Minutes and Discourse, 6 March 1840

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March 6th, 1840.
The met at ’s at persuent to adjournment.
Present, & . In organizing the Council the matter between , & was enquired into by in order to ascertain if the affair was settled, so that they could act together in union in the council. The inquiry produced an unpleasant scene, & the Councillors by vote rejected , & from the Council till the affair was Settled, & the council was organized by appointing Elders , & in their places pro. tem. & & in place of Richard Howard & , absent.
The Council was opened by si[n]ging & prayer.
The minutes of the last council were read.
was present, liquise [likewise] Pr. Joseph Smith & .
made explanation of the things the council requested of him:
With regard to the first item he said, that he had been advised & counseled not to not to comply with his own proposition: & that in the other his intention in making the [p. 88]
March 6th, 1840.
The met at ’s at persuent to adjournment.
Present, & . In organizing the Council the matter between , & was enquired into by in order to ascertain if the affair was settled, so that they could act together in union in the council. The inquiry produced an unpleasant scene, & the Councillors by vote rejected , & from the Council till the affair was Settled, & the council was organized by appointing Elders , & in their places pro. tem. & & in place of Richard Howard & , absent.
The Council was opened by singing & prayer.
The minutes of the last council were read.
was present, liquise [likewise] Pr. Joseph Smith & .
made explanation of the things the council requested of him:
With regard to the first item he said, that he had been advised & counseled not to not to comply with his own proposition: & that in the other his intention in making the [p. 88]
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