History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

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sex, and my self being absent at the time, and considering that strict justice was not done me, I do, by these presents, most solemnly enter my appeal unto the council of for a re-hearing, according to the privilege guaranteed to me in the , which is now assembled in the school room, in , this 21st of June, 1833.
It was voted by the council present, when this was received, that be granted a re-hearing; and after prayer, (which was customary at the opening of all councils of the ,) The council proceeded to two High Priests, to make out the number, Twelve, that the council, or church Court, might be organized. Brothers and were ordained under the hands of , by the choice of the Council.
’s case was then laid before the Court, and the testimony against him, given in by and , and duly investigated. The decision of the court was, that should be forgiven, because of the liberal confession which he made. This Court also decided that the decided correctly on the case, and that ’s crime was sufficient to cut him off from the church; but on his confession, he was restored.
<June 21st.> The President’s Court, also took brother Daniel Copley’s , and Membership from him, because he refused to fulfil his mission according to the council of the of the holy order of God. [HC 1:354] June 21.
23 June 1833 • Sunday
June 23d. Brother was called in question, by a general Council; and brother [George] Gee, of , testified that said, that he deceived Joseph Smith’s God, or, the Spirit by which he is actuated, &c, &c: There was also corroborating testimony, brought against him, by brother [Curtis] Hodges, and the Council cut him off from the church.
24 June 1833 • Monday
The names of the to be built on the painted [p. 303]
sex, and my self being absent at the time, and considering that strict justice was not done me, I do, by these presents, most solemnly enter my appeal unto the council of for a re-hearing, according to the privilege guaranteed to me in the , which is now assembled in the school room, in , this 21st of June, 1833.
It was voted by the council present, when this was received, that be granted a re-hearing; and after prayer, (which was customary at the opening of all councils of the ,) The council proceeded to two High Priests, to make out the number, Twelve, that the council, or church Court, might be organized. Brothers and were ordained under the hands of , by the choice of the Council.
’s case was then laid before the Court, and the testimony against him, given in by and , and duly investigated. The decision of the court was, that should be forgiven, because of the liberal confession which he made. This Court also decided that the decided correctly on the case, and that ’s crime was sufficient to cut him off from the church; but on his confession, he was restored.
June 21st. The President’s Court, also took brother Daniel Copley’s , and Membership from him, because he refused to fulfil his mission according to the council of the of the holy order of God. [HC 1:354] June 21.
23 June 1833 • Sunday
June 23d. Brother was called in question, by a general Council; and brother [George] Gee, of , testified that said, that he deceived Joseph Smith’s God, or, the Spirit by which he is actuated, &c, &c: There was also corroborating testimony, brought against him, by brother [Curtis] Hodges, and the Council cut him off from the church.
24 June 1833 • Monday
The names of the to be built on the painted [p. 303]
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