Minutes, 23 March 1833–A

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23d of March 1833—
A of & assembld  in the school room at 9 oclock agreeabl—  to previous arangments.——
After opening the councel by prayer by  Broth[er] Joseph it was agreed that bro   and brothr should  procede to make purchace of certain  farms or to obtain, or to obtain their  terms of sail, and and that Bro  be appointed to obtain the price of and the brethren agreed  to continue in prayer and fasting for  the ultimate success of their mission  after an absence of about three hours   & returned and made  report as follows. That  would sell his farm for four thousand  dollars and that Mr Morley would  sell his farm for twenty one hundred  dollars. and also returned  and reported that would  sell his farm for five thousand dollars  and afte[r] the report of the brethren it  was put to vote whether it was  the property should be purchaced  and deceded [decided] in the affirmative  it was then agreed that bro and   should superintend the pur chacing of said farms and to have  the prayer of the brethren and that  they should be to that office  accordingly ordained  them as general agents to be set apart. [p. 18]
23d of March 1833—
A of & assembld in the school room at 9 oclock agreeabl— to previous arangments.——
After opening the councel by prayer by Brother Joseph it was agreed that bro and brothr should procede to make purchace of certain farms or to obtain, or to obtain their terms of sail, and and that Bro be appointed to obtain the price of and the brethren agreed to continue in prayer and fasting for the ultimate success of their mission after an absence of about three hours & returned and made report as follows. That would sell his farm for four thousand dollars and that Mr Morley would sell his farm for twenty one hundred dollars. and also returned and reported that would sell his farm for five thousand dollars and after the report of the brethren it was put to vote whether the property should be purchaced and deceded [decided] in the affirmative it was then agreed that bro and should superintend the purchacing of said farms and to have the prayer of the brethren and that they should be to that office accordingly ordained them as general agents to be set apart. [p. 18]
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