License for John Sagers, 11 May 1836

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To Whom it may concern.
This certifies that John Sagers has been received into the , organized on the sixth day of April, in the year of 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, 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 a direction of the conference of the of said church, assembled in , Geauga County, Ohio, on the third day of march, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, Eight hundred & thirty six.
Joseph Smith Jr. Chairman.
, Ohio, May 11, 1836, [p. 104]