License for Hosea Stout, 20 April 1840

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  • Historical Introduction

Document Transcript

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
This certifies that has been recieved into the , organized on the sixth of April, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty, and has been an according to the rules and regulations of said church; and is duly authorised to preach the gospel, agreably to the authority of that office.
Given by the direction of a general of the authorities of said church, assembled in , Ill. on the sixth of April, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty.
Clerk. Joseph Smith Jr President. [p. [1]]
this certifies the within Licence was recorded on the 20th day of April 1840 in Hancock Co Ill on Book A Page (35) [p. [2]]

Footnotes

  1. 1

    Stout was baptized by Charles C. Rich in August 1838 while living in Caldwell County, Missouri. (Eleventh Quorum of Seventies, Records, vol. 2, p. 19, in Seventies Quorum Records, CHL.)  

    Seventies Quorum Records, 1844–1975. CHL. CR 499.

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    Stout was ordained an elder by Seymour Brunson at an October 1839 general conference of the church. (Minutes and Discourses, 5–7 Oct. 1839; Eleventh Quorum of Seventies, Records, vol. 2, p. 25, in Seventies Quorum Records, CHL.)  

    Seventies Quorum Records, 1844–1975. CHL. CR 499.

  3. 3

    See Minutes and Discourse, 6–8 Apr. 1840.  

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    Signatures of Robert B. Thompson and JS.  

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    Certification in the handwriting of Hyrum Smith.