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Minutes, 19 September 1835

And that the hand of the destroyer was laid upon him because he had a rebelious spirit. from the beginning, and the word of the Lord, had been spoken by my mouth— that it should upon him and this council

A governing body of twelve high priests. The first high council was organized in Kirtland, Ohio, on 17 February 1834 “for the purpose of settling important difficulties which might arise in the church, which could not be settled by the church, or the bishop...

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should see it and now that he has been seized by the destroyer comes in fulfilment of his word. and God required him to bear testimony of it before the church and warn them to be careful & not do as he had done. But instead of doing this, he said he would prove the Book of Mormon, and one thing or another not being sufficiently humble to deliver just the message that was required, and so he stumbled and could not get the spirit. and the brethren were not edified, and he did not do the thing that God required. but erred in choosing words to communicate his thoughts. Such as commanding the prayers of the church instead of soliciting them: and also of making himself an example for the Church

The Book of Mormon related that when Christ set up his church in the Americas, “they which were baptized in the name of Jesus, were called the church of Christ.” The first name used to denote the church JS organized on 6 April 1830 was “the Church of Christ...

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, when it, was only the things which he suffered which were to be as a check upon transgressors. His rebeling against the advice and counsel of the Presidents

The highest presiding body of the church. An 11 November 1831 revelation stated that the president of the high priesthood was to preside over the church. JS was ordained as president of the high priesthood on 25 January 1832. In March 1832, JS appointed two...

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was the cause of his falling to the hands of the Destroyer, again as he had done before when he rebelled against the counsel that was given him by the Authorities of the church. And that in all this Elder

A male leader in the church generally; an ecclesiastical and priesthood office or one holding that office; a proselytizing missionary. The Book of Mormon explained that elders ordained priests and teachers and administered “the flesh and blood of Christ unto...

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Carter

14 June 1801–6 July 1849. Born at Killingworth, Middlesex Co., Connecticut. Son of Gideon Carter and Johanna Sims. Moved to Benson, Rutland Co., Vermont, by 1810. Married Lydia Ames, 20 Sept. 1823, at Benson. Moved to Chenango, Broome Co., New York, by Jan...

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has not designed to do wickedly, but he erred in judgement and deserves reproof. And the decision is that he shall acknowledge his errors on the morrow before the congregation, and say, brethren, I am fully convinced, that I have erred in spirit in my remarks before you, when I spoke here a few sabbaths since, & now I ask your forgiveness, and if he do this in full faith and is truly humble before God. Then God will bless him abundintly as he hath not been wont to do. Eld. C.

14 June 1801–6 July 1849. Born at Killingworth, Middlesex Co., Connecticut. Son of Gideon Carter and Johanna Sims. Moved to Benson, Rutland Co., Vermont, by 1810. Married Lydia Ames, 20 Sept. 1823, at Benson. Moved to Chenango, Broome Co., New York, by Jan...

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arose and justified the decision of the court and promised to comply with the same.
Closed by Prayer of J. Smith Junr,
Sylvester Smith

25 Mar. 1806–22 Feb. 1880. Farmer, carpenter, lawyer, realtor. Born at Tyringham, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of Chileab Smith and Nancy Marshall. Moved to Amherst, Lorain Co., Ohio, ca. 1815. Married Elizabeth Frank, 27 Dec. 1827, likely in Chautauque...

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And that the hand of the destroyer was laid upon  him because he had a rebelious spirit. from the  beginning, and the word of the Lord, had been spoken by <my> mouth—  that it should upon him and this council

A governing body of twelve high priests. The first high council was organized in Kirtland, Ohio, on 17 February 1834 “for the purpose of settling important difficulties which might arise in the church, which could not be settled by the church, or the bishop...

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should see it  and now that he has been seized by the destroyer comes in  fulfilment of his word. and God required him to bear testimony  of it before the church and warn them to be careful & not  do as he had done. But instead of doing this, he said he  would prove the Book of Mormon, and one thing or another  not being sufficiently humble to deliver just the message that  was required, and so he stumbled and could not get the spirit.  and the brethren were not edified, and he did not do the thing  that God required. but erred in choosing words to commu nicate his thoughts. Such as commanding the prayers  of the church instead of soliciting them: and also of ma king himself an example for the Church

The Book of Mormon related that when Christ set up his church in the Americas, “they which were baptized in the name of Jesus, were called the church of Christ.” The first name used to denote the church JS organized on 6 April 1830 was “the Church of Christ...

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, when it,  was only the things which he suffered which were to be  as a check upon transgressors. His rebeling against the  advice and counsel of the Presidents

The highest presiding body of the church. An 11 November 1831 revelation stated that the president of the high priesthood was to preside over the church. JS was ordained as president of the high priesthood on 25 January 1832. In March 1832, JS appointed two...

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was the cause of his fall ing to the hands of the Destroyer, again as he had done  before when he rebelled against the counsel that was given  him by the Authorities of the church. And that in all  this Elder

A male leader in the church generally; an ecclesiastical and priesthood office or one holding that office; a proselytizing missionary. The Book of Mormon explained that elders ordained priests and teachers and administered “the flesh and blood of Christ unto...

View Glossary
Carter

14 June 1801–6 July 1849. Born at Killingworth, Middlesex Co., Connecticut. Son of Gideon Carter and Johanna Sims. Moved to Benson, Rutland Co., Vermont, by 1810. Married Lydia Ames, 20 Sept. 1823, at Benson. Moved to Chenango, Broome Co., New York, by Jan...

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has not designed to do wickedly, but he  erred in judgement and deserves reproof. And the decision  is that he shall acknowledge his errors on the morrow before  the congregation, and say, brethren, I am fully convinced,  that I have erred in spirit in my remarks before  you, when I spoke here a few sabbaths since, &  now I ask your forgiveness, and if he do this in  full faith and is truly humble before God. Then  God will bless him abundintly as he hath not been  wont to do. Eld. C.

14 June 1801–6 July 1849. Born at Killingworth, Middlesex Co., Connecticut. Son of Gideon Carter and Johanna Sims. Moved to Benson, Rutland Co., Vermont, by 1810. Married Lydia Ames, 20 Sept. 1823, at Benson. Moved to Chenango, Broome Co., New York, by Jan...

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arose and justified the decision of the court  and promised to comply with the same.
Closed by Prayer of J. Smith Junr,
Sylvester Smith

25 Mar. 1806–22 Feb. 1880. Farmer, carpenter, lawyer, realtor. Born at Tyringham, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of Chileab Smith and Nancy Marshall. Moved to Amherst, Lorain Co., Ohio, ca. 1815. Married Elizabeth Frank, 27 Dec. 1827, likely in Chautauque...

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Minutes, Kirtland

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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, OH, 19 Sept. 1835; in Minute Book 1, pp. 113–118; handwriting of Warren Cowdery

17 Oct. 1788–23 Feb. 1851. Physician, druggist, farmer, editor. Born at Wells, Rutland Co., Vermont. Son of William Cowdery and Rebecca Fuller. Married Patience Simonds, 22 Sept. 1814, in Pawlet, Rutland Co. Moved to Freedom, Cattaraugus Co., New York, 1816...

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