License for Moses Gardner, 31 March 1836

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THIS Certifies that Moses J. Gardner, 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, and 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 and 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 the 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 success and prosperity in our Redeemers 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.
, Ohio, March 31, 1836. [p. [1]]
This certifies that the within Licence was recorded on the 31st. day of March, 1836, in , Ohio [in] the Licence Records. Book A page 2[7]
Recording Cl[erk] [p. [2]]


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    Signature of JS.  

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    Signature of Frederick G. Williams.  

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    Endorsement in handwriting of Thomas Burdick.  

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    TEXT: Page torn.  

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    TEXT: Page damaged; text supplied from license record.  

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    TEXT: Page torn.