Minutes, 8 March 1840

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March 8th 1840. The of of the of Illinois met at ’s.
1st <​Ran​> Alexander Randolph Alexander informed the Council that he wished to be exhonerated from the office of Clerk for this Council in consequence of the weakness of his eyes.
2nd On motion it was voted that he be exhonerated as he requested.
3 On motion of , was appointed Clerk pro. tempore of the High Council in the place of R. Alexander resi[gne]d
4th A charge was prefered against by Joseph Smith jr, for unchristianlike conduct which was refered to , and , who were to labor within him and report the same to the council.
5 A letter to , from of Missouri, containing proposals concerning a mortgague on certain lands, held by , in Missouri, was presented to the council by Joseph Smith jr for their advice whereupon it was voted that he ( should not accept of said proposals. [p. 49]
March 8th 1840. The of the of Illinois met at ’s.
1st Randolph Alexander informed the Council that he wished to be exhonerated from the office of Clerk for this Council in consequence of the weakness of his eyes.
2nd On motion it was voted that he be exhonerated as he requested.
3 On motion of , was appointed Clerk pro. tempore of the High Council in the place of R. Alexander resigned
4th A charge was prefered against by Joseph Smith jr, for unchristianlike conduct which was refered to , and , who were to labor with him and report the same to the council.
5 A letter to , from of Missouri, containing proposals concerning a mortgague on certain lands, held by , in Missouri, was presented to the council by Joseph Smith jr for their advice whereupon it was voted that he ( should not accept of said proposals. [p. 49]
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