And the right hand of fellowship given him by the in the land of Zion in the name of the
Br. was a under the hand of br. Joseph Smith jr.
Br. then stated the items embraced in a Revelation received in & the reason why we were commanded to come to this land & sit in council with the Highpriests here, for the particulars of which read the commandment.
adjourned for one hour.
Prayer by br. .
All differences settled & the hearts of all run together in love A Revelation received through him whom the Church has appointed respecting organization.
Council adjourned until to-morrow 9 o’clock A.M.
Council convened. Opened by singing “He dies the friend of sinners dies &c.” & prayer by br.
Resolved. that the name of the mentioned in the commandments yesterday be Gilbert, Whitney & Company in Zion, And Newel K. Whitney & company in Geauga Co. Ohio.
Resolved that brs. & draft the bond for the above named Firm. As there was not any business of importance before the council; Brethren Joseph & gave desertations on the Gospel, its appendages &c. Council closed in prayer by br. Joseph Smith jr.
April 27. 1832. [p. 25]