License for Elijah Gaylord, 8 September 1836

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To Whom it may concern.
This certifies that Elijah B. Gaylord has been received into the , organized on the sixth of April, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred & thirty, & has <​been​> a 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 recommend him to all candid & upright people as a worthy member of society. We therefore in the name, & in 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 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, September 8, 1836, [p. 167]
To Whom it may concern.
This certifies that Elijah B. Gaylord has been received into the , organized on the sixth of April, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred & thirty, & has been a 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 recommend him to all candid & upright people as a worthy member of society. We therefore in the name, & in 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 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, September 8, 1836, [p. 167]
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