Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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And the right hand of fellowship given him by the Bishop   in the land of Zion in the name of the church
Br. was ordained a High priest under the hand  of br. Joseph Smith jr.
Br. then stated the items embraced in a Revelation  received in & the reason why we were commanded to come to  this land & sit in council with the High priests here, for the  particulars of which read the commandment.
Conference adjourned for one hour.
Clerk.
Council Convened
Prayer by br.
All differences settled & the hearts of all run together in love 
A Revelation received through him whom the Church has appointed  respecting organization.
Council adjourned until to-morrow 9 o’clock A.M.
Prayer by
Council Convened, Opened by singing “He dies the friend of  sinners dies &c.” & prayer by br.
Resolved, that the name of the Firm mentioned in the  commandments yesterday be Gilbert, Whitney & Company in Zion.  And Newel K. Whitney & Company in Geauga Co. Ohio.
Resolved that brs. & draft the  bond for the above named Firm. As there was not any business of importance  before the Council; Brethren Joseph & gave desertations  on the Gospel, its appendages &c. Council closed in prayer by br. Joseph  Smith jr.
Clerk.
April 27. 1832.

30 April 1832 • Monday

Minutes of a Council of the litterary Firm, Zion April 30. 1832.
Present
Joseph Smith jr. President.
, one of the President’s Councellors.
Ordered by the council that three thousand copies of the book of Commandments  be printed the first Edition. [p. 25]
And the right hand of fellowship given him by the Bishop in the land of Zion in the name of the church
Br. was ordained a High priest under the hand of br. Joseph Smith jr.
Br. then stated the items embraced in a Revelation received in & the reason why we were commanded to come to this land & sit in council with the High priests here, for the particulars of which read the commandment.
Conference adjourned for one hour.
Clerk.
Council Convened
Prayer by br.
All differences settled & the hearts of all run together in love
A Revelation received through him whom the Church has appointed respecting organization.
Council adjourned until to-morrow 9 o’clock A.M.
Prayer by
Council Convened, Opened by singing “He dies the friend of sinners dies &c.” & prayer by br.
Resolved, that the name of the Firm mentioned in the commandments yesterday be Gilbert, Whitney & Company in Zion. And Newel K. Whitney & Company in Geauga Co. Ohio.
Resolved that brs. & draft the bond for the above named Firm. As there was not any business of importance before the Council; Brethren Joseph & gave desertations on the Gospel, its appendages &c. Council closed in prayer by br. Joseph Smith jr.
Clerk.
April 27. 1832.

30 April 1832 • Monday

Minutes of a Council of the litterary Firm, Zion April 30. 1832.
Present
Joseph Smith jr. President.
, one of the President’s Councellors.
Ordered by the council that three thousand copies of the book of Commandments be printed the first Edition. [p. 25]
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