Record of the Twelve, 14 February–28 August 1835

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22–23 May 1835 • Friday–Saturday
, N. York, May 22, 1835.
This morning agreeably to appointment, a met in this place, The or travelling being present, after an agreeable salutation and rejoiceing in each other’s prosperity, being chairman conference was opened by singing and prayer by the .
Resolved that the limits of this conference extend from in the west so far East as to include , South to and North to Lake Ontario to be called the
Conference”
includeing the of , , Portage, Grove, Burns, and , Java, Holland Aurora Green-Wood and Niagara.
An inquiry was made of the Elders present relative to their labours and teachings since their call to the ministry and also the inquiry was extended to <concerning> all those who lived in the bounds of this Conference. They were found to be in good standing and generally striveing to be faithful in their callings. No travelling Elders were represented to have recently passed through these regions whose conduct, faithfulness or teachings were not good. The presideing Elder, represented the branch in this place to be 65 in number in good fellowship. represented the branch in to be 28 in number & altho young, yet strong in the faith. represented the branch in Portage to be in fellowship but do not generally obey the “word of Wisdom.” He also represented the chu[r]ch in Grove to Have remained the same as when last represented, also the church in Burns to be 30 in good standing and Java not represented. Holland branch represented by Elder to be 15 in number who [p. 11]
22–23 May 1835 • Friday–Saturday
, N. York, May 22, 1835.
This morning agreeably to appointment, a met in this place, The or travelling being present, after an agreeable salutation and rejoiceing in each other’s prosperity, being chairman conference was opened by singing and prayer by the .
Resolved that the limits of this conference extend from in the west so far East as to include , South to and North to Lake Ontario to be called the
Conference”
includeing the of , , Portage, Grove, Burns, and , Java, Holland Aurora Green-Wood and Niagara.
An inquiry was made of the Elders present relative to their labours and teachings since their call to the ministry and also the inquiry was extended concerning all those who lived in the bounds of this Conference. They were found to be in good standing and generally striveing to be faithful in their callings. No travelling Elders were represented to have recently passed through these regions whose conduct, faithfulness or teachings were not good. The presideing Elder, represented the branch in this place to be 65 in number in good fellowship. represented the branch in to be 28 in number & altho young, yet strong in the faith. represented the branch in Portage to be in fellowship but do not generally obey the “word of Wisdom.” He also represented the church in Grove to Have remained the same as when last represented, also the church in Burns to be 30 in good standing and Java not represented. Holland branch represented by Elder to be 15 in number who [p. 11]
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