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Minutes, 2 May 1835–A

and ordain any minister for the Church, unless it is  by the Voice of the Church. No Elder has a right to go into  any branch of the church and appoint meetings or  regulate the Church without the consent or advic[e] of the  presiding Elder of said branch. If the first Seventy are  all occupied, and there is a call for more laborers  it will be the duty of the seven presidents of the first  seventy to call and ordain other Seventy and send  them forth to labor, in the vineyard until if need be  they set a part apart seven times Seventy, even until  there shall be one hundred & forty and four thousand.  The Seventy are not to attend the conferences of the  Twelve unless they are called upon or requested to by  the Twelve. The twelve and the Seventy have partic ularly to depend upon their Ministry for their support  and that of their families, and they have a right by  virtue of their offices to call upon the Church to assist  them.
Elder Henry Herriman was called forward &  ordained to be one of the 70. President Joseph  Young’s circumstances were considered relative to his  traveling in the vineyard, and it was unanimously  agreed & voted, that he should hold himself in read iness to go at the call of the Twelve, when the Lord  opens the way. President Sylvester Smiths circum stances were considered and determined as follows <the former>
President Lyman Shermando.
President Leonard Rich do.
President Hazen Aldrich do.
President Zebedee Coltrin do.
President Levi Hancock do.
Elder Hiram Winter’s case and circumstances were  considered and voted that he hold himself in readiness to  travel in the ministry at the call of the president of the 70 when  the Lord opens the way. [p. 188]
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Minutes, Kirtland, OH, 2 May 1835; handwriting of Warren Cowdery; in Minute Book 1, pp. 187–192; CHL.

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