Minutes, 6–9 October 1843

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MINUTES OF A SPECIAL CONFERENCE
Of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, held in the City of , commencing on the 6th of October, 1843.
Friday, October 6th, 10 o’clock A. M.
The weather proving unfavorable, the organization of the conference was postponed until the next day at 10 o’clock A. M.
Saturday, 10 o’clock A. M.
Conference assembled and proceeded to business.
President Joseph Smith was called to the chair, and Gustavus Hills chosen clerk.
Opened with singing by the choir, and prayer by elder .
The president stated the items of business to be brought before the Conference, to be,
1st. The case and standing of elder , counsellor to the First Presidency.
2d. The further progress of the ; after which, any miscellaneous business.
Elder addressed the conference on the subject of his situation and circumstances among the saints.
President Joseph Smith addressed the conference, inviting an expression of any charges or complaints which the Conference had to make. He stated his dissatisfaction with elder as a counsellor, not having received any material benefit from his labors or counsels since their escape from . Several complaints were then brought forward in reference to his management in the Post Office; a supposed correspondence and connection with , with , and with the [p. 329]
MINUTES OF A SPECIAL CONFERENCE
Of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, held in the City of , commencing on the 6th of October, 1843.
Friday, October 6th, 10 o’clock A. M.
The weather proving unfavorable, the organization of the conference was postponed until the next day at 10 o’clock A. M.
Saturday, 10 o’clock A. M.
Conference assembled and proceeded to business.
President Joseph Smith was called to the chair, and Gustavus Hills chosen clerk.
Opened with singing by the choir, and prayer by elder .
The president stated the items of business to be brought before the Conference, to be,
1st. The case and standing of elder , counsellor to the First Presidency.
2d. The further progress of the ; after which, any miscellaneous business.
Elder addressed the conference on the subject of his situation and circumstances among the saints.
President Joseph Smith addressed the conference, inviting an expression of any charges or complaints which the Conference had to make. He stated his dissatisfaction with elder as a counsellor, not having received any material benefit from his labors or counsels since their escape from . Several complaints were then brought forward in reference to his management in the Post Office; a supposed correspondence and connection with , with , and with the [p. 329]
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