License for Hiram Byington, 19 September 1836

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To whom it may concern.
This certifies that Hiram A. Byington has been received into the , organized on the sixth of April, in the year of our of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred & thirty, & has been a according <​to​> the rules & regulations of said church, & is duly authorized to preach the gospel, agreeably to the authority of that Office. From the satisfactory evidence which we have of his good character, & his zeal for the cause of righteousness, & diligent desire to persuade men to forsake evil, & embrace truth, we confidently recommend him to the all candid & upright people as a worthy member of society. We therefore, in the name, & by the authority of this church, grant unto this, our worthy brother in the Lord, this Letter of commendation as a proof of our fellowship & esteem: praying for his success, & prosperity in our Redeemer’s Cause.
Given by the direction of a conference of the of said church, assembled in , Geauga County, Ohio, the third day of march, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred & thirty six.
Joseph Smith Jr. Chairman.
, Ohio, September 19, 1836.— [p. 169]