Thursday April 4th. 1844 9 o clock A.M. Council met pursuant to adjournment Prest. Joseph Smith in the chair
The chairman introduced & to the council.
The minutes of the last meeting was read and accepted after which Prest. J. Smith arose to explain the object of the council to those who had not been previous. He also stated the principles on which the council was organized
They cheerfully conceded to the order whereupon on motion of E[lde]r they were admitted members by the unanimous vote of the council and took their seats in proper order [p. ]