License for Benjamin Clapp, between circa 1 June and circa 29 September 1838

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To Whoom it may concern
This certifies that Benjamin L Clapp has been rec[e]ived into the organized on the sixth of April in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and thirty, and has been an accordingly to the revelations regulations and rules of Said Church and is duly authorized to preach the gospel agreeably to the authority of that office.
Given by order the direction of a general conferance of the athorities of Said Church assembled in the city of Mo. the Sixth of april in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty eight
Joseph Smith Jr, Prest.
Recorder General [p. 20]