July 14th, 1840.
To the saints of the Crooked Creek
Having taken into consideration the
subject of the propriety of establishing a at Crooked Creek, as
request ed in the resolutions of said , dated July
7th, 1840, signed by John A.
We have to say
that we approve of the proceedings of the branch, and that their
resolutions are in accordance with our views and feelings, and the
sentiments adduced at the last April
may certify that the members of the
, residing at the Crooked creek branch,
are authorized to establish a stake agreeable to their request; and
that they select such a lo cation as they may think best adapted for
In order to
carry into effect this ob ject, it will be necessary to appoint a to transact
business for said stake, which appointment will be left to the
decision of said branch.
will some one of them attend as soon as convenient to
organize the stake, and give such in structions to the saints as may
be wis dom.