This is to Certify that at a General Conference held at , Adam’s County, Illinois, by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, on Saturday the 4th May 1839.
President Joseph Smith Jr. presiding
It was Resolved, That Elder be appointed to go <to> and take the Charge and oversight of the and preside over the general affairs of the Church in that place.
It was also Resolved— That the advice of this conference to the Brethren living in the Eastern States, is, for them to move to and the vicinity thereof, and again settle that place as a stake of Zion, provided that they may feel so inclined in preference to their moving further Westward.
Joseph Smith Jr. Chairman
Given at Illinois 6th May 1839. [p. ]