History, 1838–1856, volume E-1 [1 July 1843–30 April 1844]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<​April 9​> their perusal, and the Saints became more open-hearted and ready to minister unto those who labored amongst them.
Elder Allen spoke on liberality and benevolence being exercised with full confidence in God, and related several anecdotes illustrative of the subject.
Elder Galley having spoken on the same subject,
Voted unanimously, That this Conference, now assembled, covenant to stand by and uphold the presidency in , by our prayers on their behalf, and also by pecuniary aid.
then addressed the Assembly on the subject of the publications, and was desirous of taking the sense of that meeting on the same; it was true that the Quorum of the Twelve had advised that the publication of the Millennial Star be stopped, and had given him authority to publish a circular as occasion might require, but he believed most sincerely that the stoppage of the Star would have a most injurious tendency.
Several having spoken to the same effect, elder Ward remarked, that if a publication was to be issued at all, it appeared trifling with the interests of the cause to change the name, inasmuch as the office had received the name of the Millennial Star office, and many letters came to them with that address.
Moved by elder Cairns, and voted by unanimous acclamation, ‘That this Conference request the Quorum of the Twelve to permit the continued publication of the Millennial Star’.
Moved by elder Ward, and seconded by elder Webb, that priest William Bayliss be ordained to the office of an elder. Carried.
9 April 1844 • Tuesday • Second of Two Entries
<​9​> Tuesday 9. The meeting being opened by singing and prayer.
Voted that elder go to preside over the Bradford Conference, and that elder William Speakman go to preside over the Clitheroe Conference, occasionally preaching at Leeds, under the presidency of .
having spoken at great length on the organization of the priesthood, and the relative duties of each officer according to his calling, exhorting them to consider the great work in which they were engaged, and not hinder their usefulness by being too tenacious of authority, or giving heed to little trifling matters, while the great work of rolling onward the truth be entirely forgotten.
Voted that Elder Gland Roger go to labor with elder James Ure in the Sheffield conference.
The sittings of the Conference were then brought to a close by president engaging in prayer and thanksgiving, at four o’Clock, p. m. [HC 6:330]
The Mayor and received a notification to produce Docket and other papers in case of , before the circuit court at ; also a similar notification to produce papers in case of appealed before circuit Court [p. 2008]
April 9 their perusal, and the Saints became more open-hearted and ready to minister unto those who labored amongst them.
Elder Allen spoke on liberality and benevolence being exercised with full confidence in God, and related several anecdotes illustrative of the subject.
Elder Galley having spoken on the same subject,
Voted unanimously, That this Conference, now assembled, covenant to stand by and uphold the presidency in , by our prayers on their behalf, and also by pecuniary aid.
then addressed the Assembly on the subject of the publications, and was desirous of taking the sense of that meeting on the same; it was true that the Quorum of the Twelve had advised that the publication of the Millennial Star be stopped, and had given him authority to publish a circular as occasion might require, but he believed most sincerely that the stoppage of the Star would have a most injurious tendency.
Several having spoken to the same effect, elder Ward remarked, that if a publication was to be issued at all, it appeared trifling with the interests of the cause to change the name, inasmuch as the office had received the name of the Millennial Star office, and many letters came to them with that address.
Moved by elder Cairns, and voted by unanimous acclamation, ‘That this Conference request the Quorum of the Twelve to permit the continued publication of the Millennial Star’.
Moved by elder Ward, and seconded by elder Webb, that priest William Bayliss be ordained to the office of an elder. Carried.
9 April 1844 • Tuesday • Second of Two Entries
9 Tuesday 9. The meeting being opened by singing and prayer.
Voted that elder go to preside over the Bradford Conference, and that elder William Speakman go to preside over the Clitheroe Conference, occasionally preaching at Leeds, under the presidency of .
having spoken at great length on the organization of the priesthood, and the relative duties of each officer according to his calling, exhorting them to consider the great work in which they were engaged, and not hinder their usefulness by being too tenacious of authority, or giving heed to little trifling matters, while the great work of rolling onward the truth be entirely forgotten.
Voted that Elder Gland Roger go to labor with elder James Ure in the Sheffield conference.
The sittings of the Conference were then brought to a close by president engaging in prayer and thanksgiving, at four o’Clock, p. m. [HC 6:330]
The Mayor and received a notification to produce Docket and other papers in case of , before the circuit court at ; also a similar notification to produce papers in case of appealed before circuit Court [p. 2008]
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