Record of the Twelve, 14 February–28 August 1835

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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17–19 July 1835 • Friday–Sunday

St. Johnsbury— Vt July 17th
This day the met in  agreeably to previous appointment,  presided.— Resolved that this be the limits  of this conference, also to include the in  Littleton, Dalton and Landaff of N. Hampshire to  be called the— “ Conference”
The Presideing Elder, Gardner Snow, represent ed the branch in this place to be 41 liveing in  great unity and harmony whose faith and works we  can speak of as being <of> that saint-like kind which  the Lord loves. Elder John Badger represented the  little branch in Danville to be 23. Elder William  Snow represented the Congregation in Charleston to be  21 in good standing, also the number in Jay to be  11 who had lately covenanted to do the will of God  in all things. Dalton Branch was represented by L. B.  Wilder 15 in number, also 4 in Landaff, als[o] 10 in  Littleton, 15 in Andover Vt. In 7 and in   N.Y. 17, represented by Z. Adams. After an adjou rnment of one hour, the conference assembled and  Six of the oldest counsellors proceeded to give such  general and particular instructions to the assembly on  the principles of faith and of action as the  Spirit of God suggested to their minds, and they  really had great liberty in delivering those instructi[o]ns  which were well calculated for the perfection of the  Saints, and also instructed them relative to the  nature and propriety of the and the  necessity of their attending to it for their temporal  salvation.
July 18th. the remaining six enforced the  necessity of sending up wise men and purchas eing lands according to the , which  they readily agreed to do. [p. 16]

17–19 July 1835 • Friday–Sunday

St. Johnsbury— Vt July 17th
This day the met in agreeably to previous appointment, presided.— Resolved that this be the limits of this conference, also to include the in Littleton, Dalton and Landaff of N. Hampshire to be called the— “ Conference”
The Presideing Elder, Gardner Snow, represented the branch in this place to be 41 liveing in great unity and harmony whose faith and works we can speak of as being of that saint-like kind which the Lord loves. Elder John Badger represented the little branch in Danville to be 23. Elder William Snow represented the Congregation in Charleston to be 21 in good standing, also the number in Jay to be 11 who had lately covenanted to do the will of God in all things. Dalton Branch was represented by L. B. Wilder 15 in number, also 4 in Landaff, also 10 in Littleton, 15 in Andover Vt. In 7 and in N.Y. 17, represented by Z. Adams. After an adjournment of one hour, the conference assembled and Six of the oldest counsellors proceeded to give such general and particular instructions to the assembly on the principles of faith and of action as the Spirit of God suggested to their minds, and they really had great liberty in delivering those instructions which were well calculated for the perfection of the Saints, and also instructed them relative to the nature and propriety of the and the necessity of their attending to it for their temporal salvation.
July 18th. the remaining six enforced the necessity of sending up wise men and purchaseing lands according to the , which they readily agreed to do. [p. 16]
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