License for Luman Shurtliff, 15 December 1836

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To whom it may concern.
This certifies that Luman Shirtliff [Shurtliff] has been received into the organized on the sixth of April in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and thirty, and has been an according to the rules and 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 conduct character, and his zeal for the cause of righteousness, and diligent desire to persuade men to forsake evil & embrace truth. we confidently recommend him to all candid and upright people, as a worthy member of Society We therefore in the name and 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 and esteem - praying for his cuccess and 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 and thirty six
Joseph Smith Jr. Chairman.
Clerk——
Dated Dec 15th 1836 [p. 191]
To whom it may concern.
This certifies that Luman Shirtliff [Shurtliff] has been received into the organized on the sixth of April in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and thirty, and has been an according to the rules and 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, and his zeal for the cause of righteousness, and diligent desire to persuade men to forsake evil & embrace truth. we confidently recommend him to all candid and upright people, as a worthy member of Society We therefore in the name and 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 and esteem - praying for his cuccess and 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 and thirty six
Joseph Smith Jr. Chairman.
Clerk——
Dated Dec 15th 1836 [p. 191]
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