Excerpt:November 5th 1834 Brother Lyman Wight called a vote to recommend Brother Stephen Winch ester, Heman T Hide and myself to the high council for ordination it was a full vote and at the next meeting of the high council we were recommended by Lyman Wight, Amasa Lyman Elias Higby and Zebedee Colton all high priests to the council and there was a vote taken and carried by the high council to ordain us priests. And Brother ...Dates:November 5, 1834
Excerpt:5th, and after lbouring dilegently three days in succession, it was unanim- ously agreed upon, that the town pPlatt, with 4 ^four^ eighties adjacent to the platt, should be at the disposal of the Bishop and his council the High Council, the two presidents, and the two apostles. During this labour the two presidents acknoledged they were wrong, and they to all appearance willingly suffered themselves to be corrected by the Council. In the begining of May following, the Council again met, and resolved to to have the above m^n^amed property transfered into the hands of the bishop ...
Excerpt:Manchester Jany 28, 1840 Beloved bro Richards, I recieved yours of the 25th on Sunday together with one from sister Clayton. I am informed that my family is tolerably well for which I roejoice. I had intended to answer your letter yesterday but I concluded to wait. I thank you for the council contained in your last. Have not said any thing to the council concerning bro Arthurs case, but I think I shall have to do it yet. He seems to grow worse, last night ...Dates:January 28, 1840