History, 1838–1856, volume C-1 [2 November 1838–31 July 1842]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<​April 17​> at Alston Cumberland, consisting of 40 members, 2 elders, 2 priests, 2 teachers, Elder represented the Church at Brampton, consisting of 30 members, 1 elder 1 priest. Elder represented the Church at Bedford consisting of 40 members 1 elder 1 priest. Elder [HC 4:117] represented the Church at Scotland, consisting of 21 members 3 elders. The meeting was then adjourned for one hour. The Conference again assembled at half past 1 o’clock, meeting opened by prayer and business commenced. Elder John Moon represented the Church at Layland Moss, consisting of 6 members 1 priest. Elder having been previously ordained into the quorum of the Twelve according to previous revelation; it was moved by and seconded by , that Elder be appointed as a Counsellor to in the place of carried unanimous<​ly​>, Moved by , seconded by , that a hymn book should be published, carried. Moved and seconded that the publishing of the hymn book, shall be done by the direction of the Twelve, carried. Moved and seconded that a monthly periodical shall be published under the direction and superintendance of the Twelve; for the benefit and information of the Church, as soon as a sufficient number of subscribers shall be obtained. Carried. Moved and seconded that brother John Bleazard of Samsbury, be ordained to the office of a Priest— carried— Moved and seconded that brother James Corbridge of Thornley, be ordained to the office of a priest— carried. then laid before the Conference the importance and propriety of ordaining a Patriarch, to bestow Patriarchal blessings on the Fatherless &c referred to the Twelve, whose business it is to select one and ordain him according to the directions of the Spirit— After various remarks and addresses — — — — given by the Elders, and his Counsellors proceeded to ordain brothers Bleazard and Corbridge to their offices as stated above. then called upon the to read over the minutes of the Conference, which being done they were received by the unanimous voice of the Conference. Moved by and seconded by elder , that this Conference be adjourned until the 6th. of July next, to be held in at 10 o’clock A.M. carried: meeting then adjourned. Prest. Clerk.
The Council met pursuant to adjournment April 16th. 1840. The number of the Quorum the same as on the 14th.— [HC 4:118] Moved by , seconded by , that Elder be chosen as the Editor of the monthly periodical for the Church. Moved by , seconded by , that a Committee of three be appointed to make a selection of Hymns— Moved by Elder , and seconded by Elder , that Elders , , and form the Committee for that purpose— Moved by Elder , seconded by Elder , that the name of the paper, or periodical be the “Latter Day Saints Millenial Star”. Moved by Elder , seconded by Elder , that the size of the paper, its plan, and price be left at [p. 1051]
April 17 at Alston Cumberland, consisting of 40 members, 2 elders, 2 priests, 2 teachers, Elder represented the Church at Brampton, consisting of 30 members, 1 elder 1 priest. Elder represented the Church at Bedford consisting of 40 members 1 elder 1 priest. Elder [HC 4:117] represented the Church at Scotland, consisting of 21 members 3 elders. The meeting was then adjourned for one hour. The Conference again assembled at half past 1 o’clock, meeting opened by prayer and business commenced. Elder John Moon represented the Church at Layland Moss, consisting of 6 members 1 priest. Elder having been previously ordained into the quorum of the Twelve according to previous revelation; it was moved by and seconded by , that Elder be appointed as a Counsellor to in the place of — carried unanimously, Moved by , seconded by , that a hymn book should be published, carried. Moved and seconded that the publishing of the hymn book, shall be done by the direction of the Twelve, carried. Moved and seconded that a monthly periodical shall be published under the direction and superintendance of the Twelve; for the benefit and information of the Church, as soon as a sufficient number of subscribers shall be obtained. Carried. Moved and seconded that brother John Bleazard of Samsbury, be ordained to the office of a Priest— carried— Moved and seconded that brother James Corbridge of Thornley, be ordained to the office of a priest— carried. then laid before the Conference the importance and propriety of ordaining a Patriarch, to bestow Patriarchal blessings on the Fatherless &c referred to the Twelve, whose business it is to select one and ordain him according to the directions of the Spirit— After various remarks and addresses — — — — given by the Elders, and his Counsellors proceeded to ordain brothers Bleazard and Corbridge to their offices as stated above. then called upon the to read over the minutes of the Conference, which being done they were received by the unanimous voice of the Conference. Moved by and seconded by elder , that this Conference be adjourned until the 6th. of July next, to be held in at 10 o’clock A.M. carried: meeting then adjourned. Prest. Clerk.
The Council met pursuant to adjournment April 16th. 1840. The number of the Quorum the same as on the 14th.— [HC 4:118] Moved by , seconded by , that Elder be chosen as the Editor of the monthly periodical for the Church. Moved by , seconded by , that a Committee of three be appointed to make a selection of Hymns— Moved by Elder , and seconded by Elder , that Elders , , and form the Committee for that purpose— Moved by Elder , seconded by Elder , that the name of the paper, or periodical be the “Latter Day Saints Millenial Star”. Moved by Elder , seconded by Elder , that the size of the paper, its plan, and price be left at [p. 1051]
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