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Certificate for Almon Babbitt, Erastus Snow, and Robert B. Thompson, 4 May 1839

Certificate for Almon Babbitt, Erastus Snow, and Robert B. Thompson, 4 May 1839

This is to certify— that at a general conference held at  Quincy Adam’s County Illinois, by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter  Day Saints, on Saturday the 4th of May 1839.
President Joseph Smith Jr Presiding
It was Resolved
That Almond Babbit [Almon Babbitt], Erastus Snow and  Robert B. Thompson be appointed a traveling committee to gather up  and obtain all the libelous reports and publications which have been circu lated against our <the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints> Church— as well as other historical matter connected  with said church which they can possibly obtain.
Joseph Smith Jr Chairman
3 Copies, one for each  of the Committee. [p. 47]
Certificate, JS and James Mulholland to Almon Babbitt, Erastus Snow, and Robert B. Thompson, Quincy, IL, 4 May 1839; handwriting of James Mulholland; in JS Letterbook 2, p. 47; JS Collection, CHL.

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