Appendix 5: Council of Fifty, Minutes, 13 January 1846

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made some remarks concerning men and women teaching rediculous doctrines— teaching that men cant get an endowment without a man nor a man without a woman.
The chairman proposed to the Captains of 100s and 50s to use an influence to have as few women and children go as possible, and let us go and prepare a place for them so that they can come in the spring and bring their cows and other things comfortable— He shall want all those men who are in danger and who are likely to be hunted with writs to go and take their families— He also wants an influence to go from this council to have the saints quit making robes and meeting to pray in their garments.
Moved secd. & carried that we accept of the presidents proposition in relation to as many as can leave their families.
After a variety of instructions from the presidents and several items of business in regard to arrangements to go away &c the council adjourned the 50 to meet on sunday at 10 and the whole on monday at 10 to bring all the Captains of 50s with them.—
 
supposed 1845
Minutes of Meeting
1st
Copied in Journal [p. [2]]
made some remarks concerning men and women teaching rediculous doctrines— teaching that men cant get an endowment without a man nor a man without a woman.
The chairman proposed to the Captains of 100s and 50s to use an influence to have as few women and children go as possible, and let us go and prepare a place for them so that they can come in the spring and bring their cows and other things comfortable— He shall want all those men who are in danger and who are likely to be hunted with writs to go and take their families— He also wants an influence to go from this council to have the saints quit making robes and meeting to pray in their garments.
Moved secd. & carried that we accept of the presidents proposition in relation to as many as can leave their families.
After a variety of instructions from the presidents and several items of business in regard to arrangements to go away &c the council adjourned the 50 to meet on sunday at 10 and the whole on monday at 10 to bring all the Captains of 50s with them.—
 
supposed 1845
Minutes of Meeting
1st
Copied in Journal [p. [2]]
Page [2]