Charges against John Gould and Dean Gould Preferred to Joseph Smith, 2 October 1835
, Charges against and Preferred to JS, , Geauga Co., OH, 2 Oct. 1835. Featured version copied [between ca. 4 Apr. and ca. 16 May 1836] in Minute Book 1, p. 126; handwriting of ; CHL. For more complete source information, see the source note for Minute Book 1.
Joseph Smith Junr. President of the church of the Latter Day Saints, Greeting
Sir, I prefer certain charges against Elder . (Viz.) of making expressions which is calculated to do injury to the great cause which we have espoused and manifesting a very strong dissatisfaction against the teachings of the Presidency of the church.
Also for using wrong expressions and threatning the Elders of the Church.