John Whitmer, History, 1831–circa 1847

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that I have not written. After he had prophecied, he laid his  hands upon to the High priesthood after the holy  order of God. And the Spirit of [illegible] ord fell upon , and  he prophecied, concerning the coming of Christ, he said that there  were some in this congregation that should live until the Savior  shoud decend from heaven, with a Shout, with all the holy angels  with him. He said the coming of the Savior should be, like, the  Sun rising in the east, and will cover the whole earth, so  will the coming of the Son of man be. Yea, he will appear  in his brightness, and consume all before him. And the  hills will be laid low; and valies be exalted; and the crooked  be made straight; and the rough smooth. And some of  my brethren shall suffer marterdom, for the sake of the  religion of Jesus Christ. and seal the testimony of Jesus with  their blood. He saw the hevans opened, and the Son of man  sitting on the right hand of the Father. Making intercession  for his brethren. the Saints. He said that God would work a  work in these Last days that tongue cannot express, and  the mind of is not capable to conceive. The glory of the  Lord shone around.
At this conferenc[e] these were ordained to the highpriesthood  namely. , , [,] , , and were ordained by exce[p]t S Joseph Smith Jr. except .
The following by by commandments. , , , ,  , , ,  who deni[e]d the fiath deni[e]d the faith, also ,   Joseph Smith Jr. .
The then proceeded and blessed the above nam[e]d  and others by the laying on of hands, and   were ordained as bishops Counsellors to  
Joseph Smith Jr. Prophecied the day Previous that the [p. 28]
that I have not written. After he had prophecied, he laid his hands upon to the High priesthood after the holy order of God. And the Spirit fell upon , and he prophecied, concerning the coming of Christ, he said that there were some in this congregation that should live until the Savior shoud decend from heaven, with a Shout, with all the holy angels with him. He said the coming of the Savior should be, like, the Sun rising in the east, and will cover the whole earth, so will the coming of the Son of man be. Yea, he will appear in his brightness, and consume all before him. And the hills will be laid low; and valies be exalted; and the crooked be made straight; and the rough smooth. And some of my brethren shall suffer marterdom, for the sake of the religion of Jesus Christ. and seal the testimony of Jesus with their blood. He saw the hevans opened, and the Son of man sitting on the right hand of the Father. Making intercession for his brethren. the Saints. He said that God would work a work in these Last days that tongue cannot express, and the mind of is not capable to conceive. The glory of the Lord shone around.
At this conference these were ordained to the highpriesthood namely. , , , , , and were ordained by Joseph Smith Jr. except .
The following by by commandments. , , , , , , , who denied the fiath denied the faith, also , Joseph Smith Jr. .
The then proceeded and blessed the above named and others by the laying on of hands, and were ordained as bishops Counsellors to
Joseph Smith Jr. Prophecied the day Previous that the [p. 28]
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