Record of the Twelve, 14 February–28 August 1835

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26 April 1835 • Sunday

April 26, 1835
This day, pursuant to previous appointment, the and the (a part of whom had already been  chosen,) assembled in the (altho’ unfinished.) with a  numerous concourse of people in order to receive our  charge and instructions from President Joseph Smith Jun  relative to our mission and duties. The congregation being  assembled, arrived from the south part  of the , makeing our number complete, Elder  haveing arrived the day before.—

28 April 1835 • Tuesday

April 28.—
The met this afternoon at the  for the purpose of prayer and consultation.  opened the meeting by prayer. Motioned and carried that when  any of the wishes to speak he shall arise and  stand upon his feet. then read the commandment  given concerning the chooseing of the twelve before the  council. Motioned and carried, that we each forgive one  another every wrong that has existed among us; and that  from hence forth each one of the twelve love his brother  as himself in temporal as well as in spiritual things;  always enquiring into each others welfare.
Decided that the Twelve be ready an<d> start on their  mission from ’s tavern on Monday at 2 o’clock  A.M. May 4th. Elder then closed by prayer
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2 May 1835 • Saturday

May 2nd. A grand was held in this  place this day, composed of the following officers of the   (viz) Joseph Smith Jun. ,  , , ,   and , with their council of  twelve men— The travelling or (Viz) , , [p. 5]

26 April 1835 • Sunday

April 26, 1835
This day, pursuant to previous appointment, the and the (a part of whom had already been chosen,) assembled in the (altho’ unfinished.) with a numerous concourse of people in order to receive our charge and instructions from President Joseph Smith Jun relative to our mission and duties. The congregation being assembled, arrived from the south part of the , makeing our number complete, Elder haveing arrived the day before.—

28 April 1835 • Tuesday

April 28.—
The met this afternoon at the for the purpose of prayer and consultation. opened the meeting by prayer. Motioned and carried that when any of the wishes to speak he shall arise and stand upon his feet. then read the commandment given concerning the chooseing of the twelve before the council. Motioned and carried, that we each forgive one another every wrong that has existed among us; and that from hence forth each one of the twelve love his brother as himself in temporal as well as in spiritual things; always enquiring into each others welfare.
Decided that the Twelve be ready and start on their mission from ’s tavern on Monday at 2 o’clock A.M. May 4th. Elder then closed by prayer
) Clerks
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2 May 1835 • Saturday

May 2nd. A grand was held in this place this day, composed of the following officers of the (viz) Joseph Smith Jun. , , , , and , with their council of twelve men— The travelling or (Viz) , , [p. 5]
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