Record of the Twelve, 14 February–28 August 1835

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14 February 1835 • Saturday
On the 14th. Day of February AD 1835, a or  general meeting was called in Ohio by the  of the in order to consult  measures relative to the welfare thereof. The Three special  witnesses of the Book of Mormon being present, that part of  the revelation given in N.Y. June 1829 relative to the  chooseing of , was taken into consideration, and  it was ascertained that the time had come when they should  be chosen: consequently They proceeded by the spirit of prophecy  and revelation to choose and set apart from among all the   of the church the following persons to fill that high  and responsible station: (Viz)
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These were under the hands of the  Three Witnesses and great blessings were pronounced  upon the head of each one by the spirit of prophecy  and to be obtained through faithfulness.
27 February 1835 • Friday
February 27th. of the same year the met  in by request of President J. Smith Jun. After the   was opened by prayer, he arose and made the  following observations, (Viz) “I have something to lay before this  council, an item which they will find to be of great importance  to them. I have for myself learned— a fact by experience which  on reflection gives me deep sorrow. It is a truth that if I  now had in my possession every decision which has been given  had upon important items of doctrine and duties since  the rise of this , they would be of incalculable  worth to the saints, but we have neglected to keep records [p. 1]
14 February 1835 • Saturday
On the 14th. Day of February AD 1835, a or general meeting was called in Ohio by the of the in order to consult measures relative to the welfare thereof. The Three special witnesses of the Book of Mormon being present, that part of the revelation given in N.Y. June 1829 relative to the chooseing of , was taken into consideration, and it was ascertained that the time had come when they should be chosen: consequently They proceeded by the spirit of prophecy and revelation to choose and set apart from among all the of the church the following persons to fill that high and responsible station: (Viz)
17
28
39
410
511
612.
These were under the hands of the Three Witnesses and great blessings were pronounced upon the head of each one by the spirit of prophecy and to be obtained through faithfulness.
27 February 1835 • Friday
February 27th. of the same year the met in by request of President J. Smith Jun. After the was opened by prayer, he arose and made the following observations, (Viz) “I have something to lay before this council, an item which they will find to be of great importance to them. I have for myself learned— a fact by experience which on reflection gives me deep sorrow. It is a truth that if I now had in my possession every decision which has been given upon important items of doctrine and duties since the rise of this , they would be of incalculable worth to the saints, but we have neglected to keep records [p. 1]
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