Letterbook 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Resolved, 8thly, That the thanks of this meeting be tendered to the delegation of , for their bold, manly, noble and independent course, they have taken in presenting our Case before the authorities of the nation, and misrepresentation, contumely and abuse, which characterized us in our suffering condition.
Resolved, 9thly, That the thanks of this meeting be tendered to of . of for their sympathy, aid and protection; and to all other Honorable Gentlemen who have assisted us in our endeavors to obtain redress.
Resolved 10thly, That Joseph Smith Jr. and , the delegates appointed by this Church to visit the City of , to present our sufferings before the authorities of the nation, accept of our the thanks of this meeting for the prompt and efficient manner in which they have discharged their duty; and that they be requested in the behalf of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints throughout the world, to continue to use their endeavours to obtain redress for a suffering people; and if all hopes of obtaining satisfaction for the injuries done us, be entirely blasted, that they then appeal our case to the court of heaven, believing that the great Jehovah, who rules over the destiny of nations and who notices the falling sparrows, will undoubtedly redress our wrongs, and ere long avenge us of our adversaries.
On motion, resolved, That the report of the Committee on the Judiciary, as well as the foregoing preamble and resolutions, be published in the papers.
On motion, Resolved That the a Committee of seven three be appointed to investigate the recommendations, those persons may have, who wish to obtain an ordination to the ministry, and ordain such as are thought worthy and that Elders , [Joseph] Wood and , compose said Committee
Resolved, That this meeting feel satisfied with the proceedings of the presidency with regard to the sales of property &c and that they are requested to continue in their agency. [p. 206]
Resolved, 8thly, That the thanks of this meeting be tendered to the delegation of , for their bold, manly, noble and independent course, they have taken in presenting our Case before the authorities of the nation, and misrepresentation, contumely and abuse, which characterized us in our suffering condition.
Resolved, 9thly, That the thanks of this meeting be tendered to of . of for their sympathy, aid and protection; and to all other Honorable Gentlemen who have assisted us in our endeavors to obtain redress.
Resolved 10thly, That Joseph Smith Jr. and , the delegates appointed by this Church to visit the City of , to present our sufferings before the authorities of the nation, accept of the thanks of this meeting for the prompt and efficient manner in which they have discharged their duty; and that they be requested in the behalf of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints throughout the world, to continue to use their endeavours to obtain redress for a suffering people; and if all hopes of obtaining satisfaction for the injuries done us, be entirely blasted, that they then appeal our case to the court of heaven, believing that the great Jehovah, who rules over the destiny of nations and who notices the falling sparrows, will undoubtedly redress our wrongs, and ere long avenge us of our adversaries.
On motion, resolved, That the report of the Committee on the Judiciary, as well as the foregoing preamble and resolutions, be published in the papers.
On motion, Resolved That a Committee of three be appointed to investigate the recommendations, those persons may have, who wish to obtain an ordination to the ministry, and ordain such as are thought worthy and that Elders , Joseph Wood and , compose said Committee
Resolved, That this meeting feel satisfied with the proceedings of the presidency with regard to the sales of property &c and that they are requested to continue in their agency. [p. 206]
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