License for Parley P. Pratt, 30 March 1836

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To Whom it May Concern.
This certifies that has been received into the . organized on the sixth of April. in the year of our Lord. one thosand, 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 persuade men to forsake evil & embrace truth, we confidently recommend him to all candid & upright people as 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. March 30, 1836.— [p. 7]