different meetings held for that purpose by seven of the High Councellors viz. , , , . , , and but as it was inconsistent for and to leave home it was afterward voted that should take the place of and that of .
3rd That and write to the several neighbourhoods and give notice of the times and places of holding meetings.
4th That give written notice to and and of the proceedings of the meeting.
Council Adjourned till February 3rd next
|Samuel Bent, Clerk||, Moderator|
5–9 February 1838 • Monday–Friday
The following are the minutes of the proceedings of a general assembly of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, assembled at the following places, to transact the buisness of said Church.
1st. At , Feb. 5.th 1838: was chosen Moderator, and Clerk.
The addressed the throne of grace in prayer, after which he laid before the assembly the object of the meeting, giving a relation of the recent organization of the Church here, and in . He also read a certain revelation given in , Sept 4,th 1837; which made known that and were in transgression, and if they repented not, they should be removed out of their places. Also, read a certain clause contained in the appeal, published in the old Star, under the 183rd page, as follows:— “And to sell our lands would amount to a denial of our faith, as that is the place where the Zion of [p. 96]