Minutes, 28–29 August 1834

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pired at the time these reproofs were given. He said that  brother , came to him to know whether , had conducted right in the affair between him and  brother , when called upon for some bread for supper. He learned from  ’s mouth that had more bread than  he needed at the time, and directed him to some else who,  he () said had a sufficient. He then went with  brethren & to ’s tent where , justified himself, in not imparting a part of his  bread to . He then rebuked , for con tending that he had done right in this case because if this was  so, brethren might frequently retire to rest, without food, and  as long as he () had bread he had was bound. to  impart to those who had none, and that under these cir cumstances, , had conducted contrary to the  principles of Christ, and that his (’s) mind was darkned  in consequence of this covetous spirit.
The then adjourned the to 9. o clock  tomorrow at this place. Closed in prayer by brother
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August 29th. 1834
Council being organized in due form, the testimony was  continued, as follows, Brother said in relation to  a circumstance that transpired on the twenty five mile prai rie, so called in . that by a direction from the  leader of the camp he had been back to inspect the crossing  at a certain creek, that when he came up with the  camp he found it moving, and as he was behind, he went  on till he came up with brother s, & S[ylvester Smith’s] company, and  found them out of the road building a fire to cook supper,  As the teams passed on called to the  leaders of companies. (those who were yet behind) and asked them [p. 63]
pired at the time these reproofs were given. He said that brother , came to him to know whether , had conducted right in the affair between him and brother , when called upon for some bread for supper. He learned from ’s mouth that had more bread than he needed at the time, and directed him to some else who, he () said had a sufficient. He then went with brethren & to ’s tent where , justified himself, in not imparting a part of his bread to . He then rebuked , for contending that he had done right in this case because if this was so, brethren might frequently retire to rest, without food, and as long as he () had bread he was bound. to impart to those who had none, and that under these circumstances, , had conducted contrary to the principles of Christ, and that his (’s) mind was darkned in consequence of this covetous spirit.
The then adjourned the to 9. o clock tomorrow at this place. Closed in prayer by brother
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August 29th. 1834
Council being organized in due form, the testimony was continued, as follows, Brother said in relation to a circumstance that transpired on the twenty five mile prairie, so called in . that by a direction from the leader of the camp he had been back to inspect the crossing at a certain creek, that when he came up with the camp he found it moving, and as he was behind, he went on till he came up with brother s, & Sylvester Smith’s company, and found them out of the road building a fire to cook supper, As the teams passed on called to the leaders of companies. (those who were yet behind) and asked them [p. 63]
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