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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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5 April 1844 • Friday

Editorial Note
On 5 April 1844 the council met at 5:00 p.m. The council discussed the constitution that was being drafted for the kingdom of God, as well as related political and religious principles.

Friday April 5th. 1844 5 o clock P.M. Council met pursuant to adjournt.
Prest. Joseph Smith in the chair The chairman introduced E[lde]r to the council, and for benifit explained the order and object of the organization.
On motion Er was admitted a member by unanimous vote
On motion the reading of the minutes was dispensed with and the report of the committee called for.
Er reported progress & asked for more time. He called upon Er to read the portion of the document ready, which was done [p. [83]]
5 April 1844 • Friday

Editorial Note
On 5 April 1844 the council met at 5:00 p.m. The council discussed the constitution that was being drafted for the kingdom of God, as well as related political and religious principles.

Friday April 5th. 1844 5 o clock P.M. Council met pursuant to adjournt.
Prest. Joseph Smith in the chair The chairman introduced Elder to the council, and for benifit explained the order and object of the organization.
On motion Er was admitted a member by unanimous vote
On motion the reading of the minutes was dispensed with and the report of the committee called for.
Er reported progress & asked for more time. He called upon Er to read the portion of the document ready, which was done [p. [83]]
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