Minutes, 8 November 1831

Minutes of a special Conference held in Hiram, Portage Co. Ohio, Nov. 8. 1831.
Elders Present.
Joseph Smith jr.Christian Whitmer
Oliver CowderySidney Rigdon
John WhitmerWilliam E. Mc.lellin
Peter Whitmer [Jr.]Luke Johnson
Br. Joseph Smith jr. appointed Moderator & John Whitmer Clerk. Opened, prayer  by br. Joseph Smith jr.
Remarks by br. Sidney Rigdon on the errors or mistakes which are in command ments and revelations, made either by the scribe translation in consequence  of the slow way of the scribe at the time of receiving or by the scribes themselves
Resolved by this conference that Br Joseph Smith Jr correct those errors or  mistakes which he may discover by the holy Spirit while receiving the revelations  reviewing reviewing the revelations & commandments & also the fulness of the  scriptures.
Resolved by this conference that br Oliver Cowdery shall  all the writings which go forth to the world which go through the  Printing press (except) the revelations and commandments) by the Spirit  of the Lord and this according to the commandment given in Missourie [p. 16]
Minutes, Hiram, OH, 8 Nov. 1831; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson; in Minute Book 2, pp. 16–17; CHL.