Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Elders Present Elders Present
Joseph Smith jr.
(denied the faith)
The conference opened by singing “Glorious things &c.[”] Prayer by br.  , Exhortation to obedience to the requisition of Heaven by  delivering a charge in the name of the Lord Christ to the Bishop,  Rulers & members of the Church planted in their inheritances in the  land of Zion, by br. .
Confession of br. of his transgressions which were  satisfactory to the Church as approved by unanimous vote.
Exhortation by br. Joseph Smith jr. to acts of righteousness and  keeping the commandments of the Lord with promise of blessings.
Thirty-one members present, who. with the Elders partook of the sacrament
Closed by prayer by .
, Clerk.

28 August 1831 • Sunday

August 28, 1831. At a Church meeting held in  , Ohio, was ordained to the High Priesthood by the voice  of the Church & command of the Lord under the hand of br.

1 September 1831 • Thursday

Min[u]tes of a Conference held in Geauga County Ohio,  Sept. 1. 1831.
Elders Present
Joseph Smith jr.
Br. was ordained an agent unto the Disciples  in this land under the hand of br. . Upon testimony given  satisfactory to this Conference it was voted that our brethren & William Carter be silenced from holding the office of Elders in  this Church. By request of br. Lorin Page the Conference received his licence  as a Priest.
, Clerk of Con. [p. 5]
Elders Present Elders Present
Joseph Smith jr.
(denied the faith)
The conference opened by singing “Glorious things &c.” Prayer by br. , Exhortation to obedience to the requisition of Heaven by delivering a charge in the name of Christ to the Bishop, Rulers & members of the Church planted in their inheritances in the land of Zion, by br. .
Confession of br. of his transgressions which were satisfactory to the Church as approved by unanimous vote.
Exhortation by br. Joseph Smith jr. to acts of righteousness and keeping the commandments of the Lord with promise of blessings.
Thirty-one members present, who. with the Elders partook of the sacrament
Closed by prayer by .
, Clerk.

28 August 1831 • Sunday

August 28, 1831. At a Church meeting held in , Ohio, was ordained to the High Priesthood by the voice of the Church & command of the Lord under the hand of br.

1 September 1831 • Thursday

Minutes of a Conference held in Geauga County Ohio, Sept. 1. 1831.
Elders Present
Joseph Smith jr.
Br. was ordained an agent unto the Disciples in this land under the hand of br. . Upon testimony given satisfactory to this Conference it was voted that our brethren & William Carter be silenced from holding the office of Elders in this Church. By request of br. Lorin Page the Conference received his licence as a Priest.
, Clerk of Con. [p. 5]
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