These men’s circumstances and
cases were considered and they were disposed of as the
and its vicinity were next called upon, or their circumstances were
considered. Their names being enrolled.
Smith Junr arose with the list in his hands and
made some very app ropriate remarks, relative to the deliverance of Zion
and so much of the Authority being present, he moved that we never
give up the struggle for Zion, even until Death. or until
Zion is Redeemed.
The vote was unanimous and with apparent deep feeling. Voted that all
the Elders of the
are bound to travel in the World
to preach the gospel with all their might mind & Strength when their
circum stances will admit of it, and that the door is now opened.
Motioned, seconded & voted that Elder
Orton are appointed to go and preach the gospel to the
. <the door to be opened by> Motioned, seconded & voted
Elder and this will open a door to all the house of Joseph.
Motioned, seconded & voted. that when another
is required, the presidency of the first Seventy, shall choose
and set them apart from among the most experienced Elders of the
Motioned, Seconded & voted, that whenever the
labor of other Seventy is required and they are to be set apart &
orda ined to that office. Those who are residing at
and the regions round about, who can come to ,
do so and be set apart and ordained. to that office by the
But the Presidency of the 70 are to choose of the most ex perienced
Elders abroad and ordain & set apart to