License for Samuel Conklin, 20 September 1836

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To Whom it may concern,
This certifies that Samuel Conklin 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 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 & Esteem: paying for this 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. 170]