Minutes, 28–29 September 1835

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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into it again, and receive his . The counsellors acquiesce in the above decision.
Council adjourned till tomorrow morning 9’ oclock
Clerk
Tuesday morning 10 o clock council met. Counsellors names were called, all in their seats except one whose place was supplied.
Council opened by prayer.
1st Charge preferred against [Arvin] Allen Avery an appealed case from an Court in who took away his license for rebelling against their decision. Brother Avery came forward & frankly & readily complied with the requisitions of the council to the entire satisfaction of all & the court decided that he be restored to full fellowship, & receive his license that is the office of an Elder. The counsellors acquiesied in the above decision, and he was ordained accordingly.
2d Elder ’s case called in question. Charge preferred against him by T. S. Cole.
Accuser & present.
Elder , accused of unchristian like conduct. The states as follows, that he left this place to go East on a Mission to preach the 24th June last, had three Books of Mormon. sold one to Brother Babit, and disposed of one more. Afterwards obtained two more of Mr. Harris. Went to Madison and left one with Ruth Judd, not sold, obtained one of Mr. Childs and told him if he returned that way he would have it, if not, he would give him another when he should visit his friends in . [p. 124]
into it again, and receive his . The counsellors acquiesce in the above decision.
Council adjourned till tomorrow morning 9’ oclock
Clerk
Tuesday morning 10 o clock council met. Counsellors names were called, all in their seats except one whose place was supplied.
Council opened by prayer.
1st Charge preferred against Arvin Allen Avery an appealed case from an Court in who took away his license for rebelling against their decision. Brother Avery came forward & frankly & readily complied with the requisitions of the council to the entire satisfaction of all & the court decided that he be restored to full fellowship, & receive his license that is the office of an Elder. The counsellors acquiesied in the above decision, and he was ordained accordingly.
2d Elder ’s case called in question. Charge preferred against him by T. S. Cole.
Accuser & present.
Elder , accused of unchristian like conduct. The states as follows, that he left this place to go East on a Mission to preach the 24th June last, had three Books of Mormon. sold one to Brother Babit, and disposed of one more. Afterwards obtained two more of Mr. Harris. Went to Madison and left one with Ruth Judd, not sold, obtained one of Mr. Childs and told him if he returned that way he would have it, if not, he would give him another when he should visit his friends in . [p. 124]
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