Minutes, 28–29 September 1835

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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then rose and made an humble confession for his transgression and asked forgiveness of the High-Council and all the Church. That he intended to learn wisdom from the revelations that God has given and submitted himself to the decision of the court, being perfectly satisfied with the whole course of the trial.
After much good instruction delivered by the Presidency they decided that the travelling council of on his case, was is in righteousness, also that his confession be published in the Messenger & Advocate & he be received in full fellowship, and receive his and again as before submitted to the 12 counsellors. They also decided that they acquiesce in the decision of the Presidency council adjourned for one hour.
Met on the adjournment and called the counsell[o]rs who were all in their seats. except one whose place was supplied. The court then proceeded to ordain Brother to the office of an .
Clerk
Charges preferred against for adultery according to general report amongst the Brethren by
The accused plead not guilty to the charge preferred above. The accusation is now preferred of an illicit intercourse with a female. The , confesses that he has disgraced the girl, himself & the church but plead not guilty to the charge of illicit intercourse.
Elder called as testimony and sayeth, [p. 122]
then rose and made an humble confession for his transgression and asked forgiveness of the High-Council and all the Church. That he intended to learn wisdom from the revelations that God has given and submitted himself to the decision of the court, being perfectly satisfied with the whole course of the trial.
After much good instruction delivered by the Presidency they decided that the travelling council of on his case, was in righteousness, also that his confession be published in the Messenger & Advocate & he be received in full fellowship, and receive his and again as before submitted to the 12 counsellors. They also decided that they acquiesce in the decision of the Presidency council adjourned for one hour.
Met on the adjournment and called the counsellors who were all in their seats. except one whose place was supplied. The court then proceeded to ordain Brother to the office of an .
Clerk
Charges preferred against for adultery according to general report amongst the Brethren by
The accused plead not guilty to the charge preferred above. The accusation is now preferred of an illicit intercourse with a female. The , confesses that he has disgraced the girl, himself & the church but plead not guilty to the charge of illicit intercourse.
Elder called as testimony and sayeth, [p. 122]
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