Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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its present form or draft And we unanimously accept of it
3rd. Resolved that, The Alleys be opened by the majority of each  square or Block when they shall desire it
4th Resolved that
The price and saile of town lots be left with  the Judgment of the wise men, Viz , ,  , and
5th. Resolved thus:
These quorums accept of , ,  and as building committee of the in this  City. Also that be received as a high counsellor until  President arrives at this place.
6th Resolved that. President , and   be appointed to superintend the building of the in this City and receive Revelations Visions &c  concerning said house
Closed by singing, and benediction by
(Signed)
Clerk

25 July 1836 • Monday

Mo. July 25. 1836.
A general assembly met at the house of  to transact business for the Church.
High Council of Zion organized also the and his  counsellors.
Opened by singing, “the Spirit of God like a fire  is burning &c.[”] and prayer by President .
1st Resolved unanimously that
Whereas this body is informed that about one hundred families  of emigrating Saints, being in waggons and tents on in  the Lower part of and threatened with mobbing and pestilence  some being now sick and many of them destitute of means to purchase  lands or provisions. And Whereas it is allowed or said, that about one hundred  families, are on the road between there and the Mississippi River, destitute [p. 69]
its present form or draft And we unanimously accept of it
3rd. Resolved that, The Alleys be opened by the majority of each square or Block when they shall desire it
4th Resolved that
The price and saile of town lots be left with the Judgment of the wise men, Viz , , , and
5th. Resolved thus:
These quorums accept of , , and as building committee of the in this City. Also that be received as a high counsellor until President arrives at this place.
6th Resolved that. President , and be appointed to superintend the building of the in this City and receive Revelations Visions &c concerning said house
Closed by singing, and benediction by
(Signed)
Clerk

25 July 1836 • Monday

Mo. July 25. 1836.
A general assembly met at the house of to transact business for the Church.
High Council of Zion organized also the and his counsellors.
Opened by singing, “the Spirit of God like a fire is burning &c.” and prayer by President .
1st Resolved unanimously that
Whereas this body is informed that about one hundred families of emigrating Saints, being in waggons and tents on in the Lower part of and threatened with mobbing and pestilence some being now sick and many of them destitute of means to purchase lands or provisions. And Whereas it is allowed or said, that about one hundred families, are on the road between there and the Mississippi River, destitute [p. 69]
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