Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Bishop said he seconded nomination and should vote for him; and as to said letter, he had heard it, and saw nothing so criminal in it.
President also made a few remarks in favor.
made further remarks.
Elder also objected to .
Pres’t then nominated Pres’t. to take place. He then called for a vote in favor of who was rejected. He then called for a vote in favor of Pres’t. , which was carried unanimous.
Some few remarks were made by Pres’ts. and .
was then nominated as the first President of this branch of the Church, and was objected to by . said he should vote for — also Elder .
Elder spake against : also Elder .
Elder spake in favor of . Further remarks from , by request of , who made satisfaction for him. Remarks from Pres’t. Joseph Smith jr. who called for an expression, which was carried by almost a unanimous vote.
Pres’t. Joseph Smith, jr. then nominated for an assistant President, who was objected, to and spake in opposition to him, and read a list of charges from a written document against [p. 83]
Bishop said he seconded nomination and should vote for him; and as to said letter, he had heard it, and saw nothing so criminal in it.
President also made a few remarks in favor.
made further remarks.
Elder also objected to .
Pres’t then nominated Pres’t. to take place. He then called for a vote in favor of who was rejected. He then called for a vote in favor of Pres’t. , which was carried unanimous.
Some few remarks were made by Pres’ts. and .
was then nominated as the first President of this branch of the Church, and was objected to by . said he should vote for — also Elder .
Elder spake against : also Elder .
Elder spake in favor of . Further remarks from , by request of , who made satisfaction for him. Remarks from Pres’t. Joseph Smith jr. who called for an expression, which was carried by almost a unanimous vote.
Pres’t. Joseph Smith, jr. then nominated for an assistant President, who was objected, and spake in opposition to him, and read a list of charges from a written document against [p. 83]
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