License for Frederick G. Williams, 20 March 1833

A Conference of High Priests of the Church of Jesus  Christ certify that Frederick G. Williams the bearer of  this after due examination of his moral character and  Christian attainments was found worthy to receive their  testamonials from under our hands. We therefore Certify  that he has been regularly ordained to the Presidency  of the High priesthood under the hand of Joseph Smith Jr  after the holy order of God according to a commandment  given the 8th day of March AD 1833 to preside over  the affairs of the Church and Kingdom of Jesus Christ  as established in these last days.
Given under our hands at Kirtland  Geauga Co Ohio North America the 20th day of March 1833
Joseph Smith Jr Prd
License, JS and Sidney Rigdon to Frederick G. Williams, Kirtland, OH, 20 Mar. 1833; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams with signatures of JS and Sidney Rigdon; one page; CHL. Includes Frederick G. Williams endorsement; includes later Leo Hawkins endorsement: “March 20 1833”; includes later endorsement in unidentified handwriting: “Address Wyllys P Coleman now in Jacksonville | Illinois or his Partner Thomas Kirkwood in | Kaskaskia”.