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Remarks delivered on November 7, 1837 at a Church conference held at Far West, Missiouri
Source: Oliver Cowdery record in the Kirtland Council Minute Book, LDS Archives.
Tuesday Nov 7 1837
[Joseph Smith and other Church leaders came to Far West to have the general Church authorities put to a vote by the Church in Missouri. A vote had already been taken in Ohio on September 3, 1837.]
[Joseph Smith was presented as "first President of the whole Church" and was
He [Joseph Smith] then made a few remarks, accepting the appointment requesting the prayers of the Church in his behalf.
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