Ohio, Nov. 10, 1834.
There having been serious complaints presen ted to
us against you, we sincerely request you to come to ,
immediately, as it will require you to come
<be necessary that a>
proper notice be taken of the same.
We do not write the above with the view
to accuse, ourselves; but you know the great responsibility resting
up on us, and the propriety of noticing charges, especially when they
are preferred against men in important <and
interesting> stations in the
We have truly written the above with feelings of deep
interest for your own welfare and standing in the church; and we
do hope you will not fail to come down
imme diately as the representations made to us will require im mediate
It is necessary for us to inform you, that until you appear and make the
satisfaction requisite, you are suspended from acting in the authority of the
office to which you have been previously .
With feelings of
respect, we Subscribe ourselves your breth[r]en in the
Joseph Smith Jr