Council of Fifty, Minutes, March 1844–January 1846; Volume 2, 1 March–6 May 1845

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this council, the nature and object of the organization, also the mission appointed to him & others. He also briefly gave him his charge.
arose and with uplifted hand said he was perfectly willing to make this covenant, as has been stated, and is willing that his life should be the forfeiture if he betray his brethren. He is willing to abide by all the laws of the council.
On motion, a vote was taken which resulted unanimously in favor of becoming a member. He was accordingly seated in order.
The minutes of the last council was then read and accepted after which on motion of E[lde]r they were ordered to be destroyed after they clerk has done with them. [p. [78]]
this council, the nature and object of the organization, also the mission appointed to him & others. He also briefly gave him his charge.
arose and with uplifted hand said he was perfectly willing to make this covenant, as has been stated, and is willing that his life should be the forfeiture if he betray his brethren. He is willing to abide by all the laws of the council.
On motion, a vote was taken which resulted unanimously in favor of becoming a member. He was accordingly seated in order.
The minutes of the last council was then read and accepted after which on motion of Elder they were ordered to be destroyed after the clerk has done with them. [p. [78]]
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