Minutes, 14 April 1838

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Joseph Smith jr but heard him say that he considered him the Prophet as much as ever.
The adjourned one hour.
Council convend according to adjournment.
Silas Maynard, testifies, that he heard say one evening last winter that he did not acquiesce in the proceedings of the High Council and in cutting off & from the office.
, testifies, that at the General Confference last winter, when the case of & was investigated, voted to have them continue in the office of Presidents.
confesses, that at the time of the Conference above refered to, he did think the move too too hasty and did not coincide with the proceedings of the Council at the time, but now saw the matter different and does coincide with them &c.
, testifies that said in a Conference of that he did not consider the given by Commandment or Constraint.
After a few remarks by the Councellors and parties it was decided by the President, that considering the case, had erred in spirit, therefore, feel to admonish him, but do not find any thing in him worthy of death or bonds.
Council adjourned untill next Saturday at 9 o’clock.
Closed in prayer by President .
Clerk [p. 135]
Joseph Smith jr but heard him say that he considered him the Prophet as much as ever.
The adjourned one hour.
Council convend according to adjournment.
Silas Maynard, testifies, that he heard say one evening last winter that he did not acquiesce in the proceedings of the High Council and in cutting off & from the office.
, testifies, that at the General Confference last winter, when the case of & was investigated, voted to have them continue in the office of Presidents.
confesses, that at the time of the Conference above refered to, he did think the move too hasty and did not coincide with the proceedings of the Council at the time, but now saw the matter different and does coincide with them &c.
, testifies that said in a Conference of that he did not consider the given by Commandment or Constraint.
After a few remarks by the Councellors and parties it was decided by the President, that considering the case, had erred in spirit, therefore, feel to admonish him, but do not find any thing in him worthy of death or bonds.
Council adjourned untill next Saturday at 9 o’clock.
Closed in prayer by .
Clerk [p. 135]
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