Minutes, 1–2 November 1831

Minutes of a conference held in Hiram, Portage Co Ohio, Nov 1 1831
Elders Present
Joseph Smith JrSidney Rigdon
Oliver CowderyWilliam E. Mc.lellin
David WhitmerOrson Hyde
John WhitmerLuke Johnson
Peter Whitmer JrLyman Johnson
Br Sidney Rigdon appointed moderater & Oliver Cowdery Clerk br  Oliver Cowdery made a request desiring the mind of the Lord through this  conference of Elders to know how many copies of the Book of command ments it was the will of the Lord should be published in the first  edition of that work. Voted that there be ten thousand struck copies  struck. Adjourned until after noon.
Preface received by inspiration
Conference commenced according to adjournment br Sidney Rigdon  appointed Moderater & Oliver Cowdery, Clerk [p. 15]
Minutes, Hiram, OH, 1–2 Nov. 1831; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson; in Minute Book 2, pp. 15–16; CHL.