granted, and the council to be adjourned till tomorrow but requested some explanation from the President, and was instructed as follows. When a heinous crime is committed & indignity offered to the high council then it is the privilege of the Presidency of the High council to stamp it with indignation under foot & cut off the offender as in the case just decided.
, then withdrew his objection to the decision of the Presidency, which was acknowledged by the whole house.
After prayer By President council adjourned
19 September 1835 • Saturday
High Council held in Sept. 19th 1835
J. Smith Junr. , & , Presidents were present.
Object of the council stated by President J. Smith Jur. as follows: Some weeks since Elder preached on the sabbath in the church, and some of the brethren found fault with his teachings, and this council was called by him (J. S. Junr) to decide this matter and to see who was in fault. Prayer by the first President and the council organ ized according to order, and 6 appointed to speak, [p. 113]