saints in these last days. Remarks to those who were ordained to the High priesthood last evening saying that the Lord was not well pleased with some of them because of their indifference to be ordained to that office, exhortation to faith and obedience setting forth the power of that office.
Br. said that he received the rebuke in meekness. The same by brs. Joseph Brackenberry, & .
The Clerk said that the directions which himself & his br. had recieved this morning respecting the choice of the twelve, was that they would be ordained & sent forth from the Land of Zion.
Voted that this conference appoint another General conference in Lorain County on the 25th. January 1832.
Voted that brs. & speak this day to the congregation which shall assemble.
Closed, Prayer by br. .
Clerk.
Cuyahoga County Ohio, Oct. 26. 1831.

1–2 November 1831 • Tuesday–Wednesday

Minutes of a conference held in , Portage Co Ohio, Nov 1 1831
Elders Present
Joseph Smith Jr
.
Br appointed moderator & Clerk br made a request desiring the mind of the Lord through this conference of Elders to know how many copies of the Book of commandments it was the will of the Lord should be published in the first edition of that work. Voted that there be ten thousand copies struck. Adjourned until after noon.
Preface received by inspiration
Conference commenced according to adjournment br appointed Moderater & , Clerk [p. 15]
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