Minutes, 21 February 1835

Kirtland February 21st 1835
Pursuant to adjournment a meeting of the  Church of the Latter Day Saints was held and  proceeded as follows. (Viz.) Meeting opened by  prayer, of President David Whitmer, President O[liver]  Cowdery addressed the congregation briefly and  then Elder Parley P. Pratt was called to the stand  and ordained as one of the Twelve. by J. Smith Jur.  D. Whitmer & O. Cowdery
Parley P. Pratts blessing, as pronounced  upon him by O. Cowdery, O. Lord smile from  Heaven upon this thy servant, forgive his sins, sanctify  his heart and prepare him to receive the blessing.  Increase his love for thee and for thy cause, increase  his intelligence, communicate to him all that  wisdiom, that prudence, and that understanding which [p. 154]
Minutes, Kirtland, OH, 21 Feb. 1835; handwriting of Warren Cowdery; in Minute Book 1, pp. 154–164; CHL.