License for Elisha Groves, 28 March 1836

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To Whom It May Concern.
This certifies that 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 3d. day of march, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred, & thirty six.
Joseph Smith Jr. Chairman.
Clerk.
, Ohio, March 28th. 1836. [p. 10]
To Whom It May Concern.
This certifies that 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 3d. day of march, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred, & thirty six.
Joseph Smith Jr. Chairman.
Clerk.
, Ohio, March 28th. 1836. [p. 10]
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