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
Smith Jr presiding
Resolved, That Elder
be appointed to go
and take the Charge and oversight of the
and preside over the general affairs of the Church in
It was also
Resolved— That the advice of this conference to the Brethren living in the
Eastern States, is, to
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
Joseph Smith Jr.
Illinois 6th May 1839.