License for Edson Barney, 15 August 1836

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To Whom it may Concern.
This certifies that Edson Barney 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 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, August 15, 1836,— [p. 160]
To Whom it may Concern.
This certifies that Edson Barney 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 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, August 15, 1836,— [p. 160]
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