sented by elder
McWithee, number ing 3 elders, 1 deacon, and 22 members,
generally in good standing.
Attica branch was represented by Alvirus
Webster, numbering 1 priest, 1 teacher, and 15 members,
generally in good standing.
Alabama branch was represented by P. H.
Winegar, numbering 1 elder, 1 teacher, and 11 members, in good
The branch at
Akron was represented by L.
Harrington, numbering 2 elders, 1 priest, 2 teachers, 1 deacon,
and 36 members. (17 members removed to the west since last
Castile branch was represented by R. D.
Sprague, numbering 2 elders, and 13 members,—3 added since last
Bath branch was represented by elder
Young, numbering 1 teacher, and 11 members.
Sparta branch was represented by Ralph L.
Young, numbering 2 elders, 1 priest, 1 deacon, and 17
Howard branch was represent ed by elder
Young, numbering 1 elder, 1 priest, and 14 members.
Portage branch was represented by elder
Young, numbering 1 deacon, and 8 members.
Loon Lake branch was represent ed by R. L.
Young, numbering 1 elder, and 6 members.
Yates, numbers 4 members.
members 9 members.
Whole number in
conference repre sented, 232.
Voted, that we take into consideration the subject of
assisting elder C. Thomp son to defray the expenses of
publishing his books in proof of the Book of Mor mon.
Voted, that a committee be appointed on the above
subject to report to-morrow morning at 9 o’clock.
L. Bartholf, Tho’s. Moore, elder Joel
McWithee, elder Young, and Alvirus
Webster, were appointed that committee.
adjourned until this eve ning at 6 o’clock to meet in the
at 6 o’clock agreeable to adjournment opened meeting by sing ing and
prayer by elder Charles Thomp son.
by elder Young on the faith once delivered to the
Thompson president, ad dressed the conference on the duties of
the several officers in the several branch es.
adjourned to meet at the court-house to-morrow morning at 9 o’clock A. M.
at 9 o’clock, opened by singing and prayer.
report of the committee on the subject of assisting elder
Thompson to defray the expense of publishing his book on
the evidences of the Book of Mor mon. Postponed that subject for public
Martin on the subject of the gospel.
Adjourned for 1
hour, met accordingly, proceeded to business relating to the
as sistance of elder Thompson in publishing the
Voted, that a committee of 10 be ap pointed to assist in
selling and giving cir culation to the book.
McWithee, P. H. Winegar, John
Sharo, Benjamin Waldron, John L.
Bar tholf, Hiram Thompson, Daniel
Rnssel, Thomas Moore, Joseph
Shadbolt, and S. W. Disbrow, were
appointed that committee.
Voted, that elder Stratten be
disfellow shiped until he make satisfaction, and that he be cited to
appear for trial at the next conference in
Voted, that the presiding elders of each branch present
a list of all the members in each branch, and their standing in the
same, at the next conference.
Voted, that this conference adjourn to meet at
Castile Centre, Wyoming county, on the
first Saturday and Sabbath in
June next A. D. 1842.
John L. Bartholf, Clerk.
Dec. 26, 1841.
The Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, in the county of
Waldo, met according to appointment, in a quarterly
conference in hope; on the
25th day of Dec. 1841, at 10 o’clock A.
was called to order, when el der Otis Shaw was chosen
to preside, and C[alvin] C.
Pendleton was chosen clerk. Af ter a few feeling remarks by the
president of the conference, he then read Acts 2nd
chapter from the 12th verse, to the end of the chapter. The
president then led in prayer, after which elder
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