Council of Fifty, Minutes, March 1844–January 1846; Volume 1, 10 March 1844–1 March 1845

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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an Elder Novr. 20— 1830. He has always held it a sacred principle when on parole, to keep a good look out. He considers himself a free man so far as Republican principles can make any man free on the face of the earth. The council can receive or reject him just as the brethren please
The chairman said he had never had any trials about s conduct, and presumed no one present had. We have no right to complain of others while we are as corrupt as they are. Gods way is, never to commence a matter untill he is able to carry it out.
He wanted and every other man who could leave, to go into all the States and preach and electioneer for [p. [218]]
an Elder Novr. 20— 1830. He has always held it a sacred principle when on parole, to keep a good look out. He considers himself a free man so far as Republican principles can make any man free on the face of the earth. The council can receive or reject him just as the brethren please
The chairman said he had never had any trials about s conduct, and presumed no one present had. We have no right to complain of others while we are as corrupt as they are. Gods way is, never to commence a matter untill he is able to carry it out.
He wanted and every other man who could leave, to go into all the States and preach and electioneer for [p. [218]]
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