Minutes, 11 August 1834

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difficulty should be disposed of. Brother  thought that for , to make a public con fession in the Star would be the way to heal the wound.   followed with nearly the same remarks  Brother , thought it ought to be quashed here,  and go no farther. followed with the same from  brother . Brother said that  it was his opinion, that ought to  make a more public confession, and send by letter to  those who are in the same transgression, with himself  and inform them of this decision, and then if necessary  make it public in the Star. Brother  thought that the confession ought to be as liberal as  the accusation, or that it ought to be written and published  Brother , said that if would view  this thing in its proper light, he would be willing to make  a public confession and send forth; and he advised  him to do this for the salvation of the  abroad. Brother Isaac Story, said that it was his  opinion the plaster ought to be as large as the  wound, that a proper statement ought to be pub lished abroad. The then proposed that this council  send a certificate or resolution, informing the churches  abroad, that the conduct of brother Joseph, has been  investigated, and that he has acted in a proper manner  and in every respect has conducted himself to the sat isfaction of the church in , and also let   make a proper confession  following the same minutes. Brother , P[eter]  Shirts, , N. Evans. and , made  remarks to the same effect. Brother, made  a few remarks upon the attitude in which, he,  now stands before the world, in endeavoring to preach  the gospel. [p. 53]
difficulty should be disposed of. Brother thought that for , to make a public confession in the Star would be the way to heal the wound. followed with nearly the same remarks Brother , thought it ought to be quashed here, and go no farther. followed with the same from brother . Brother said that it was his opinion, that ought to make a more public confession, and send by letter to those who are in the same transgression, with himself and inform them of this decision, and then if necessary make it public in the Star. Brother thought that the confession ought to be as liberal as the accusation, or that it ought to be written and published Brother , said that if would view this thing in its proper light, he would be willing to make a public confession and send forth; and he advised him to do this for the salvation of the abroad. Brother Isaac Story, said that it was his opinion the plaster ought to be as large as the wound, that a proper statement ought to be published abroad. The then proposed that this council send a certificate or resolution, informing the churches abroad, that the conduct of brother Joseph, has been investigated, and that he has acted in a proper manner and in every respect has conducted himself to the satisfaction of the church in , and also let make a proper confession following the same minutes. Brother , Peter Shirts, , N. Evans. and , made remarks to the same effect. Brother, made a few remarks upon the attitude in which, he, now stands before the world, in endeavoring to preach the gospel. [p. 53]
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