Minutes, 13 April 1838

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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travelling on Steam Boats without paying his fare, by slipping from place to place in the Boat when they were calling for the fare, and when they would ask him for his pay, he would tell them he had paid it, when he had not.
, testifies that in purchasing a lot for , he turned out a note against , which he rather declined paying at the first presentation, but afterwards said, he had paid it taken it up when he had, therefore, told a falshood.
testifies that told him, after he returned from the North, when he purchased his farm of Weldon, the history is as follows: “Before we got there, as we understood, he was fond of liquor, so we got some, lumbórum, (as Bump called it) and went to Mr Weldon’s and got him tolerably well shaved, before we introduced the trade, when we purchased a large farm with great improvements together with five hundred head of hogs, a good stock of horses and cattle, also, a flock of sheep, the ploughs belonging to the farm &c. for twenty-two hundred dollars and fifty dollars.”
concurs with the above testimony, and also .
After some few appropriate remarks, by the Councellors, it was decided by the President that be no longer considered a member of the , nor a member of the of the Lamb and also be given over to the buffetings of Satan untill he learns to blaspheme no more against the authorities of God.
Clerk
A charge was then prefered against , by , as follows:
“To the of the Church of Latter day Saints in . [p. 131]
travelling on Steam Boats without paying his fare, by slipping from place to place in the Boat when they were calling for the fare, and when they would ask him for his pay, he would tell them he had paid it, when he had not.
, testifies that in purchasing a lot for , he turned out a note against , which he rather declined paying at the first presentation, but afterwards said, he had paid taken it up when he had, therefore, told a falshood.
testifies that told him, after he returned from the North, when he purchased his farm of Weldon, the history is as follows: “Before we got there, as we understood, he was fond of liquor, so we got some, lumbórum, (as Bump called it) and went to Mr Weldon’s and got him tolerably well shaved, before we introduced the trade, when we purchased a large farm with great improvements together with five hundred head of hogs, a good stock of horses and cattle, also, a flock of sheep, the ploughs belonging to the farm &c. for twenty-two hundred and fifty dollars.”
concurs with the above testimony, and also .
After some few appropriate remarks, by the Councellors, it was decided by the President that be no longer considered a member of the , nor a member of the of the Lamb and also be given over to the buffetings of Satan untill he learns to blaspheme no more against the authorities of God.
Clerk
A charge was then prefered against , by , as follows:
“To the of the Church of Latter day Saints in . [p. 131]
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