License for William W. Phelps, 29 March 1836

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To Whom it may concern.
This certifies that 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.
, Chairman. Pro. Tem.
Clerk, Pro. Tempore.
. Ohio. March 29, 1836. [p. 11]