Ohio, May 3, 1834.
MINUTES of a
, which church was
organized in the township of
county, New-York, on the 6th
of April, A. D. 1830.
The Conference came to order, and
Joseph Smith Jr. was chosen Moder ator, and
, were appointed clerks.
After prayer the Conference proceeded
to discuss the subject of names and appellations, when a motion was made
by , and seconded by
that this church be known hereafter by the name of THE CHURCH OF THE
LATTER DAY SAINTS. Appropriate re marks were delivered by some of the
members, after which the motion was put by the Moderator, and passed by
Resolved that this Conference recommend to the Conferences
and Chur ches abroad, that in making out and transmitting Minutes of their
proceed ings, such minutes and proceedings be made out under the above
Resolved that these Minutes be signed by the Moderator and
Clerks, and published in The Evening and The Morning
|JOSEPH SMITH JR.||Moderator.|