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Remarks delivered on October 25, 1831. Second session of conference held at Sirenes Burnet home, Orange, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.
Source: Oliver Cowdery record copied into the Far West Record

October 25, 1831

Ordinations-Magnify Calling

. . . Br. Joseph Smith Jr, was appointed to examine these brethren, presenting themselves for ordination, after prayer said that he had a testimony that each had one tallent and if after being ordained they should hide it God would take it from them; exhorted them to pray continually in meekness Said that those who had been previously ordained Priests would be ordained Elders, & the others would be ordained Priests . . .

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