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Apr 14, 1840

Journal Entry

April 14, 1840 ~ Tuesday
William Smith th
Hannah M. Harris
Ann Robins
Mary Palmer

The first Council of the Twelve among the Nations

At a council of the Twelve held in Preston Lancashire
Englang on the fourteenth of April eighteen hundred and
forty, Elders Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimble, Parley P.
Pratt
, Orson Pratt, Willford Woodruff, John Taylor &
George A. Smith being present—

Elder Brigham Young was called to the Chair &
Elder John Taylor chosen as Secretary. It being the
ninth day of the first month of the eleventh year of the
Church. The Council was opened by prayer by Elder
Brigham Young. Elder Willard Richards was
ordained to the office of an Apostle & recieved
into the Quorum of the Twelve by a unanimous
voice according to previous revelation. Elder
Brigham Young was unanimously choses
as the standing president of the Twelve
Resolved that he who acts as the Secretary of
the Quorum shall prepare the minutes of the
conferences of the quorum & deposite
them in the hands of the President for keeping.

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Young, Brigham
1 Jun 1801 - 26 Aug 1877
3238 mentions
Apostle, Family
Smith, George Albert
26 Jun 1817 - 1 Sep 1875
1357 mentions
Apostle, Missionary
Harris, Hannah Maria Eagles
30 Nov 1816 - 29 Sep 1888
2 mentions
1840 British Convert
Kimball, Heber Chase
14 Jun 1801 - 22 Jun 1868
1372 mentions
Apostle
Taylor, John, b. 1808
1 Nov 1808 - 25 Jul 1887
1843 mentions
Apostle
2 mentions
1840 British Convert
Robins, Nancy Ann Fullwell
2 Jun 1782 - 22 Oct 1861
3 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
Pratt, Orson
19 Sep 1811 - 3 Oct 1881
1007 mentions
Apostle
Pratt, Parley Parker
12 Apr 1807 - 13 May 1857
517 mentions
Apostle
Richards, Willard
24 Jun 1804 - 11 Mar 1854
501 mentions
Apostle
6 mentions
1840 British Convert

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Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine Notes 1
On the 14th of April eighteen hundred and forty there was held The First Council of the Twelve Among the Nations There was ^were^ present at this council Elders Brigham Young Heber C Kimball Parley P. Pratt Orson Pratt Wilford Woodruff John Taylor and George A. Smith Elder Brigham Young was called to the chair to preside and John Taylor was chosen as Secretary. The Council was opened by prayer from Brigham who was unanimously chosen as the Standing President of the Twelve and Elder Willard Richards was ordained to the Quorum of the Twelve by unanimous voice and according to a previous revelation from the Prophet Joseph At the first sitting of the Council it was resolved that he who may act as the Secretary of the Quorum shall
Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine Notes 1
I had spent the and of April sitting in Council with my brethren the Twelve and the Saints who ghad come up to this general conference of the British Mission; and on the evening of the 20^15^th I preached in the Temperence Hall to a crowded congregation
Mission - 1840 Record of British Converts
Hannah M. Harris Ann Robins Mary Palmer William Gaskins

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Apr 14, 1840