Minutes, , Geauga Co., OH, 30 Apr. 1833. Featured version copied [between 4 June and ca. 6 June 1833] in Minute Book 1, pp. 19–20; handwriting of ; CHL. For more complete source information, see the source note for Minute Book 1.
These minutes of a midweek meeting of demonstrate the variety of concerns that occupied the attention of JS and other leaders of the . In the meeting, participants made financial and administrative decisions while also determining how to follow directions given in a JS revelation. At the meeting, the high priests appointed to raise funds, designated to lead the church branch in , Ohio, and discussed ’s immigration to . Jaques had recently arrived in , Ohio, with a large financial donation for the church, and a revelation dated 8 March 1833 directed that she “should receive money to bear her expences and go up unto the Land of and the residue of her money I [the Lord] will unto myself and reward her in mine own due time.” This , presided over by JS, decided that she would travel with , who was moving to Missouri to work as a typographer for The Evening and the Morning Star in .
A of convened in the school room. the meeting commen[c]ed with prayer by Bro Joseph the councel being organized in due form Bro Joseph said that it was necessary that a subscription should be opened to procure money to pay for the use of the house that meetings were held in the past season. accordingly the conference appointed bro to circulate a subscription paper for that purpose
next thing in question was the exped[i]ency of going to and to take the charge of that of of the , it was decided that [p. 19]