preferred against him by Elder and asked the forgiveness of the Presidency & council and the whole congregation present, He also covenant to make confession before the church the same as before this council.
The council on the side of justice arose and expressed their entire satisfaction with his confession and resigned him into the hands of Mercy. a vote was then called of the council and congregation to raise hands if they were satisfied with his confession, which they did with apparent cheerfulness & with united consent.
President J. Smith Junr. then proposed that & be ordained to the office of Elders in the church of the Latter-Day-Saints on Sunday the 3d. Inst. in the public congregation. A Vote was called & carried to that effect.
arose & confessed the charges that were preferred against him by President J Smith Junr. in a former council. A vote was called and carried in his favor and be restored to fellowship in the Church. Voted that Hiram Dayton be ordained to the office of an Elder
Council adjourned by Prayer
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