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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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The then asked if the council were all satisfied with each other, and to sustain him as chairman, and the vote was then taken in due form whether “prest. shall be sustained as the standing chairman of this council and legal successor of our late president Joseph Smith.” The vote was unanimous in the affirmative.
The vote was then put on each one present whether they should be sustain’d each in his station as a member of this council. The vote in every case was unanimous in the affirmative.
The vote was also put as to whether the absent members should be sustained in their standing as members of this council. The vote was unanimous in the affirmative to sustain the [p. [320]]
The then asked if the council were all satisfied with each other, and to sustain him as chairman, and the vote was then taken in due form whether “prest. shall be sustained as the standing chairman of this council and legal successor of our late president Joseph Smith.” The vote was unanimous in the affirmative.
The vote was then put on each one present whether they should be sustain’d each in his station as a member of this council. The vote in every case was unanimous in the affirmative.
The vote was also put as to whether the absent members should be sustained in their standing as members of this council. The vote was unanimous in the affirmative to sustain the [p. [320]]
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