Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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And the right hand of fellowship given him by the Bishop in the land of Zion in the name of the church
Br. was ordained a High priest under the hand of br. Joseph Smith jr.
Br. then stated the items embraced in a Revelation received in & the reason why we were commanded to come to this land & sit in council with the High priests here, for the particulars of which read the commandment.
Conference adjourned for one hour.
Clerk.
Council Convened
Prayer by br.
All differences settled & the hearts of all run together in love
A Revelation received through him whom the Church has appointed respecting organization.
Council adjourned until to-morrow 9 o’clock A.M.
Prayer by
Council Convened, Opened by singing “He dies the friend of sinners dies &c.” & prayer by br.
Resolved, that the name of the Firm mentioned in the commandments yesterday be Gilbert, Whitney & Company in Zion. And Newel K. Whitney & Company in Geauga Co. Ohio.
Resolved that brs. & draft the bond for the above named Firm. As there was not any business of importance before the Council; Brethren Joseph & gave desertations on the Gospel, its appendages &c. Council closed in prayer by br. Joseph Smith jr.
Clerk.
April 27. 1832.
30 April 1832 • Monday
Minutes of a Council of the litterary Firm, Zion April 30. 1832.
Present
Joseph Smith jr. President.
, one of the President’s Councellors.
Ordered by the council that three thousand copies of the book of Commandments be printed the first Edition.
And the right hand of fellowship given him by the Bishop in the land of Zion in the name of the church
Br. was ordained a High priest under the hand of br. Joseph Smith jr.
Br. then stated the items embraced in a Revelation received in & the reason why we were commanded to come to this land & sit in council with the High priests here, for the particulars of which read the commandment.
Conference adjourned for one hour.
Clerk.
Council Convened
Prayer by br.
All differences settled & the hearts of all run together in love
A Revelation received through him whom the Church has appointed respecting organization.
Council adjourned until to-morrow 9 o’clock A.M.
Prayer by
Council Convened, Opened by singing “He dies the friend of sinners dies &c.” & prayer by br.
Resolved, that the name of the Firm mentioned in the commandments yesterday be Gilbert, Whitney & Company in Zion. And Newel K. Whitney & Company in Geauga Co. Ohio.
Resolved that brs. & draft the bond for the above named Firm. As there was not any business of importance before the Council; Brethren Joseph & gave desertations on the Gospel, its appendages &c. Council closed in prayer by br. Joseph Smith jr.
Clerk.
April 27. 1832.
30 April 1832 • Monday
Minutes of a Council of the litterary Firm, Zion April 30. 1832.
Present
Joseph Smith jr. President.
, one of the President’s Councellors.
Ordered by the council that three thousand copies of the book of Commandments be printed the first Edition.
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