Record of the Twelve, 14 February–28 August 1835

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10–11 May 1835 • Sunday–Monday

Sunday May 10, about Five Hundred people  attended preaching. There was tolerably good attention by  most of the congregation while &  addressed them in the fore and afternoon. They also  broke bread bread in the afternoon to the saints.  Five persons came forward desireing , after  haveing expressed their belief in our testimony. They  were received to baptism by the which was  administered by Elder and  was attended to in the evening.
Monday morning met pursuant  to adjournment and proceeded to business.
Resolved Unanimously, that this Conference  go to immediately and appoint their “wise men and gather up their riches and send them to  purchase lands according to previous  that all things be prepared before them in order  to their . Much was said to the conference  upon these important things, and they covenanted before  the Lord that they would be strict to attend to  our teachings. Conference was then dismissed and  publick preching commenced at 3 o’clock by Eld—   and closed by the farewell exhortation  of the Twelve after which seven came forward  professing faith and repentance and were  received by the church for Baptism which was ad ministered by Elder and confirmed in  the evening by . Also laid hands  upon many that were sick and infirm and they obtaind  relief— Adjourned until the 22nd Inst. to meet in   N. York—
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10–11 May 1835 • Sunday–Monday

Sunday May 10, about Five Hundred people attended preaching. There was tolerably good attention by most of the congregation while & addressed them in the fore and afternoon. They also broke bread in the afternoon to the saints. Five persons came forward desireing , after haveing expressed their belief in our testimony. They were received to baptism by the which was administered by Elder and was attended to in the evening.
Monday morning met pursuant to adjournment and proceeded to business.
Resolved Unanimously, that this Conference go to immediately and appoint their “wise men” and gather up their riches and send them to purchase lands according to previous that all things be prepared before them in order to their . Much was said to the conference upon these important things, and they covenanted before the Lord that they would be strict to attend to our teachings. Conference was then dismissed and publick preching commenced at 3 o’clock by Eld— and closed by the farewell exhortation of the Twelve after which seven came forward professing faith and repentance and were received by the church for Baptism which was administered by Elder and confirmed in the evening by . Also laid hands upon many that were sick and infirm and they obtaind relief— Adjourned until the 22nd Inst. to meet in N. York—
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