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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 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 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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