then related a few
items of a vision which he gave as a testimony of those things contained
in the revelations read by
, and his remarks upon that part relative to the
with power from on high.
Joseph then occupied a few minutes by way of explanation of the
revelation concerning the bu ilding of the
then took up the third item, viz: The spreading of the word
of the Lord. After which several brethren spoke.
case of bro. Thomas Tripp who had been found in
transgression, was then called in question. Bro.
Evans was called upon to state what he knew concerning the case,
who said that he had been guilty of improprieties with a sister when
going home from a meeting by takeing her by the hand. And also committed
some other improprieties with another sister by drawing her breasts. He
had sought witness against a sister in good standing from a wicked woman
in the world. The
then voted that Thomas
with the privilege of an appeal to
Bro. Joseph then laid hands upon certain children
& blessed them in the name of the Lord. The
was then administered by bro.
The number of
" D[itt]o " Elders "—— 13.
Adjourned to the Monday precedeing
the second sunday in September. The conference then closed by
singing, “Now my remnant of days,” &c.