1852 January 26 Letter to James Pace, et al.

Title

1852 January 26 Letter to James Pace, et al.

Description

Response to a letter regarding difficulties in Payson. Directions to allow James Pace and Elias Gardner, who had been disfellowshipped by the Provo High Council, to retain their church membership and standing.

Type

Correspondence

Sender

Brigham Young

Recipient

James Pace
Payson Residents

Date

1852/01/26

Location

Great Salt Lake City
Payson City, Utah Territory

Subject

Church Leadership
Church Discipline
High Council
Disputes

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Great Salt Lake City
26, 1852
To James Pace and others of Payson
Dear Brethren
I have received your letter of the 20th inst. with your statement of the difficulties existing in Payson, and the disfellowshiping of James Pace, Elias Gardner, and others by the High Council at Provo.
With regard to this, my decision thereof is that James Pace and Elias Gardner, retain their standing and full fellowship which tbey had previous to the proceedings of the Council at Provo, until the next April conference; then their proceedings and the cases at Payson will be read before the General Conference, unless otherwise settled among yourselves.
I remain yours
In the Gospel of Peace
Brigham Young

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Great Salt Lake City
[Jan] 26, 1852
To James Pace and others of Payson

Dear Brethren
I have received your letter of the 20th inst. with your statement of the difficulties existing in Payson, and the disfellowshiping of James Pace, Elias Gardner, and others by the High Council at Provo.

With regard to this, my decision thereof is that James Pace and Elias Gardner, retain their standing and full fellowship which tbey had previous to the proceedings of the Council at Provo, until the next April conference; then their proceedings and the cases at Payson will be read before the General Conference, unless otherwise settled among yourselves. 

I remain yours
In the Gospel of Peace

Brigham Young