Recommendation for Willard Richards, between 11 and 13 June 1837
JS, , and , Recommendation, for , , Geauga Co., OH, [between 11 and 13 June 1837]; handwriting of ; signatures of JS, , and ; dockets in handwriting of , , and unidentified scribe; one page; CHL. Includes dockets.
At a of the and of the held in Geauga County Ohio on the Second day of June in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty Seven, Elder was unanimously appointed, set apart and ordained to go on a mission to to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the people of that Nation as it is believed and practised by us
From the long acquaintance which we have had with, this, our beloved brother, his integrity and and zeal in the cause of truth, we cheerfully and confidently reccommend him to all candid and upright people as a servant of God and a faithful minister of Jesus Christ.
We furthermore beseech all people who have an opportunity of hearing this our brother declare the doctrine believed by us, to listen with attention to the words of his mouth.
J Smith Jr)
Presiding Elde[r]s of the Church of the Latter Day Saints