License for Jeremiah Wilby, 23 September 1836

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To whom it may concern
This certifies that Jeremiah Wilby has been received into the , organized on the sixth of April, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred, & thirty, & has been a , 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 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 23, 1836.—— [p. 175]
To whom it may concern
This certifies that Jeremiah Wilby has been received into the , organized on the sixth of April, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred, & thirty, & has been a , 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 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 23, 1836.—— [p. 175]
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