Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
Page 59
image
testifies that
Lyman Leonard said if it was necessary to lay aside the gifts for a season  they would recieve a knowledge of it through the gifts. The Church said that there  was a prophecy delivered through the gifts while in that they  were to come over into and there be persecuted by their brethren &  said the prophecy must be fulfilled, and carried the idea as though it  was now fulfilling.
.
Nathan West testifies that
The foregoing testimonies are true and that sister Sally Crandle  saw his heart and that it was full of eyes. also saw eyes in others hearts  some had few and others some many.
Nathan West.
testifies that
Sally Crandle said that she saw his heart and saw two  books in it, and that there was a Nephite standing behind him to push him  into his duty. And says that Silvester Hulet spake in tongues in Meetings  and Sally Crandle interpreted thus: Verily, verily, thus saith the Lord unto  you little band ye must beware for there are many who are seeking to pry  into your privileges.
Absalom Scritchfield testifies that:
Last spring one time that he was over in the  Hulet branch said in tongues that they would be safe during the night  from any interruption by the mob, but before morning some of them were  whiped, viz: Lyman Leonard and Josiah Sumner, and also testified that they  saw my heart and saw three young women in it.
Absalom Scritchfield.
Br. Badson acknowledges that he was present and said with Sally  Crandle that he saw three young women in his heart; also testifies that he  got sister Sally Crandle to look and see whether his wife was in the faith, she  said that she saw her afar off: also testifies that he knew that Sally Crandle’s  gift of seeing was not of the Lord but it was of the Devil.
Br. Batson
Alpheus Gifford testifies, to many things which had been given in by other  witnesses.
Alpheus Gifford.
Council adjourned ¾ hour.
Convened according to adjournment.
Opened, prayer as usual.
The then arose and addressed the counsellors, saying: that they [p. 59]
testifies that
Lyman Leonard said if it was necessary to lay aside the gifts for a season they would recieve a knowledge of it through the gifts. The Church said that there was a prophecy delivered through the gifts while in that they were to come over into and there be persecuted by their brethren & said the prophecy must be fulfilled, and carried the idea as though it was now fulfilling.
.
Nathan West testifies that
The foregoing testimonies are true and that sister Sally Crandle saw his heart and that it was full of eyes. also saw eyes in others hearts some had few and some many.
Nathan West.
testifies that
Sally Crandle said that she saw his heart and saw two books in it, and that there was a Nephite standing behind him to push him into his duty. And says that Silvester Hulet spake in tongues in Meetings and Sally Crandle interpreted thus: Verily, verily, thus saith the Lord unto you little band ye must beware for there are many who are seeking to pry into your privileges.
Absalom Scritchfield testifies that:
Last spring one time that he was over in the Hulet branch said in tongues that they would be safe during the night from any interruption by the mob, but before morning some of them were whiped, viz: Lyman Leonard and Josiah Sumner, and also testified that they saw my heart and saw three young women in it.
Absalom Scritchfield.
Br. Badson acknowledges that he was present and said with Sally Crandle that he saw three young women in his heart; also testifies that he got sister Sally Crandle to look and see whether his wife was in the faith, she said that she saw her afar off: also testifies that he knew that Sally Crandle’s gift of seeing was not of the Lord but it was of the Devil.
Br. Batson
Alpheus Gifford testifies, to many things which had been given in by other witnesses.
Alpheus Gifford.
Council adjourned ¾ hour.
Convened according to adjournment.
Opened, prayer as usual.
The then arose and addressed the counsellors, saying: that they [p. 59]
Page 59