3 July 1834 • Thursday
July 3. 1834.
The High Priests of Zion assembled for the purpose of organizing a general Council of High Priests, agreeable to the revelation for the purpose of settling important business that might come before them which could not be settled by the and his council.
Proceeded to make choice of the President. It was agreed that should be first President and to be assisted by and ,— and the following High Priests as Councellors,
After which the meeting adjourned to meet on monday the 8th inst.
7 July 1834 • Monday
July 7th 1834.
Agreeable to adjournment the council of High Priests assembled at the house of — and opened the meeting by singing,— age after age has rowled away, &c. and prayer by Joseph Smith jun., Present fifteen High Priests,— eight Elders, four Priests, eight teachers, three Deacons,— together with A number of Members
After which br. Joseph Smith jun proceeded to give the Council such instruction (relative to their high calling) as would enable them to proceed and minister in their office— agreeable to the pattern given heretofore;— also read to them the [p. 43]