Minutes, 16 January 1836

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of New York in which he prefered charges against them which were false, and upon which they <we> (the presiders) had acted in chastning them and therefore, the , had concluded that the had lost confidence in them, and that whereas the church in this place, had carressed them, at the time of their appointment, to the they now treated them coolly and appear to have lost confidence in them also—
They spoke of their having been in this work from the beginning almost and had born the burden in the heat of the day and passed through many trials and that the presidency ought not to have suspect their fidelity nor loose confidence in them, neither have chastised them upon such testimony as was lying before before them— also urged the necessity of an explanition upon the letter which they received from the presidency, and the propriety of their having information as it respects their duties, authority &c— that they might come to <an> understanding in all things, that they migh[t] act in perfect unison and harmony before the Lord and be prepared for the — also that they had prefered a charge against for his unchristian conduct which the presidency had disregarded— also that President on a certain occasion had made use of language to one of the [p. 121]
of New York in which he prefered charges against them which were false, and upon which we (the presiders) had acted in chastning them and therefore, the , had concluded that the had lost confidence in them, and that whereas the church in this place, had carressed them, at the time of their appointment, to the they now treated them coolly and appear to have lost confidence in them also—
They spoke of their having been in this work from the beginning almost and had born the burden in the heat of the day and passed through many trials and that the presidency ought not to suspect their fidelity nor loose confidence in them, neither have chastised them upon such testimony as was lying before them— also urged the necessity of an explanition upon the letter which they received from the presidency, and the propriety of their having information as it respects their duties, authority &c— that they might come to an understanding in all things, that they might act in perfect unison and harmony before the Lord and be prepared for the — also that they had prefered a charge against for his unchristian conduct which the presidency had disregarded— also that President on a certain occasion had made use of language to one of the [p. 121]
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