a ; and, notwithstanding the was poor, yet, our unity, harmony and charity abounded to strengthen us to do the of the Lord.
Addenda, Note A • 4 May 1833
A. A had previously been held in , Medina county, Ohio, at which presided. The council took into consideration
the standing of Baldwin Welton, Aaron Smith, and
was this Thomas Hays of Richland]-
> …….. Hays, ; and James, Braden,
<,> and decided
that their was
were illegal, and that the
churches should not receive them in their several
offices. The doings of the council was
and sanctioned by the , viz, Joseph
Smith Jr. , & , and entered
on record in May 4th.
1833. See B. 291
1 June 1833 • Saturday
See Note B
. <addenda, page 2.> The building of the in
continued to increase its interest in the
hearts of the brethren, and the building committe
issued the following circular to the different branches
of the Church.
, June 1st. 1833.
To the church of christ in .........
We feel under obligations to write to you, as well as to all the churches Brethren of the different ; and we do this, that you, with us, may exert yourselves to bring about the fulfilment of the command of the Lord concerning the establishing, or preparing a , wherein the elders, who have been commanded of the Lord so to do, may gather themselves together, and prepare all things, and call a , and treasure up words
of Wisdom, that they may go forth to the for the last time: and now, in order to accomplish this, we are directed, yea we are under the necessi ty to call on the whole church, as a body, that they make every possible exertion to aid temporally, as well as spiritually, in this great work that the Lord is beginning, and is about to accomplish; and unless we fulfil this command, viz, establish an house, and prepare all things necessary whereby the elders may [p. 297]