Record of the Twelve, 14 February–28 August 1835

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proven that <​he​> had erred in Spirit and in Doctrine and was considerably inclined to enthusiasm and much lifted up. The council therefore took his licence from him until he become more instructed and also get his spirit and feelings amalgamateed with his brethren
Elder James Paten of North Providence <​R.I.​> was legally excommunicated for impropper conduct by the authority of two witnesses, and he, refuseing to give up his licence, was ordered to be published in the “Messenger and Advocate:” but little business to be done at this Conference. People were, generally hard and unbelieveing & but little preaching called for, but by the church.
It was decided, that, in consequence of the small number of disciples at Dover N.H. and no business to attend to of much importance, our conference in that place should be recalled, and also that the conferences at & Farmington should be altered so as to close our last conference at Farmington jast one month earlier than the former appointn◊◊ and we sent letters by mail to inform them of the alteration in time for the news to be circulated. This alteration, the counsel was dictated to do by the Spirit of God.
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21–23 August 1835 • Friday–Sunday
Maine Augt. 28 21st. 1835.
Seven of the met in at this place (Viz) , , , , , & . There was no business of importance for the conference here to attend to. presided and the in this place was represented by the to number 57 generally in good standing. represented a little in Dover N. Hampshire consisting of eight members in good fellowship. Adjourned one [p. 18]
proven that he had erred in Spirit and in Doctrine and was considerably inclined to enthusiasm and much lifted up. The council therefore took his licence from him until he become more instructed and also get his spirit and feelings amalgamateed with his brethren
Elder James Paten of North Providence R.I. was legally excommunicated for impropper conduct by the authority of two witnesses, and he, refuseing to give up his licence, was ordered to be published in the “Messenger and Advocate:” but little business to be done at this Conference. People were, generally hard and unbelieveing & but little preaching called for, but by the church.
It was decided, that, in consequence of the small number of disciples at Dover N.H. and no business to attend to of much importance, our conference in that place should be recalled, and also that the conferences at & Farmington should be altered so as to close our last conference at Farmington jast one month earlier than the former appointn and we sent letters by mail to inform them of the alteration in time for the news to be circulated. This alteration, the counsel was dictated to do by the Spirit of God.
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21–23 August 1835 • Friday–Sunday
Maine Augt. 21st. 1835.
Seven of the met in at this place (Viz) , , , , , & . There was no business of importance for the conference here to attend to. presided and the in this place was represented by the to number 57 generally in good standing. represented a little in Dover N. Hampshire consisting of eight members in good fellowship. Adjourned one [p. 18]
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