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Minutes, 12 February 1834

good advice. Bro Rich7

Probably Leonard Rich.  


was Called in question for transgressing the word of wisdom and for selling the revelations at an extortionary price while he was gone East with father Lions8

Probably Aaron C. Lyon. In the winter of 1832–1833, Lyon and Leonard Rich lived in Warsaw, Genesee County, New York, where they worked together in preaching, converting, and strengthening new church members. It is unclear whether the charges against Rich mentioned here stemmed from events that transpired during his time in Warsaw or during another time when he worked with Lyon somewhere in the East. (Holbrook, Reminiscences, 11–12.)  


which thing Bro. Rich confessed before the Council

A gathering of church leaders assembled “for consultation, deliberation and advice”; also a body responsible for governance or administration. As early as 9 February 1831, a revelation instructed that “the Elders & Bishop shall Council together & they shall...

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and the Council forgave him upon his promiseing to do better and reform his life.—
Council then Concluded by prayer by Bro. S. Rigdon

19 Feb. 1793–14 July 1876. Tanner, farmer, minister. Born at St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. Joined United Baptists, ca. 1818. Preached at Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and vicinity, 1819–1821. Married Phebe...

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Orson Hyde

8 Jan. 1805–28 Nov. 1878. Laborer, clerk, storekeeper, teacher, editor, businessman, lawyer, judge. Born at Oxford, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Nathan Hyde and Sally Thorpe. Moved to Derby, New Haven Co., 1812. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, ...

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good advice. Bro Rich7

Probably Leonard Rich.  


was Called in question for transgressing  the word of wisdom and for selling the revelations at an extortionary  price while he was gone East with father Lions8

Probably Aaron C. Lyon. In the winter of 1832–1833, Lyon and Leonard Rich lived in Warsaw, Genesee County, New York, where they worked together in preaching, converting, and strengthening new church members. It is unclear whether the charges against Rich mentioned here stemmed from events that transpired during his time in Warsaw or during another time when he worked with Lyon somewhere in the East. (Holbrook, Reminiscences, 11–12.)  


which thing Bro.  Rich confessed before the Council

A gathering of church leaders assembled “for consultation, deliberation and advice”; also a body responsible for governance or administration. As early as 9 February 1831, a revelation instructed that “the Elders & Bishop shall Council together & they shall...

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and the Council forgave  him upon his promiseing to do better and reform his life.—
Council then Concluded by prayer by Bro. S. Rigdon

19 Feb. 1793–14 July 1876. Tanner, farmer, minister. Born at St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. Joined United Baptists, ca. 1818. Preached at Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and vicinity, 1819–1821. Married Phebe...

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Orson Hyde

8 Jan. 1805–28 Nov. 1878. Laborer, clerk, storekeeper, teacher, editor, businessman, lawyer, judge. Born at Oxford, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Nathan Hyde and Sally Thorpe. Moved to Derby, New Haven Co., 1812. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, ...

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Minutes, Kirtland Township

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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, Geauga Co., OH, 12 Feb. 1834. Featured version copied [ca. 12 Feb. 1834] in Minute Book 1, pp. 27–29; handwriting of Orson Hyde

8 Jan. 1805–28 Nov. 1878. Laborer, clerk, storekeeper, teacher, editor, businessman, lawyer, judge. Born at Oxford, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Nathan Hyde and Sally Thorpe. Moved to Derby, New Haven Co., 1812. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, ...

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; CHL. For more complete source information, see the source note for Minute Book 1.

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