License for Amos Babcock, 28 September 1836

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To whom it may concern—
This certifies that Amos Babcock has been received into the , organized on the sixth of April, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred & thirty, & has been an according to the rules & regulations of said Church, & is duly authorized to preach the gospel, agreeably to the authority of that Office. From the satisfactory evidence, which we have of his good moral character, & his zeal for the cause of righteousness, & diligent desire to persuade men to forsake evil, & embrace truth, we confidently recommend him to all candid & upright people as a worthy member of society. We therefore in the name, & by the authority of this Church, grant unto this, our worthy brother in the Lord, this Letter of commendation as a proof of our fellowship & Esteem: praying for his success & prosperity in our Redeemer’s Cause.
Given by the direction of a Conference of the Elders of said church, assembled in , Geauga County, Ohio, the third day of march in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred, & thirty six.
Joseph Smith Jr. Chairman.—
Clerk.——
, Ohio, September 28, 1836.—— [p. 176]
To whom it may concern—
This certifies that Amos Babcock has been received into the , organized on the sixth of April, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred & thirty, & has been an according to the rules & regulations of said Church, & is duly authorized to preach the gospel, agreeably to the authority of that Office. From the satisfactory evidence, which we have of his good moral character, & his zeal for the cause of righteousness, & diligent desire to persuade men to forsake evil, & embrace truth, we confidently recommend him to all candid & upright people as a worthy member of society. We therefore in the name, & by the authority of this Church, grant unto this, our worthy brother in the Lord, this Letter of commendation as a proof of our fellowship & Esteem: praying for his success & prosperity in our Redeemer’s Cause.
Given by the direction of a Conference of the Elders of said church, assembled in , Geauga County, Ohio, the third day of march in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred, & thirty six.
Joseph Smith Jr. Chairman.—
Clerk.——
, Ohio, September 28, 1836.—— [p. 176]
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