March 7th 1835
This day a Meeting of the was
called in this place, for the purpose of blessing in the name of the Lord, those
who have heretofore assisted in building, by their labor & other means, the
in this place. The forenoon was occupied by J. Smith Junr in remarks to the Church, upon the pro priety and
necessity of purifying itself. In the P.M. the names of the several, those who had assisted to build the
were taken and further remarks were made by president J. Smith Junr. He said that those who had distinguished themselves Thus far
by to the upbuilding of said as well as laboring were to be remembered. That those who build it should own it, and have
the control of it. After further remarks he proceeded to call a vote of
those who had performed this labor, whether they would still go on and
perform the remaining part of the same,
Passed by unanimous voice.
The Presidency were
President was nominated to officiate in in the name of the Lord to be stow the blessings.
The Presidency were blessed and & , the building Com mittee. The last were not
present but their right in the house was preserved. [p. 192]