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 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]
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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