Council of Fifty, Minutes, March 1844–January 1846; Volume 2, 1 March–6 May 1845

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come, on which Coun. “ stated that while he I was at one of the men who had followed , recanted and came to him me to request him me to make a confession for him before the church. He I replied he I would rather the man would make his confession himself, but he appeared unwilling to do it at present but urged me to do it for him and in a while he would come before the church himself and make his confession. I accordingly told the saints in the meeting what he said to me and what kind a confession he wanted me to make. I then stated to them my views on such characters by telling them how the negroes come. I told them that in the council in heaven when Satan rebelled there were some who took an active part in the rebellion but [p. [208]]
come, on which Coun. “ stated that while I was at one of the men who had followed , recanted and came to me to request me to make a confession for him before the church. I replied I would rather the man would make his confession himself, but he appeared unwilling to do it at present but urged me to do it for him and in a while he would come before the church himself and make his confession. I accordingly told the saints in the meeting what he said to me and what kind a confession he wanted me to make. I then stated to them my views on such characters by telling them how the negroes come. I told them that in the council in heaven when Satan rebelled there were some who took an active part in the rebellion but [p. [208]]
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