Ohio, May 3, 1834.
MINUTES of a
, which church was
organized in the township of
county, New-York, on the 6th
of April, A. D. 1830.
The Conference came to order, and
Joseph Smith Jr. was chosen Moder ator, and
, were appointed clerks.
After prayer the Conference proceeded to discuss the
subject of names and appellations, when a motion was made by , and seconded by , that this church be known hereafter by
the name of THE CHURCH OF THE LATTER DAY SAINTS. Appropriate re marks were
delivered by some of the members, after which the motion was put by the
Moderator, and passed by unanimous voice.
Resolved that this Conference
recommend to the Conferences and Chur ches abroad, that in making out and transmitting
Minutes of their proceed ings, such minutes and proceedings be made out under the
Resolved that these Minutes be signed by the Moderator and
Clerks, and published in The Evening and The Morning
|JOSEPH SMITH JR.||Moderator.|