Minutes, 17 February 1834

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The remaining six Counsellors who do not speak in , are  to hear patiently the reasoning of the other and correct all errors  which they may discover, and after decission is rendered by  the president, if these remaining counsellors can throw  any farther light upon the subject, so as to correct the decissin [decision]  of the president, they have the liberty so to do, otherwise it stands  and the majority of the Council must rule. It was then voted  by all present that they desired to come under the present  order of things which they all considered to be the will of  God. Many questions have been asked during the time of the organiz ation of this Council and doubtless some errors have been com mitted, it was, therefore, voted by all present that Bro Joseph should  make all necessary corrections by the spirit of inspiration hereafter   drew no. one by lot. drew  No 2. drew No 3. drew No  4. drew No 5. drew No 6.  , and  speak for and on the part of the accuser. ,   and , speak for and on the  part of the accused. The remaining six counsellors are to sit  and hear patiently and correct errors if they discover them.  The Council drew No 7. drew  No 8, drew No 9, drew  No 10, drew No 11, drew No  12, The Council adjourned then, until wednesday at 10 oclk  A.M.——
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The remaining six Counsellors who do not speak in , are to hear patiently the reasoning of the other and correct all errors which they may discover, and after decission is rendered by the president, if these remaining counsellors can throw any farther light upon the subject, so as to correct the decissin [decision] of the president, they have the liberty so to do, otherwise it stands and the majority of the Council must rule. It was then voted by all present that they desired to come under the present order of things which they all considered to be the will of God. Many questions have been asked during the time of the organization of this Council and doubtless some errors have been committed, it was, therefore, voted by all present that Bro Joseph should make all necessary corrections by the spirit of inspiration hereafter drew no. one by lot. drew No 2. drew No 3. drew No 4. drew No 5. drew No 6. , and speak for and on the part of the accuser. , and , speak for and on the part of the accused. The remaining six counsellors are to sit and hear patiently and correct errors if they discover them. drew No 7. drew No 8, drew No 9, drew No 10, drew No 11, drew No 12, The Council adjourned then, until wednesday at 10 oclk A.M.——
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