License for Richard Mann, 28 September 1836

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— To whom it may concern.—
This certifies that Richard Mann has been received into the , organized on the sixth of April, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred, & thirty, & has been an according to the rules & regulations of said Church, & is duly authorized to preach the gospel agreeably to the authority of that Office. From the satisfactory of evidence which we have of his good moral character, & his zeal for the Cause of righteousness, & diligent desire to persuade men, to forsake evil & embrace truth, we confidently recommend him to all candid & upright people as a worthy member of society. We therefore in the name, & by the authority of this Church, grant unto this, our worthy brother in the Lord, this Letter of Commendation as a proof of our fellowship & Esteem: praying for his success & prosperity in our Redeemer’s 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 & thirty six.
Joseph Smith Jr. Chairman.—
, Ohio, September 28, 1836—— [p. 177]