Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

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and appoint one of them to be a president  over their quorum for the purpose of building  that . And they shall form a constitu tion whereby they may receive stock for the  building of that house. And they shall not  receive less than fifty dollars for a share of  stock in that house, and they shall be permit ted to receive fifteen thousand dollars from  any one man for stock in that house; but  they shall not be permitted to receive over  fifteen thousand dollars stock, from any one  man; and they shall not be permitted to re ceive under fifty dollars for a share of stock  from any one man, in that house; and they  shall not be permitted to receive any man as  a stockholder in this house, except the same  shall pay his stock into their hands at the time  he receives stock; and in proportion to the  amount of stock he pays into their hands, he  shall receive stock in that house; but if he  pay nothing into their hands, he shall not re ceive any stock in that house. And if any  pay stock into their hands, it shall be for  stock in that house, for himself, and for his  generation after him, from generation to gen eration, so long as he and his heirs shall hold  that stock, and do not sell or convey the stock  away out of their hands by their own free will  and act: if you will do my will, saith the  Lord your God.
20 And again, verily I say unto you, if my  servant , and my servant , and my servant , and  my servant , receive any stock  into their hands, in moneys, or in properties, [p. 403]
and appoint one of them to be a president over their quorum for the purpose of building that . And they shall form a constitution whereby they may receive stock for the building of that house. And they shall not receive less than fifty dollars for a share of stock in that house, and they shall be permitted to receive fifteen thousand dollars from any one man for stock in that house; but they shall not be permitted to receive over fifteen thousand dollars stock, from any one man; and they shall not be permitted to receive under fifty dollars for a share of stock from any one man, in that house; and they shall not be permitted to receive any man as a stockholder in this house, except the same shall pay his stock into their hands at the time he receives stock; and in proportion to the amount of stock he pays into their hands, he shall receive stock in that house; but if he pay nothing into their hands, he shall not receive any stock in that house. And if any pay stock into their hands, it shall be for stock in that house, for himself, and for his generation after him, from generation to generation, so long as he and his heirs shall hold that stock, and do not sell or convey the stock away out of their hands by their own free will and act: if you will do my will, saith the Lord your God.
20 And again, verily I say unto you, if my servant , and my servant , and my servant , and my servant , receive any stock into their hands, in moneys, or in properties, [p. 403]
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