License for Nathan K. Knight, 18 June 1838

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To whom it may concern
This certifies that Nathan K Knight 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 and 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, and his zeal for the cause of righteousness, and diligent desire to persuade men to forsake evil and embrace truthm we confidently recommend him to all candid and 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 our Lord this letter of commendation as a proof of our fellowship and esteem - praying for his cuccess and 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 & thirty six
Joseph Smith Jr. Chairman.
Dated June 18th 1838 [p. 192]