Brother moved for a decision, relative to the first question, (viz.) What is
to be done to arrest the evil? The then proceeded, after a few
remarks, to give a decision according, to a motion previously made, (viz.) that
an article be published in the Evening & the morning Star, by
the direction of the , that the in has investigated the conduct of brother Joseph Smith Junr. while journeying to the West and returning, and that
we find that he has acted in every respect in the an honorable and proper Manner, with all monies and other properties
entrusted to his charge. After which a vote was taken and carried. A. motion
was then made by brother and seconded by brother ,
that a committee of three, be appointed to write the article for the Star
agreeably to the decision.
were nominated and appointed by unanimous vote.
, then made
said that he was willing to publish a confession in the Star. A motion was
then made by brother , and seconded by the , that the above named committe, be ap pointed to write letters
in the name of the council to bro— , C. Snelling [Cyrus
Smalling] & J.P. [John D.] Parker.
Prayer by brother