Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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on the part of the Church and on the part of the defendant, after a few remarks by the Councellors, it was decided that the ordination was not legal. The Council adjourned untill next Saturday at 9 o’clock. Closing prayer by Elder .
Clerk
24 March 1838 • Saturday
The High Council of Zion met pursuant to adjournment, Saturday March 24th 1838.
Council ws organized as follows:
Joseph Smith jr. and Presidents
no 1no 2
" 3" 4
" 5" 6
" 7" 8
" 9" 10
" 11" 12
The Council was opened by prayer by Prest .
A Charge was prefered against for unchristian-like conduct, in speaking reproachfully of youngsters, by .
After a short deliberation it was considered a most difficult case, therefore Six Councellors were appointed to speak on the case, viz: , and , on the part of the Church and , , and on the part of the accused.
testifies that was at his house, the subject of Spelling Schools, in the evening was introduced, which he disapproved of also, mentioned about a young man’s undertaking to hug a girl in an evening meeting but mentioned no names, he disapproved of evening schools and meetings on account of the young people being light-minded & tended to draw away their minds from their studdies [p. 110]
on the part of the Church and on the part of the defendant, after a few remarks by the Councellors, it was decided that the ordination was not legal. The Council adjourned untill next Saturday at 9 o’clock. Closing prayer by Elder .
Clerk
24 March 1838 • Saturday
The High Council of Zion met pursuant to adjournment, Saturday March 24th 1838.
Council ws organized as follows:
Joseph Smith jr. and Presidents
no 1no 2
" 3" 4
" 5" 6
" 7" 8
" 9" 10
" 11" 12
The Council was opened by prayer by Prest .
A Charge was prefered against for unchristian-like conduct, in speaking reproachfully of youngsters, by .
After a short deliberation it was considered a most difficult case, therefore Six Councellors were appointed to speak on the case, viz: , and , on the part of the Church and , , and on the part of the accused.
testifies that was at his house, the subject of Spelling Schools, in the evening was introduced, which he disapproved of also, mentioned about a young man’s undertaking to hug a girl in an evening meeting but mentioned no names, he disapproved of evening schools and meetings on account of the young people being light-minded & tended to draw away their minds from their studdies [p. 110]
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