License for Peter Boell, 18 June 1838

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To whom it may concern
This certifies Peter Boell has been received into the organized on the 6th of April in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred & thirty, and 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, and his zeal for the cause of righteousness, and diligent desire to persuade 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 and esteem - praying for & 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.
Joseph Pine Clerk——
Dated this the 18th Jun 1838 [p. 264]