at the seat of the government of the .
Should the parties, or either of them, be dissatisfied with the decision of said , they may appeal to the at the seat of the general government of the Church, and have a re-hearing, which case shall there be conducted according to the former pattern written, as though no such descision had been passed <made>.
This Council of abroad, is only to be called on the most difficult cases of Church matters; and no common or ordinary case is to be sufficient to call such Councils. The travelling or located high priests abroad, have the power to say whether it is necessary to call such a Council or not.
* The twelve counsellors then proceeded to cast lots or ballot, to ascertain who should speak first, and the following was the result, viz:
| ||drew No. 1|| ||drew No 7|
|— ||" " 2|| ||" " 8|
|—||" " 3|| ||" " 9|
|—||" " 4|| ||" 10|
|John S Carter— ||" " 5|| ||" " 11|
|— ||" " 6|| ||" " 12|
Council then adjourned to meet on wednesday the 19th. Inst. at 10 Oclk A.M.
*Resolved, that the presidents or presidents at the seat of gen eral church government, shall have power to determine whether any such case as may be appealed, is justly entitled to a re-hearing after examineing the appeal and the evidences and statements accompanying it. [p. 35]