Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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22 May 1837 • Monday

High Council convened at the Town of ,  May 22, 1837. Present, Presidents and .
Presiding Counsellors.
No. 1. No. 2.
" 3. " 4.
" 5. " 6.
" 7. " 8
" 9. " 10
Isaac Higbee " 11. " 12.
Council opened. prarer [prayer] by President .
After which an appeal was handed to the council from the Bishops  council by John Pattan and was rejected because of its illegality
Therefore the former complainants Viz Joshua Fairchilds   and Sheffield Daniels entered the following complaint  against the defendant John Patten for not fulfilling his contracts or  covenants in consequence of which they were materially injured——
Four of the councillors spoke on the subject. , , , and
Testimonies, , John Pullion and Abigail Daniels
The above testimonies plainly manifested that John Patten did  break covenant &c
After long investigation by the councillors and parties the  Presidency decided that both accuser and accused should be disfellowshiped  if they did not settle their difficulty——
’s case was then taken into consideration and  was cut off from the high council
’s case was brought into question who had previously been  disfellowshiped. He made satisfaction and was restored to his former  fellowship. The Presidency, then, Nominated for an agent to the  Church and Keeper of the Lords’, store House Which was seconded and  carried unanimously by the High council and multitude
Council Closed
(Signed)
Harvey Green} Clerk [p. 75]

22 May 1837 • Monday

High Council convened at the Town of , May 22, 1837. Present, Presidents and .
Presiding Counsellors.
No. 1. No. 2.
" 3. " 4.
" 5. " 6.
" 7. " 8
" 9. " 10
Isaac Higbee " 11. " 12.
Council opened. prarer [prayer] by President .
After which an appeal was handed to the council from the Bishops council by John Pattan and was rejected because of its illegality
Therefore the former complainants Viz Joshua Fairchilds and Sheffield Daniels entered the following complaint against the defendant John Patten for not fulfilling his contracts or covenants in consequence of which they were materially injured——
Four of the councillors spoke on the subject. , , , and
Testimonies, , John Pullion and Abigail Daniels
The above testimonies plainly manifested that John Patten did break covenant &c
After long investigation by the councillors and parties the Presidency decided that both accuser and accused should be disfellowshiped if they did not settle their difficulty——
’s case was then taken into consideration and was cut off from the high council
’s case was brought into question who had previously been disfellowshiped. He made satisfaction and was restored to his former fellowship. The Presidency, then, Nominated for an agent to the Church and Keeper of the Lords’, store House Which was seconded and carried unanimously by the High council and multitude
Council Closed
(Signed)
Harvey Green} Clerk [p. 75]
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