Minutes, 6 April 1838

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the meeting will commence by singing and  prayer.
A sexton will then be appointed for a door  keeper and other services in the house of the  Lord.
Two historians will then be appointed to  write and keep the church history.
Also a general recorder to keep the records  of the whole Church, and be the clerk of the  first presidency.
And a clerk will be appointed for the high  Council, and to keep the Church records of  this stake.
And three presidents will be appointed to  preside over this Church of Zion.
After which an address will be delivered by  the presidency:
Then an intermission of one hour will take  place;
When the meeting will again convene and  open by singing and prayer;
The Sacrament will then be administered  and the blessing of infants attended to;
The meeting then proceeded to business   was appointed sexton and   assistant;
and were appoin ted historians;
was appointed gen eral Church Recorder and Clerk for the first  Presidency;
was appointed Church  Clerk and Recorder for this stake of Zion and  Clerk for the high Council;
was appointed President  pro tempore of the Church in Zion, and and his assis tant Presidents:
The meeting adjourned for one hour—and  again opened by —After  which the bread and wine was administered,  and 95 infants were brought forward and bles sed—When on motion the meeting closed.
JOSEPH SMITH Jr.
President.
Clerk. [p. 47]
the meeting will commence by singing and prayer.
A sexton will then be appointed for a door keeper and other services in the house of the Lord.
Two historians will then be appointed to write and keep the church history.
Also a general recorder to keep the records of the whole Church, and be the clerk of the first presidency.
And a clerk will be appointed for the high Council, and to keep the Church records of this stake.
And three presidents will be appointed to preside over this Church of Zion.
After which an address will be delivered by the presidency:
Then an intermission of one hour will take place;
When the meeting will again convene and open by singing and prayer;
The Sacrament will then be administered and the blessing of infants attended to;
The meeting then proceeded to business was appointed sexton and assistant;
and were appointed historians;
was appointed general Church Recorder and Clerk for the first Presidency;
was appointed Church Clerk and Recorder for this stake of Zion and Clerk for the high Council;
was appointed President pro tempore of the Church in Zion, and and his assistant Presidents:
The meeting adjourned for one hour—and again opened by —After which the bread and wine was administered, and 95 infants were brought forward and blessed—When on motion the meeting closed.
JOSEPH SMITH Jr.
President.
Clerk. [p. 47]
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