Minutes, 17 September 1837–A

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Sunday 17th Sept. 1837 In an assembly of the  Saints in the , the  following business was transacted by  the Church, the Bishop of  the Church in , stated to the  Saints that the time had now arraved  when it was necessary for him to have  an agent, agreeable to the provisions  made for him in the revelations, he  proceded to nominate Elder , and then Called upon the Church  to know if it was their minds that Should officiate as Agent to  the Bishop, Voted in the affirmative.  by the unanymous voice of the Church,
then stated that it was necess ary that the Church should have a general  recorder & Clerk, to fill the place of  who had lately removed to the west, was nominated & elected by a unan ymous voice of the Church, to act in that office  as general Clerk & recorder of the whole Church.   made some remarks upon the  duties responsibility &c. of the Bishop his  Agent & Councilors, & the nesessity of their  standing forth immediately to degnify  their office, After some remarks by  Presidents Smith & and others upon  the disipline of Children, &c. the administration  of the Lords Supper being attended to, the  meeting Closed by a benediction from the  .——
.} Clerk of the—  Church [p. 242]
Sunday 17th Sept. 1837 In an assembly of the Saints in the , the following business was transacted by the Church, the Bishop of the Church in , stated to the Saints that the time had now arraved when it was necessary for him to have an agent, agreeable to the provisions made for him in the revelations, he proceded to nominate Elder , and then Called upon the Church to know if it was their minds that Should officiate as Agent to the Bishop, Voted in the affirmative. by the unanymous voice of the Church,
then stated that it was necessary that the Church should have a general recorder & Clerk, to fill the place of who had lately removed to the west, was nominated & elected by a unanymous voice of the Church, to act in that office as general Clerk & recorder of the whole Church. made some remarks upon the duties responsibility &c. of the Bishop his Agent & Councilors, & the nesessity of their standing forth immediately to degnify their office, After some remarks by Presidents Smith & and others upon the disipline of Children, &c. the administration of the Lords Supper being attended to, the meeting Closed by a benediction from the .——
.} Clerk of the— Church [p. 242]
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