Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Br appointed moderator & Clerk Prayer  by br . Various Commandments read.
Resolutions offered by br to take into consideration the cir cumstances of two brethren present. Isaac & George Bebee [Beebe] who desired  to preach the Gospel Commandment read by the Clerk ceartain remarks  made by him also & br The duty of the Priests Teachers & Deacons  read by br from the Articles & covenants Remarks by br , stating that the offices of Priests, Teachers, & Deacons, to be as importent  as any in the Church
Resolved therefore that there be no person ordained in the Land of Zion to  the office of Elder Priest Teacher or Deacon without the united voice of the  Churches in which such individual resides Closed.
Prayer by
Clerk of Conference.

10 March 1832 • Saturday

Minutes of a special Conference in Zion March 10. 1832.
Br. Moderator & Clerk.
Present
.
Resolved. That this Conference write to our br. .  Wrote as follows. First as to the charges prefered against our br. in a letter addressed to brs. & dated ,  Nov. 14. 1831. We learn by conversing with and those personally con versant with the circumstances that the said charges are partially correct
But as the most of them transpired previous to a Conference held on this  land at which our brs. & were present face to face when confes sions were made by several brethren & by in particular to our  joy and thanksgiving to our God we can truly say his spirit was there also,  we cannot consider them justifiable.
Secondly, As three of the charges are prefered after said Conference one of  themse is respecting the handing over money to brs. Joseph & for  their expense to , to which says he had no disposition to defraud  or deceive his brethren in that case & if any damage has accrued to the [p. 22]
Br appointed moderator & Clerk Prayer by br . Various Commandments read.
Resolutions offered by br to take into consideration the circumstances of two brethren present. Isaac & George Bebee Beebe who desired to preach the Gospel Commandment read by the Clerk ceartain remarks made by him & br The duty of the Priests Teachers & Deacons read by br from the Articles & covenants Remarks by br , stating that the offices of Priests, Teachers, & Deacons, to be as importent as any in the Church
Resolved therefore that there be no person ordained in the Land of Zion to the office of Elder Priest Teacher or Deacon without the united voice of the Churches in which such individual resides Closed.
Prayer by
Clerk of Conference.

10 March 1832 • Saturday

Minutes of a special Conference in Zion March 10. 1832.
Br. Moderator & Clerk.
Present
.
Resolved. That this Conference write to our br. . Wrote as follows. First as to the charges prefered against our br. in a letter addressed to brs. & dated , Nov. 14. 1831. We learn by conversing with and those personally conversant with the circumstances that the said charges are partially correct
But as the most of them transpired previous to a Conference held on this land at which our brs. & were present face to face when confessions were made by several brethren & by in particular to our joy and thanksgiving to our God we can truly say his spirit was there also, we cannot consider them justifiable.
Secondly, As three of the charges are prefered after said Conference one of them is respecting the handing over money to brs. Joseph & for their expense to , to which says he had no disposition to defraud or deceive his brethren in that case & if any damage has accrued to the [p. 22]
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