Minutes, 16 September 1835

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against the Servants of God who were called to bring it forth, and bear testimony of it to the world, And now hast sought occasion against the Servants in tempting brethren to say they had [e]quivocated in the price of the record book, which was presented last sabbath and that brother Aldridge & perhaps others fell under this evil— influence, & brother Green justifies them in this thing & condemns, President Smith and is not and ought not to be justified in so doing. He went on further to show that the Book was purchased as cheap as it could be and was actually worth what was given for it, (Id.) $.12. requested leave to interrupt a moment to inform the council, that a moment before, that brother Green had passed the house and when he told him the council was considering his case and requested him to come in, he said that he should go about his own business, and so went on his way regardless of the council. continued showing still further that the design of brother Aldridge or at least of the Spirit that was in him, was to destroy the character of the heads of the church, & showed that we intended to speculate out of the brethren. & extort from them more than the cost of the Book. And now instead of regarding our feelings, he disregards us alltogether, and shows that he has no faith in the . Soon after brother Green came in and said that he had been detained longer than he intended, having been to on business & had to deliver the horse and harness to the owner before he could attend to the council,
then arose and decided that brother Green should not have been hindred from being here by any other business, and if so, he should have notified the council and requested an adjournment [p. 111]
against the Servants of God who were called to bring it forth, and bear testimony of it to the world, And now hast sought occasion against the Servants in tempting brethren to say they had [e]quivocated in the price of the record book, which was presented last sabbath and that brother Aldridge & perhaps others fell under this evil— influence, & brother Green justifies them in this thing & condemns, President Smith and is not and ought not to be justified in so doing. He went on further to show that the Book was purchased as cheap as it could be and was actually worth what was given for it, (Id.) $.12. requested leave to interrupt a moment to inform the council, that a moment before, that brother Green had passed the house and when he told him the council was considering his case and requested him to come in, he said that he should go about his own business, and so went on his way regardless of the council. continued showing still further that the design of brother Aldridge or at least of the Spirit that was in him, was to destroy the character of the heads of the church, & showed that we intended to speculate out of the brethren. & extort from them more than the cost of the Book. And now instead of regarding our feelings, he disregards us alltogether, and shows that he has no faith in the . Soon after brother Green came in and said that he had been detained longer than he intended, having been to on business & had to deliver the horse and harness to the owner before he could attend to the council,
then arose and decided that brother Green should not have been hindred from being here by any other business, and if so, he should have notified the council and requested an adjournment [p. 111]
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