License for Gustavus Perry, 20 September 1836

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To Whom it may concern.—
The certifies that Gustavus A. Perry 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 recommended 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 commendation, as a proof our fellowship & Esteem: payingpraying for the 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 20, 1836.—— [p. 175]
To Whom it may concern.—
The certifies that Gustavus A. Perry 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 recommended 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 commendation, as a proof our fellowship & Esteem: praying for the 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 20, 1836.—— [p. 175]
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