License for Luke Johnson, 30 March 1836

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To Whom it May Cononcern.
This certifies that has been received into the . organized on the sixth of April, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred, & thirty, & has been an 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 moral character, & his zeal for the cause of righteousness, & diligent desire to pursuade men to forsake evil & embrace truth, we confidently recommend him to 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 Elders of said Church, assembled in . Geauga County, Ohio. the third day of March, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred. and thirty six.
Joseph Smith Jr. Chairman.
. Ohio, March 30, 1836.— [p. 7]