History, 1838–1856, volume B-1 [1 September 1834–2 November 1838]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Council adjourned for one hour by singing “Come let us rejoice” &c. <​January 13 Elected High Counsellor​> and assembled again at one o’clock P.M. was nominated and sec[o]nded by the presidency a member of the High Council of , and carried by the unanimous voice of all the authority of the church, to supply the place of President who had been elected to the Presidency of the High <​. "​> council of . Elder , was elected in like manner a counsellor in the High council, to fill the vacancy occasioned by ’s having been ordained one <​.​> of the Twelve Apostles. Elder was elected to supply the place of . who had been ordained to the presidency of the Seventy, a member of the high council of . Elder was nominated but being <​.​> absent, his name was dropped. Elder was unanimously chosen a high counsellor in to supply the vacancy occasioned by being ordained one of the <​.​> Twelve Apostles. Elder , was unanimously chosen a member of the high council of in place of . The newly elected councillors were then called forward in order as they were elected and ordained under the hands of Presidents , Joseph Smith Jun. and , to the High priesthood, and councillors in this stake of Zion. Many great and glorious blessings were pronounced upon the heads of these councillors by President , who was Spokesman on the occasion. The council next proceeded to supply the deficiencies in the [HC 2:366] Zion High Council, occasioned by the absence of counsellors , and . and Elders and were appointed to serve as councillors in the High council of Zion for the <​Door keepers appointed​> time being. Elders and were were appointed by unanimous vote, to officiate as door-keepers <​Committee appointed to <​draft​> rules to govern the .​> in the . Presidents Joseph Smith Junr., , , , and , were appointed to draft rules and regulations, to govern the ; by the unanimous voice of the whole assembly. Motioned, seconded, and carried unanimously, that no <​No whispering allowed.​> whispering shall be allowed in our councils, or assemblies, nor any one allowed (except he is called upon or asks permission) to speak loud, upon any consideration whatever, and no man shall be interrupted while speaking, unless he is speaking out of place, and every man shall be allowed to speak in his turn. objected to officiate in the as door-keeper, on account of his health, and was released by the voice of the assembly; The minutes of the council were then Read. And council adjourned until Friday 15th. Instant, at 9. o clock A.M. at the West school room in the upper part of the . President , requested to have some of the presidency lay their hands upon him, and rebuke a severe [p. 686]
Council adjourned for one hour by singing “Come let us rejoice” &c. January 13 Elected High Counsellor and assembled again at one o’clock P.M. was nominated and seconded by the presidency a member of the High Council of , and carried by the unanimous voice of all the authority of the church, to supply the place of President who had been elected to the Presidency of the High . " council of . Elder , was elected in like manner a counsellor in the High council, to fill the vacancy occasioned by ’s having been ordained one . of the Twelve Apostles. Elder was elected to supply the place of . who had been ordained to the presidency of the Seventy, a member of the high council of . Elder was nominated but being . absent, his name was dropped. Elder was unanimously chosen a high counsellor in to supply the vacancy occasioned by being ordained one of the . Twelve Apostles. Elder , was unanimously chosen a member of the high council of in place of . The newly elected councillors were then called forward in order as they were elected and ordained under the hands of Presidents , Joseph Smith Jun. and , to the High priesthood, and councillors in this stake of Zion. Many great and glorious blessings were pronounced upon the heads of these councillors by President , who was Spokesman on the occasion. The council next proceeded to supply the deficiencies in the [HC 2:366] Zion High Council, occasioned by the absence of counsellors , and . and Elders and were appointed to serve as councillors in the High council of Zion for the Door keepers appointed time being. Elders and were appointed by unanimous vote, to officiate as door-keepers Committee appointed to draft rules to govern the . in the . Presidents Joseph Smith Junr., , , , and , were appointed to draft rules and regulations, to govern the ; by the unanimous voice of the whole assembly. Motioned, seconded, and carried unanimously, that no No whispering allowed. whispering shall be allowed in our councils, or assemblies, nor any one allowed (except he is called upon or asks permission) to speak loud, upon any consideration whatever, and no man shall be interrupted while speaking, unless he is speaking out of place, and every man shall be allowed to speak in his turn. objected to officiate in the as door-keeper, on account of his health, and was released by the voice of the assembly; The minutes of the council were then Read. And council adjourned until Friday 15th. Instant, at 9. o clock A.M. at the West school room in the upper part of the . President , requested to have some of the presidency lay their hands upon him, and rebuke a severe [p. 686]
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