Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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the Book of Mormon and Doctrine & covenants and that Br.  Joseph is not a fallen Prophet, but will yet be exalted and  become very high.
John Badger says his confidence in the work is the  same as ever, and his faith, if possible is stronger than ever  he believes that it was necessary that these scourges should come.
says that as it respects the scourges  which has come upon us that the hand of God was in it &c.
says that his faith is as ever and that  he feels to praise God in prisons and in dungeons and in  all circumstances whatever he may be found.
After some consultation it was thought expedient  to nominate High Priests to fill the vacancies.
The Council was organized as follows:
No 1No 2
" 3" 4
" 5" 6
John Badger" 7" 8
" 9" 10
" 11" 12
Voted that fill the vacancy of No 4. and the place of   No 11. and John Badger the place of   No 7. and the place  of untill he returns
Council adjourned till Friday evening 6 oclock
Closed in prayer by .
, Clerk.)
19 December 1838 • Wednesday
The High Council of Zion met in Wednesday  December 19th 1838. The Council was organised as follows:
No 1No 2
" 3" 4
" 5" 6
John Badger" 7" 8
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the Book of Mormon and Doctrine & covenants and that Br. Joseph is not a fallen Prophet, but will yet be exalted and become very high.
John Badger says his confidence in the work is the same as ever, and his faith, if possible is stronger than ever he believes that it was necessary that these scourges should come.
says that as it respects the scourges which has come upon us that the hand of God was in it &c.
says that his faith is as ever and that he feels to praise God in prisons and in dungeons and in all circumstances whatever he may be found.
After some consultation it was thought expedient to nominate High Priests to fill the vacancies.
The Council was organized as follows:
No 1No 2
" 3" 4
" 5" 6
John Badger" 7" 8
" 9" 10
" 11" 12
Voted that fill the vacancy of No 4. and the place of No 11. and John Badger the place of No 7. and the place of untill he returns
Council adjourned till Friday evening 6 oclock
Closed in prayer by .
, Clerk.)
19 December 1838 • Wednesday
The High Council of Zion met in Wednesday December 19th 1838. The Council was organised as follows:
No 1No 2
" 3" 4
" 5" 6
John Badger" 7" 8
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