Minutes, 27 May 1843

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Saturday, May 27th 1843. The twelve assembled in council, according to adjourment 2. o clock P, M. . Present , , , & — also President Joseph Smith, Patriarchs <& >, and others— Prayer by after Singing
stated the object of the meeting was to investigate a letter from Sybbella Armstrong of conce[rn]ing — and other business—
The Letter was then read. Dated May 1st. 1843, charging & Stating that had been slandering her character,
stated that he was not fully prepared to investigate the merits of the letter in full as had but just learned the contents therof, that sybbella was generally spoken of by the church in an—
Capt— of steamboats & others— on the ohio— told him she had been seen drunk in the streets &c.— had often spoke of her in conversation as having heard such things. I have made the obsevation I did not believe they were all right.
Mrs [Eliza] Nicholson, I bo[a]rded with she told long stories <to my wife> about Sebbella Armstng.— failed for $20 000, did not know how she got so much money.
Mrs Nichoson. last winter.— at my house, her house was run down with bills of merctile making &c &c &c. Mc Niners Girls.—
A person. a respcable [respectable] Dr Miller, know any thing about Sybella Armstrong,— just before she went away I was calld to see her. & I pronuced [pronounced] [p. [1]]
Saturday, May 27th 1843. The twelve assembled in council, according to adjourment 2. o clock P, M. . Present , , , & — also President Joseph Smith, Patriarchs & , and others— Prayer by after Singing
stated the object of the meeting was to investigate a letter from Sybbella Armstrong of concerning — and other business—
The Letter was then read. Dated May 1st. 1843, charging & Stating that had been slandering her character,
stated that he was not fully prepared to investigate the merits of the letter in full as had but just learned the contents therof, that sybbella was generally spoken of by the church in an—
Capt— of steamboats & others— on the ohio— told him she had been seen drunk in the streets &c.— had often spoke of her in conversation as having heard such things. I have made the obsevation I did not believe they were all right.
Mrs Eliza Nicholson, I boarded with she told long stories to my wife about Sebbella Armstng.— failed for $20 000, did not know how she got so much money.
Mrs Nichoson. last winter.— at my house, her house was run down with bills of merctile making &c &c &c. Mc Niners Girls.—
A person. a respcable [respectable] Dr Miller, know any thing about Sybella Armstrong,— just before she went away I was calld to see her. & I pronuced [pronounced] [p. [1]]
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