John Whitmer, History, 1831–circa 1847

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Lord decended upon J. Smith Jr—the seer  and he propheced: saying the L[or]d has showd  to me this day by the Spirit of Revelation  that the distress, and sickness that has hereto fore prevailed among the children of Zion  will be mitigated from this time forth.
And it came to pass that some of  the first Elders or President of the church  receivd a Prophetic blessing by revelation  through the mean[s] prepared in the last days  to receive the word of the Lord. J. Smith.  Jr. Therefore Joseph dictated blessings  for himself , ,  , , ,   and . As you will find  recorded in the Patriarchal blessing Book  in Ohio— Book A. Pages.—
On the 6th day of Jan. 1836.
The Elders from who were at   Ohio met, to fill vacancies  which hap[pe]ned in the high Councel in   in consequen[ce] of disease and death  and filling other stations
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The Hebrew school commenced
Jan 4, 1836.
Taught: by .
Th[e] first Elders attended this school. [p. 82]
Lord decended upon J. Smith Jr—the seer and he propheced: saying the Lord has showd to me this day by the Spirit of Revelation that the distress, and sickness that has heretofore prevailed among the children of Zion will be mitigated from this time forth.
And it came to pass that some of the first Elders or President of the church receivd a Prophetic blessing by revelation through the means prepared in the last days to receive the word of the Lord. J. Smith. Jr. Therefore Joseph dictated blessings for himself , , , , , and . As you will find recorded in the Patriarchal blessing Book in Ohio— Book A. Pages.—
On the 6th day of Jan. 1836.
The Elders from who were at Ohio met, to fill vacancies which happened in the high Councel in in consequence filling other stations
Therefore apointed
insted of
"
"
"
The Hebrew school commenced
Jan 4, 1836.
Taught: by .
The first Elders attended this school. [p. 82]
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