License for Didemick Westfall, 23 May 1836

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To Whom it May concern.
This certifies that Didemick Westfall has been received into the , organized on the sixth of April, in the year our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred & thirty, & has been a according to the rules & regulations of said church, & is duly authorized to preach the gospel agreeably to the authority of that office. From the satisfactory evidence which we have of his good moral character, & his zeal for the cause of righteousness, & diligent desire to persuade men to forsake evil & embrace truth, we confidently recommend him to all candid & upright people as a worthy member of society. We, therefore, in the name, & by the authority of this church, grant unto this, church our worthy brother in the Lord, this letter of commendation as a Proof of our fellowship & Esteem: Praying for his success & prosperity in our Redeemer’s Cause. Given by the direction of a conference of the of said church, assembled in , Geauga County, Ohio, the third day of march, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred & thirty six.
Joseph Smith Jr. Chairman.
. Ohio. May 23, 1836. [p. 114]