Appendix 4: Council of Fifty, Roll, 22 April 1845–27 December 1846

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1845 Apl 22 29 May 6 May 10 Sep [9] 30 Oct 4 [Jan] 11 18 Nov 12. 46 13— Decr: 25 26 27
<​​> <​/​> <​/​> <​/​> <​/​> <​/​> <​/​> <​/​> <​/​> <​/​> <​/​> <​/​> <​S​> / /
/ / / / / / / De ad
/ / / / / S / / / / / s s s
/ / / / / / / / / / s s s
/ / / / / / / / / / / / /
/ / / / / / / / / / / / /
/ / / / / / / / / / /
A A A a a a a
/ / / / / / / / / / / / S / S
/ / / / s A A a a a a
/ / / / S / S / / / / / / /
/ / / / / / / / / / a
/ / / / /
/ / / / / / / / / / / / / /
/ / / / / / / / / / / a a a
/ / / / / / / / / / /
/ / / / / / / / / s s / / /
<​​> <​/​> <​a​> <​/​> <​/​> <​/​> <​/​>
/ / / / / / / / / / / /
/ / cut off
/ / / / / / / / / / / s a a
/ / / / / S S / / / / / / /
/ / / / / / / / / a a a a a
/ / / / / a a / / /
/ D .
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/ / / / / / / / / / / / / /
/ / / / / / / / a a a
/ / / / / / / / / a a a
/ / / S S / S Dead
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/ / / / / / / / / A a a
[column break]
1845 April 22 Apl 29 May 6 " 10 September [9] 30 Oct 4 [Jan] 11 18 Nov 12. 46 13 — Decr. 25 26 27
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/ / / / / / / / / / / / /
/ / / / / / / / / Strangled cut off
A A / / / /
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/ / / / A a / / / a a a
/ / / / / / S / / / / / / /
A A a a a
/ S S S / / / / a a a
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/ / / / / / / / / a a a a
/ / / a / / / a a a a
/ / / / / / / / / / / /
/ / / / / / / / / / / / /
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/ / / / / / / / / a a / / /
/ / / / / a a a / / /
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/ / / / / / / / S / / /— / /
/ / / / / 2 / / / / /
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[p. [1]]
Roll.
K. of. G. [p. [2]]

Footnotes

  1. 1

    TEXT: First row inscribed in ink, except entries for 29 April, 6 May, 9 September, 30 September, 11 January, 18 January, and 27 December, which are in graphite. First column in ink, except as noted. All other cells inscribed in graphite except as noted.  

  2. 2

    TEXT: Illegible character possibly “8”. William Clayton dated the minutes of this meeting as 8 September 1845, but the meeting was actually held 9 September 1845. (See Council of Fifty, “Record,” 9 Sept. 1845.)  

  3. 3

    TEXT: Insertion in graphite. This row may have been added 25 December 1846, the first meeting Brigham Young missed, as the chairman’s presence would have been presumed previously. Illegible character possibly “C” or “1”.  

  4. 4

    TEXT: Possibly “A”.  

  5. 5

    Morley was not listed as present in the minutes for this date. (See Council of Fifty, “Record,” 30 Sept. 1845.)  

  6. 6

    TEXT: Cancellation in graphite.  

  7. 7

    TEXT: “/” written over “—”.  

  8. 8

    TEXT: “a” written over “—”.  

  9. 9

    TEXT: Inscription in ink.  

  10. 10

    TEXT: “/” written over “—”.  

  11. 11

    TEXT: “cut off” written in ink.  

  12. 12

    TEXT: “/” written in graphite and then retraced in ink.  

  13. 13

    TEXT: Possibly “a”.  

  14. 14

    TEXT: “/” possibly canceled.  

  15. 15

    TEXT: “/” written over “—”.  

  16. 16

    TEXT: Cancellation in graphite.  

  17. 17

    TEXT: “/” written over “—”.  

  18. 18

    TEXT: “/” written over “—”.  

  19. 19

    TEXT: First row inscribed in ink, except entries for 9 September, 30 September, and 27 December, which are in graphite. First column in ink, except dashes, which are in graphite, and other inscriptions as noted. All other cells inscribed in graphite except as noted.  

  20. 20

    TEXT: Illegible character possibly “8”.  

  21. 21

    TEXT: “/” written in ink.  

  22. 22

    “Strangled,” spread over four columns, was a play on Foster’s affiliation with the church led by James J. Strang. (See “Preaching,” Voree Herald, Aug. 1846, [2].)  

    Voree Herald. Voree, WI. Jan. 1846–Oct. 1846.

  23. 23

    TEXT: “cut off” written in ink.  

  24. 24

    TEXT: Cancellation in graphite.  

  25. 25

    Smith arrived late to this meeting. (Council of Fifty, “Record,” 6 May 1845.)  

  26. 26

    TEXT: Possibly “s”.  

  27. 27

    TEXT: “/” written in ink.  

  28. 28

    TEXT: Possibly “/”.  

  29. 29

    The meeting minutes list Grant as present for this day, perhaps erroneously. He was not admitted to the council until 9 September 1845. (Council of Fifty, “Record,” 10 May and 9 Sept. 1845.)  

  30. 30

    TEXT: “/” written in ink.  

  31. 31

    Rockwell arrived late to this meeting. (Council of Fifty, “Record,” 6 May 1845.)  

  32. 32

    Rockwell arrived late to this meeting. (Council of Fifty, “Record,” 30 Sept. 1845.)  

  33. 33

    TEXT: Possibly “” or “”. According to the minutes for this meeting, Grant was not present; his brother, George D. Grant, attended in his place and was admitted a member this day. (Council of Fifty, “Record,” 9 Sept. 1845.)  

  34. 34

    TEXT: Insertion in graphite.  

  35. 35

    TEXT: Possibly “Q”.  

  36. 36

    TEXT: “/” written over canceled “—”.  

  37. 37

    TEXT: “/” written over canceled “—”.