History, circa 1841, draft [Draft 3]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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page which is a genuine and literal <literal> account translation  of the title page of the book of Mormon recorded on  the plates
The Book of Mormon
An account written by the hand.  of Mormon upon plates of  taken from the plates of Nephi
Wherefore is an abridgement of the record of the people  of Nephi and also of the Lamenites written to  the Lamenites who are a remnant of the house of  Israel and also to Jew and Gentile written  by way of commandment and also by the spirit  of prophecy and of revelation. Written and se aled up and hid up unto the Lord that they mi ght not be destroyed to come forth by the gift and  power of God unto the interpretation thereof sealed  by the hand of Maroni and hid up unto the Lord  to come forth in due time by the way of Gentile  the interpretation thereof by the gift of God
An abridgment taken from the book of Ether also  which is a record of the people of Jared who were scatter ed at the time the Lord confounded the language  of the people when they were building a tower to  get to heaven which is to shew unto the remnant  of the house of Israel what great things the Lord hath  done for their fathers and that they know the cov enants of the Lord that they are not cast off forever  and also to the convincing of the Jew and Gentile  that Jesus is the Christ the eternal God manifesting [p. 61]
page which is a genuine and literal translation of the title page of the book of Mormon recorded on the plates
The Book of Mormon
An account written by the hand. of Mormon upon plates taken from the plates of Nephi
Wherefore is an abridgement of the record of the people of Nephi and also of the Lamenites written to the Lamenites who are a remnant of the house of Israel and also to Jew and Gentile written by way of commandment and also by the spirit of prophecy and of revelation. Written and sealed up and hid up unto the Lord that they might not be destroyed to come forth by the gift and power of God unto the interpretation thereof sealed by the hand of Maroni and hid up unto the Lord to come forth in due time by the way of Gentile the interpretation thereof by the gift of God
An abridgment taken from the book of Ether also which is a record of the people of Jared who were scattered at the time the Lord confounded the language of the people when they were building a tower to get to heaven which is to shew unto the remnant of the house of Israel what great things the Lord hath done for their fathers and that they know the covenants of the Lord that they are not cast off forever and also to the convincing of the Jew and Gentile that Jesus is the Christ the eternal God manifesting [p. 61]
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