License for Chapman Duncan, 31 March 1836

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To Whom It May Concern.
This certifies that Chapman Duncan 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 third day of March, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred & thirty six.
Joseph Smith Jr. Chairman.
Clerk.
, Ohio, March 31, 1836.— [p. 35]
To Whom It May Concern.
This certifies that Chapman Duncan 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 third day of March, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred & thirty six.
Joseph Smith Jr. Chairman.
Clerk.
, Ohio, March 31, 1836.— [p. 35]
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