Doctrine and Covenants, 1835

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the earth, and warn the righteous to save themselves from the  corruption of the world; but we do not believe it right to inter fere with bond-servants, neither preach the gospel to, nor bap tize them, contrary to the will and wish of their masters, nor  to meddle with, or influence them in the least to cause them  to be dissatisfied with their situations in this life, thereby jeop ardizing the lives of men: such interference we believe to be  unlawful and unjust, and dangerous to the peace of every Gov ernment allowing human beings to be held in servitude.
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the earth, and warn the righteous to save themselves from the corruption of the world; but we do not believe it right to interfere with bond-servants, neither preach the gospel to, nor baptize them, contrary to the will and wish of their masters, nor to meddle with, or influence them in the least to cause them to be dissatisfied with their situations in this life, thereby jeopardizing the lives of men: such interference we believe to be unlawful and unjust, and dangerous to the peace of every Government allowing human beings to be held in servitude.
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