that office but are not to do it at Zion or any of the stakes thereof.
Conference closed by prayer by President
7–8 March 1835 • Saturday–Sunday
March 7th 1835
This day a Meeting of the Church of Latter Day Saints was called in this place, for the purpose of blessing in the name of the Lord, those who have heretofore assisted in building, by their labor & other means, the in this place. The forenoon was occupied by Pr. J. Smith Junr in remarks to the
Church, upon the pro priety and necessity of purifying itself. In the P.M. the names of the several, those who had assisted to build the were taken and further remarks were made by president J. Smith Junr He said that those who had destinguished themselves Thus far by consecra ting to the upbuilding of said as well as laboring were to be remembered. That those who build it should own it, and have the control of it. After further remarks he proceeded to call a vote of those who had performed this labor, whether they would still go on and perform the remaining part of the same,
Passed by unanimous voice.
The Presidency were blessed.
President was nominated to officiate in Laying on hands in the name of the Lord to be stow the blessings.
The Presidency were blessed and & , the building Com mittee. The last were not present but their right in the house was preserved. [p. 192]