History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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2. And let my servant , stand in the office which  I have appointed him, to receive the moneys, to be an agent unto  the , to buy land in all the regions round about in asmuch as can be <done> in righteousness, and as wisdom shall direct.
3 And let my servant stand in the office which  I have appointed him, to divide the saints their inheritance,  even as I have : and also those whom he has appoin ted to assist him.
4. And again, verily I say unto you, let my servant plant himself in this place, and establish a , that he  may sell goods without fraud, that he may obtain money to buy  lands for the good of the saints; and that he may obtain whatso ever things the disciples may need to plant them in their inher itance. And also let my servant obtain a license,  to (behold here is wisdom, and whoso readeth let him under stand,) that he may send goods also unto the people, even by whom  he will as clerks, employed in his service, and thus provide for the  saints, that my people gospel may be preached unto those who sit in  darkness, and in the region and shadow of death.
5. And again, verily I say unto you, let my servant be planted in his place, and be established as a  printer unto the church: and lo, if the world receive his wri tings, (behold here is wisdom,) let him obtain whatsoever can ob tain in righteousness for the good of the Saints. And let my  servant assist him, even as have I have com manded, in whatsoever place shall appoint unto him, to  copy, and to correct, and select, that all things may be  right be before me, as it shall be proved by the Spirit through  him. And thus let those of whom [I have spoken], be planted in the land  of , as speedily as can be, with their families to do  those things even as I have spoken.
6. And now concerning the gathering, let the and  the agent make preparations for those families which  have been commanded to come to this, as soon as possible,  and plant them in their inheritance. And unto the residue  of both and members further directions  shall be given hereafter. even so: Amen. [p. 128]
everlasting .
2. And let my servant , stand in the office which I have appointed him, to receive moneys, to be an agent unto the , to buy land in all the regions round about inasmuch as can be done in righteousness, and as wisdom shall direct.
3 And let my servant stand in the office which I have appointed him, to divide the saints their inheritance, even as I have : and also those whom he has appointed to assist him.
4. And again, verily I say unto you, let my servant plant himself in this place, and establish a , that he may sell goods without fraud, that he may obtain money to buy lands for the good of the saints; and that he may obtain whatsoever things the disciples may need to plant them in their inheritance. And also let my servant obtain a license, (behold here is wisdom, and whoso readeth let him understand,) that he may send goods also unto the people, even by whom he will as clerks, employed in his service, and thus provide for the saints, that my gospel may be preached unto those who sit in darkness, and in the region and shadow of death.
5. And again, verily I say unto you, let my servant be planted in his place, and be established as a printer unto the church: and lo, if the world receive his writings, (behold here is wisdom,) let him obtain whatsoever can obtain in righteousness for the good of the Saints. And let my servant assist him, even as I have commanded, in whatsoever place shall appoint unto him, to copy, and to correct, and select, that all things may be right be before me, as it shall be proved by the Spirit through him. And thus let those of whom [I have spoken], be planted in the land of , as speedily as can be, with their families to do those things even as I have spoken.
6. And now concerning the gathering, let the and the agent make preparations for those families which have been commanded to come to this, as soon as possible, and plant them in their inheritance. And unto the residue of both and members further directions shall be given hereafter. even so: Amen. [p. 128]
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