1852 September 13 Certification of Horace S. Eldredge

Title

1852 September 13 Certification of Horace S. Eldredge

Description

Certification of Horace Eldredge's church membership and authorization to serve as Branch President of Saint Louis, Missouri.

Type

Ecclesiastical
Correspondence

Sender

Brigham Young
Heber C. Kimball
Willard Richards

Recipient

Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Saint Louis

Date

1852/09/13

Location

Great Salt Lake City
Saint Louis, Missouri

Subject

Church leadership
Membership
Organization

extracted text

To the members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the city of Saint Louis, Missouri.

This certifies that the bearer Elder Horace S. Eldredge is in full faith and fellowship with the Church of Jesus Christ of Iatter Day Saints, and by the General Authorities, of said Church has been duly appointed to preside over the branch of said Church in the city of St Louis and is fully authorised to perform all the duties of President in said branch, and we request all Saints in and about St Louis to give heed to his counsels and teachings as a man of God sent to direct and teach them in the way of life and salvation; And we invite the saints to receive brother Eldredge with unanimous voice and pray God the Eternal Father to bless him and all who receive him, and minister to his comfort with the blessings of Heaven and Earth for time and for all eternity in the name of Jesus Christ.Amen.
Signed at Great Salt Lake City, Territory of Utah
September 13th 1852 in behalf of said Church.

Brigham Young )
)
(signed) Heber C Kimball) First Presidency
)
Willard Richards)

Item sets

To the members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the city of Saint Louis, Missouri.

This certifies that the bearer Elder Horace S. Eldredge is in full faith and fellowship with the Church of Jesus Christ of Iatter Day Saints, and by the General Authorities, of said Church has been duly appointed to preside over the branch of said Church in the city of St Louis and is fully authorised to perform all the duties of President in said branch, and we request all Saints in and about St Louis to give heed to his counsels and teachings as a man of God sent to direct and teach them in the way of life and salvation; And we invite the saints to receive brother Eldredge with  unanimous voice and pray God the Eternal Father to bless him and all who receive him, and minister to his comfort with the blessings of Heaven and Earth for time and for all eternity in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.

Signed at Great Salt Lake City, Territory of Utah
September 13th 1852 in behalf of said Church.

(signed)

Brigham Young 
Heber C. Kimball             First Presidency
Willard Richards