Record of the Twelve, 14 February–28 August 1835

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2nd. Resolved, that Elder go immediately from this  place to an adjacent and open the  dool [door] of salvation to that long dejected and afflicted people. The council  according to his request, upon him that he might  have their faith and prayrs to fill (with humility and power) that very  important mission. They also laid hands on Elders and A[mos] Orton  for the same purpose, in as much as they expected to accompany him.

5 June 1835 • Friday

Rose or Lyonstown N.Y. June 5, 1835.
Met this day in , three of the being  absent (Viz) , and  . Conference being being opened, no business  of importance was presented, there being but few disciples  in these regions, Resolved therefor, that it is not necessary  to establish a conference here. After some remarks to those  present, the conference adJourned, and after a number of  sermons were preached in these regions, Elders  and , who arrived just in time, returned  to Ohio as Witnesses on a certain case wherein   Joseph Smith Jun was concerned, before the  county courts, in which he rightiously triumphed over his  enemies.

19–22 June 1835 • Friday–Monday

Pillow-Point [Pillar Point] N.Y. June 19, 1835.
According to previous appointment, nine of the met with the church in . Chairman.
Resolved, that the limits of this conference  embrace all the northeastern part of this  to be called the “Black River Conference.” Upon inquiry  it was found that the Elders in the bounds of this conf.  had generally been delligent in their callings and ministry.  Their manner of teaching, in some respects, needed correction  and they willingly received our teaching and instruction. [p. 13]
2nd. Resolved, that Elder go immediately from this place to an adjacent and open the dool [door] of salvation to that long dejected and afflicted people. The council according to his request, upon him that he might have their faith and prayrs to fill (with humility and power) that very important mission. They also laid hands on Elders and Amos Orton for the same purpose, in as much as they expected to accompany him.

5 June 1835 • Friday

Rose or Lyonstown N.Y. June 5, 1835.
Met this day in , three of the being absent (Viz) , and . Conference being opened, no business of importance was presented, there being but few disciples in these regions, Resolved therefor, that it is not necessary to establish a conference here. After some remarks to those present, the conference adJourned, and after a number of sermons were preached in these regions, Elders and , who arrived just in time, returned to Ohio as Witnesses on a certain case wherein Joseph Smith Jun was concerned, before the county courts, in which he rightiously triumphed over his enemies.

19–22 June 1835 • Friday–Monday

Pillow-Point [Pillar Point] N.Y. June 19, 1835.
According to previous appointment, nine of the met with the church in . Chairman.
Resolved, that the limits of this conference embrace all the northeastern part of this to be called the “Black River Conference.” Upon inquiry it was found that the Elders in the bounds of this conf. had generally been delligent in their callings and ministry. Their manner of teaching, in some respects, needed correction and they willingly received our teaching and instruction. [p. 13]
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