Council of Fifty, Minutes, March 1844–January 1846; Volume 1, 10 March 1844–1 March 1845

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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31 May 1844 • Friday

Editorial Note
The council met on 31 May 1844 at 2:30 p.m.—possibly at JS’s residence, the —and apparently adjourned before evening. The council heard the report of , who had “just returned” from the mission to American Indians to which the council had appointed him on 21 March 1844. Emmett had met with a Menominee chief but to no effect. JS considered him “bound to make another attempt and fulfil the mission according to the orders of the council.” The council adjourned sine die and did not meet again before JS was murdered.

Friday May 31st. 1844 2½ o clock P. M. Council met pursuant to adjournment, president Joseph Smith in the chair,
After some conversation on promiscuous subjects by the members, the chairman remarked that the object of our meeting was to hear s report who has just returned from his mission. He called upon to open the council by prayer which was done, after which was requested to make his report.
Er then remarked [p. [257]]
31 May 1844 • Friday

Editorial Note
The council met on 31 May 1844 at 2:30 p.m.—possibly at JS’s residence, the —and apparently adjourned before evening. The council heard the report of , who had “just returned” from the mission to American Indians to which the council had appointed him on 21 March 1844. Emmett had met with a Menominee chief but to no effect. JS considered him “bound to make another attempt and fulfil the mission according to the orders of the council.” The council adjourned sine die and did not meet again before JS was murdered.

Friday May 31st. 1844 2½ o clock P. M. Council met pursuant to adjournment, president Joseph Smith in the chair,
After some conversation on promiscuous subjects by the members, the chairman remarked that the object of our meeting was to hear s report who has just returned from his mission. He called upon to open the council by prayer which was done, after which was requested to make his report.
Er then remarked [p. [257]]
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