License for Ozias Kilburn, 20 September 1836

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To whom it may concern.
This certifies that Ozias Kilburn 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 for righteousness, & diligent desire to persuade men to forsake men 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 & thirty six.
Joseph Smith Jr. Chairman.
, Ohio, September 20, 1836.— [p. 171]