A Hymn was then sung for dismission (viz.) Hark listen to the trumpeters they call for volunteers. closed by prayer and dismissed for one hour.
Met pursuant to adjourment & president opened the meeting by Prayer. President J. Smith Junr. and arose and said. The first business of the meeting was for the three witnesses of the Book of Mormon, to pray each one and then proceed to choose twelve men from the as to go to all nations, kindred toungs and people. The three Witnesses united in prayer (Viz) , & . These three Witnesses were then blessed by the of the . They then according to a former commandment, proceeded to make choice of : The names of are as follows
, and came forward and the three witnesses laid their hands upon each ones head and prayed separately. The Blessing of was in the name of Jesus Christ, that he should bear the tidings of salvation to nations, tongues and people, until the utmost corners of the earth shall hear the tidings, and that he shall be a witness of the things of God to nations & tongues, and that Holy Angels shall administer to him oc casionally and that no power of the enemy shall prevent him from
going forth and doing the work of the Lord. And that he shall <should> live until the was accomplished, according to the Holy Prophets. And that he should be like unto Enoch. [p. 149]