Quorums of the Seventy and Others, Minutes, and JS, Discourse, , Adams Co., IL, 1–2 June 1839. Version copied [ca. 1 June 1839] in Quorums of the Seventy, “Book of Records,” pp. 79–84; handwriting of ; First Council of the Seventy Records, CHL. For more complete source information, see the source note for Discourse, 1 June 1839.
A council of the of was held on the 1st day of June 1839 according to adjournment in
Met at the committee room and the council called to order and opened by prayer by
Present of the counsellors & <pres> Joseph Smith jr and were also present and most of the .
After the council was opened the room being crowded to overflowing it was adjourd to a grove
Joseph Smith Jun gave the seventies much instruction about what things they should teach and the manner of communicating the gospel to the children of men and on ma[n]y other subjects especially enjoining it upon the to keep and render a just account of all monies put [p. 79]