Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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After which a charge was read, prefered by Nathan West against a Branch  of the Church Known by the name of the Hulet branch which reads as follows
This may certify that whereas the, brethren & Sisters, composing a part of  the church, known, by the name of the Hulet branch, have imbibed certain  principles concerning the gifts that are thought not to be correct by the  greater part of the rest of the church, Which principls seem to have a  tendency to cause a split and disunion in the church.
I therefore as a wellwisher to the cause of Christ, and for the peace and  love, and upbuilding of the great cause of God. Do hereby pray that  the High Council will take into consideration the above report that we  all may come to understanding and grow up as calves of the stall until  we arise unto the perfect stature of a men and women in Christ  Jesus.
Nathan West.
Resolved that hour should speak upon this case viz:
and
" ".
Called on Witnesses
Charles English testifies. that the Hulet branch believed that they recieved  the word of the Lord by the gift of tongues and would not proceed to <their> tem poral business without recieving the word of the Lord. Silvester would  speak and Sally Crandle interpreted. Said that they would not recieve the  teachings of ordained members even br. Joseph Smith jr. unless it agreed  with their gifts. said they recieved the word of the Lord while they were in  ; that they were to be persecuted by their brethren in and now it had come— also said that the heads of the Church would  have to come down and recieve the gifts as they did— Said that they  the said branch had come up to their privileges more than the rest of the  Church. They thought they were right but if they were wrong could be  convinced that they were wrong, they would retract— Sister Crandle professed  to know and see men’s hearts.
testifies testifies that Sister Crandle saw the heart  of that it was not right— also saw the heart of that it was not right, br. concurs with the testimony of br. C.  English, said branch the same things that sister Sally Crandle does. Also saw my heart  and said he had a gift of knowledge. [p. 58]
After which a charge was read, prefered by Nathan West against a Branch of the Church Known by the name of the Hulet branch which reads as follows
This may certify that whereas the, brethren & Sisters, composing a part of the church, known, by the name of the Hulet branch, have imbibed certain principles concerning the gifts that are thought not to be correct by the greater part of the rest of the church, Which principls seem to have a tendency to cause a split and disunion in the church.
I therefore as a wellwisher to the cause of Christ, and for the peace and love, and upbuilding of the great cause of God. Do hereby pray that the High Council will take into consideration the above report that we all may come to understanding and grow up as calves of the stall until we arise unto the perfect stature of men and women in Christ Jesus.
Nathan West.
Resolved that hour should speak upon this case viz:
and
" ".
Called on Witnesses
Charles English testifies. that the Hulet branch believed that they recieved the word of the Lord by the gift of tongues and would not proceed to their temporal business without recieving the word of the Lord. Silvester would speak and Sally Crandle interpreted. Said that they would not recieve the teachings of ordained members even br. Joseph Smith jr. unless it agreed with their gifts. said they recieved the word of the Lord while they were in ; that they were to be persecuted by their brethren in and now it had come— also said that the heads of the Church would have to come down and recieve the gifts as they did— Said that they the said branch had come up to their privileges more than the rest of the Church. They thought they were right but if they could be convinced that they were wrong, they would retract— Sister Crandle professed to know and see men’s hearts.
testifies that Sister Crandle saw the heart of that it was not right— also saw the heart of that it was not right, br. concurs with the testimony of br. C. English, said branch the same things that sister Sally Crandle does. Also saw my heart and said he had a gift of knowledge. [p. 58]
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