License for William Gould, 28 March 1836

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To Whom it May Concern.
This certifies that William Gould 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 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 3d day of march, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred, & thirty six.
Joseph Smith Jr. Chairman.
, Ohio. March 28, 1836.— [p. 10]