Notification to Daniel Wood, 23 January 1842

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January. 23d 1842
. will cease to acct in his office, in the ,— & that for tea[c]hing doctrines contrary To. Godliness,— and if he desires, it can come before the , of . for a hearing,
Joseph Smith
of the. Church of J. C. L. D S.
Prest of. the ——
. Clerk— [9 lines blank] [p. [1]]
 
Present [p. [2]]

Footnotes

  1. 1

    Wood held the office of elder, and by February 1836 he was a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy. (Wood, Journals, 2; JS, Journal, 3 and 7 Feb. 1836; Record of Seventies, bk. A, 7; Conference Report, Pleasant Vale, IL, 25 and 27 Sept. 1841, Historian’s Office, Minutes and Reports (Local Units), 1840–1886, CHL.)  

    Wood, Daniel. Journals, ca. 1862–1900. CHL.

    Record of Seventies / First Council of the Seventy. “Book of Records,” 1837–1843. Bk. A. In First Council of the Seventy, Records, 1837–1885. CHL. CR 3 51, box 1, fd. 1.

    Historian’s Office. Minutes and Reports, 1840–1886. CHL.

  2. 2

    The high council was the church body assigned to settle important difficulties and to hear appeals. (Minutes, 17 Feb. 1834; Revised Minutes, 18–19 Feb. 1834 [D&C 102:2].)  

  3. 3

    It is possible that “Present” indicates that the notification was to be presented to Wood by courier. (See JS, Journal, 23 Jan. 1842.)