Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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that their settlement of the affair should be sufficient for the Council.
President.
Attest.
, Clerk.
7 November 1837 • Tuesday
. Mo. Tuesday Nov 7 1837
At a general assembly of the Church of Latter Day Saints, assembled at , to take into consideration and transact the business of said Church.
Elder was chosen Moderator; and Clerk.
After, singing, the addressed the throne of grace in prayer, after which Prest. explained the object of the meeting, giving a relation of the recent re-organization of the Church in ; the minutes of said meeting were read by the , who also nominated Joseph Smith jr. the first President of the whole Church to preside over the Same. All were requested (males and females) to vote— who was unanimously chosen. He then made a few remarks. accepting the appointment requesting the prayers of the Church in his behalf.
President Smith then nominated Pres’t. to be one of his Counsellors— who was unanimously chosen.
He then nominated to be his next councillor who was objected to by Elder in a few remarks refering to a certain letter written to this place by the said Also objected to Elder also objected to [p. 82]
that their settlement of the affair should be sufficient for the Council.
President.
Attest.
, Clerk.
7 November 1837 • Tuesday
. Mo. Tuesday Nov 7 1837
At a general assembly of the Church of Latter Day Saints, assembled at , to take into consideration and transact the business of said Church.
Elder was chosen Moderator; and Clerk.
After, singing, the addressed the throne of grace in prayer, after which Prest. explained the object of the meeting, giving a relation of the recent re-organization of the Church in ; the minutes of said meeting were read by the , who also nominated Joseph Smith jr. the first President of the whole Church to preside over the Same. All were requested (males and females) to vote— who was unanimously chosen. He then made a few remarks. accepting the appointment requesting the prayers of the Church in his behalf.
President Smith then nominated Pres’t. to be one of his Counsellors— who was unanimously chosen.
He then nominated to be his next councillor who was objected to by Elder in a few remarks refering to a certain letter written to this place by the said Also objected to Elder also objected to [p. 82]
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