Letter from Alvah Tippets, 20 October 1834

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us to collect all our monies, and appointed a day for the church to come together for council. Accordingly we came together and after consecration [conversation] chose a moderator & clerk to keep the record of the church, counselled together concerning property ownd by the church, and commenced to make sale, and collect pay according to the voice of the church in order to collect all the monies owned by the church & send by the hands of wise men, which were appointed by the voice of the church; one and the other a according to the will of God.
, County of Essex N. Y.)
Oct. 20 1834.)
A of the , agreeable to the requirement of heaven, have strove to unite their hearts and views in order to be found spotless before the blazing throne of the great Jehovah, when he comes to make up his jewels, and for this end do send property by the hands of wise men appointed by the voice of the church, (agreeable to the revelation concerning the redemption of ) for the purpose of purchasing land in or counties, round about, for the of the church. Agreeable to this we give our names with the affix sums annexed.
One hundred dollars to be left in in boots & shoes
) Cash Property
) $.98.67 120.37
34.63 80.00
171.05 51.93
Henry Adams 11.13 8.75
David Bragg 5.00 1.06 The wise men are
Zebulon Adams 1.75
Caroline Tippits 151.06 107.00
Gustavus A. Perry 00.00. 6.00
aggregate $.848.40 [p. 80]
us to collect all our monies, and appointed a day for the church to come together for council. Accordingly we came together and after consecration conversation chose a moderator & clerk to keep the record of the church, counselled together concerning property ownd by the church, and commenced to make sale, and collect pay according to the voice of the church in order to collect all the monies owned by the church & send by the hands of wise men, which were appointed by the voice of the church; one and the other a according to the will of God.
, County of Essex N. Y.)
Oct. 20 1834.)
A of the , agreeable to the requirement of heaven, have strove to unite their hearts and views in order to be found spotless before the blazing throne of the great Jehovah, when he comes to make up his jewels, and for this end do send property by the hands of wise men appointed by the voice of the church, (agreeable to the revelation concerning the redemption of ) for the purpose of purchasing land in or counties, round about, for the of the church. Agreeable to this we give our names with the affix sums annexed.
One hundred dollars to be left in in boots & shoes
) Cash Property
) $.98.67 120.37
34.63 80.00
171.05 51.93
Henry Adams 11.13 8.75
David Bragg 5.00 1.06 The wise men are
Zebulon Adams 1.75
Caroline Tippits 151.06 107.00
Gustavus A. Perry 00.00. 6.00
aggregate $.848.40 [p. 80]
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