Back to the BOAP Web Page

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 unanimously accepted.]

He [Joseph Smith] then made a few remarks, accepting the appointment requesting the prayers of the Church in his behalf.

Copyright © 2000, 2007. W. V. Smith and the Book of Abraham Project. All rights reserved. Files in The Parallel Joseph may be read at this site, but may not be copied to reside anywhere else. They may not be printed or distributed in any manner without written permission of the copyright holder.