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John Whitmer, History, 1831–circa 1847

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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participate with you in the evil as well  as the good, in the sorrows as well as the  Joys, our union we trust is stronger  than death, and shall never be severed.  Remember us unto all who believe in the  fulness of the gospel of our Lord and  Saviour Jesus Christ. We hereby authorize  you , our beloved brother  to read this epistle and communication communicate it  unto all the brotherhood in all that region  of Country, Dictated by me your unworthy  brother, and fellow laborer in the testimony  of the book of Mormon. Signed by my  own hand in the token of the everlasting  covenant.
Joseph Smith Jr.
Chapter 17
Chapter 17.
And it came to pass on the 24 day of  Sept 1835, on which day we met in  consel at the house of J. Smith Jr the  Seer, where we according to a previous com mandment given, appointed  Capt of the Lords host and Prs.  and his assistants. And  Pres. and  as an assistant quorem, and Joseph Smith  Jr the seer to stand at the head and be assisted  by and . This  much for the war departmnt, by Revelatio[n]
Oct 18, 1835. Sabbath
This day assembled in the as usual and the Spirit of the [p. 81]
participate with you in the evil as well as the good, in the sorrows as well as the Joys, our union we trust is stronger than death, and shall never be severed. Remember us unto all who believe in the fulness of the gospel of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. We hereby authorize you , our beloved brother to read this epistle and communicate it unto all the brotherhood in all that region of Country, Dictated by me your unworthy brother, and fellow laborer in the testimony of the book of Mormon. Signed by my own hand in the token of the everlasting covenant.
Joseph Smith Jr.
Chapter 17
Chapter 17.
And it came to pass on the 24 day of Sept 1835, on which day we met in consel at the house of J. Smith Jr the Seer, where we according to a previous commandment given, appointed Capt of the Lords host and Prs. and his assistants. And Pres. and as an assistant quorem, and Joseph Smith Jr the seer to stand at the head and be assisted by and . This much for the war departmnt, by Revelation
Oct 18, 1835. Sabbath
This day assembled in the as usual and the Spirit of the [p. 81]
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