Minutes, 5 December 1832
- Source Note
This document and a note recorded 9 December 1832 pertain to a of that met on 5 December 1832 at the request of , a member of the church who migrated from to , Ohio, in 1831. Humphrey had recently completed a mission to the eastern with . On 3 December, JS wrote in his journal that Humphrey visited him that day, bearing “news from Brother and ,” who were also proselytizing in the East. Two days later, JS explained that the 5 December council convened “to advise with” Humphrey, apparently about what Humphrey should do next in the church. JS presided over the council, which directed Humphrey to preach with in , Ohio, and wherever else they were inspired to go. Although the minutes state that Humphrey’s situation was the only business considered, at least one other item was addressed, as detailed in a later note. As clerk of the council, took minutes of the proceedings and later entered them into Minute Book 1.
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