<Oct 5> <3d quarterly at .> Friday Oct 5. The 3d quarterly confer[en]ce of the was held at . President presiding. As there was not a suffic[i]ent number of members presnt to form a for business, after singing & prayr confernc adjnd [adjourned] till 2. P. M. when they met & opend as usual Presidnts & presiding. There was not a sufficnnt <no. of the> member of the or any othr quorm to do business as a quarterly confern[c]e, they voted to a few mo appointd a few missions & adjnd till tomorrow 10. oclock.
<Joseph arrived at > <6> Saturday 6th I arrived at and found that the # (see T.&S. p 3) govr themselves.
< Continud.> The quarterly confer[e]nce conven[e]d at 10 ok.this day acco[r]ding to adjournt [adjournment]. at . Prests & presidi[n]g. Benjamin <L.> Clapp said he had just retur[ne]d from Kentucky where he had been laboring, and that ma[n]y doors were open there.— A call was made for voluntee[r]s to go into the viney[a]rd & prea[c]h, when Elders James Golliker, , James Dume Ahaz Cook, , & Alpheus Gifford, offerd themselves. instructed them not to go forth boasting of their strng faith, or of the judgme[n]ts of the Lord, but go in the spirit of meekness & prea[c]h repentance. &c, Elder , from , by request, gave a stateme[n]t of his feeling respctig [respecting] his being having been appointd as one of the , Saying that he was willing to do any thing which God would require of him. when it was voted that Bro fill the vacan[c]y of one of the 12. was ordaind President of the elders , in , Isaac Luncy. Horace Alexander & Albert Sloan were ordai[n]ed Elders. under the ha[n]ds of the Preside[n]ts. & were appointd to fill the plaice of & in the , they havi[n]g remo[ve]d to
Confer[en]ce adjud [adjourned] to the first Friday & Saty in in Jan next 10 A M—— <— Clk> [p. 23]