Minutes, 5 December 1832

A councel of high Priests held in Kirtland December 5, AD 1832, at the request of brother Solomon  Humphry [Humphrey Jr.] who desired to know the will of the Lord respe[c]t ing him, the councel opened by prayer br Joseph  Smith Jr. and appointed bro F[rederick] G Williams Clerk, after  hearing a statement from bro Humphry of his  situation, It was ordered in councel that br Humph[re]y  should devote himself entirely to the work of the  ministry commencing in Parkman and taking  Br Noah Packard of Parkman as his companion  in travel and labouring in such places and  regions as the lord may direct by his spirit
There being no further business the councel  closed by prayer——
Joseph Smith Jr— Prsd [p. 1]
Minutes, Kirtland, OH, 5 Dec. 1832; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams; in Minute Book 1, p. 1; CHL.