Their being present one of the Travling high council,
one High Priest, 9 Elders, 19 Priest, & 4 Teachers.
The meeting was called to Order by Elder Kington
when It was moved wy Elder Woodruff & second
by Elder Richardson that Elder Thomas Kington
be chosen President of the conference. Carried unanimously.
Elder H. Glover was chosen clerk
Meeting opened by Prayer by Elder Woodruff
after which Elder Woodruff gave an address to
the Saints present
"Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)," September 14, 1840, The Wilford Woodruff Papers, accessed May 22, 2022, https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/documents/fa14ce96-dae8-44f0-8636-9c09fc941c0d/page/a1e3b09a-bf25-47af-a43e-9212d1466677