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License for Heber C. Kimball, 2 June 1837

At a Conference of the Elders and heads of the  Church of “Latter Day Saints” held in Kirtland, Geauga  County, Ohio, on the Second day of June in the year of  Our Lord, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty Seven  Elder Heber C. Kimball, the Bearer of this, was unanimously  appointed, set apart and ordained to go on a mission to  England to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the  people of that Nation as it is believed and practised by us
From the long acquaintance which we have had  with, this, our worthy Brother, his integrity and zeal in the  cause of truth, we do most cheerfully and confidently  reccommend him to all candid and upright people as a  servant of God and a faithful minister of Jesus Christ.
We do furthermore beseech all people who have an  opportunity of hearing, this, our brother declare the doctrine  believed by us, to listen with attention to the words of his  mouth
J Smith Jr)Presideing  Elders  of the  Church of  Latter Day Saints
Sidney Rigdon)
Hyrum Smith)
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License, JS, Sidney Rigdon, and Hyrum Smith to Heber C. Kimball, Kirtland, OH, 2 June 1837; handwriting of Orson Hyde with signatures of JS, Sidney Rigdon, and Hyrum Smith; one page; CHL. Includes endorsement.

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