Minutes, 23 August 1834

On the 23d of August 1834 a council convened for the  purpose of hearing the resolution designed for the Star  which were to be drawn up by brethren O[liver] Cowdery, T[homas] Burdick  and O[rson] Hyde on the subject of the difficulty existing between  brother J. Smith Junr. and Sylvester Smith. Brother R[eynolds] Cahoon  presided in consequence of the ill health of brother N[ewel] K. Whitney  
After prayer the conference proceeded to business. The clerk read [p. 54]
Minutes, Kirtland, OH, 23 Aug. 1834; handwriting of Warren Cowdery; in Minute Book 1, pp. 54–55; CHL.