Letterbook 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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occupied for these must be laid off according to wisdom[.] On the North and South are to be laid off, the farms for the agriculturist and sufficient quantity of land to supply the whole plot and if it cannot be laid off without going too great a distance from the city there must also be laid off on the east and west, when this squ[a]re is thus laid off and supplied lay off another in the same way and so fill up the world in these last days and let evry man live in the City for this is the City of Zion all the streets are of one width being eight perches wide also the space round the outer edge of the painted squ[a]res is to be eight perches between the temple and the street on evry side no one lot in this City is to contain more then one house and that to be built twenty five feet back from the street leaving a small yard in front to be planted in a grove according to the taste of the builder the rest of the lot for gardens &c all the houses to be build of brick and stone
The names of the temples to be built on the painted squ[a]re No 10-11-12 are to be called the for the of the after the order of Melchisedeck which was after the order of the son of God, upon mount Zion Nos 7-8-9 The sacred Apostolic repository for the use of the No 4-5-6 The holy evangelical house for the high Priesthood of the holy order of God– No 1-2-3 The house of the Lord for the of Zion an ensign to the Nations Nos 22-23-24 house of the lord [p. 40]
occupied for these must be laid off according to wisdom. On the North and South are to be laid off, the farms for the agriculturist and sufficient quantity of land to supply the whole plot and if it cannot be laid off without going too great a distance from the city there must also be laid off on the east and west, when this square is thus laid off and supplied lay off another in the same way and so fill up the world in these last days and let evry man live in the City for this is the City of Zion all the streets are of one width being eight hes wide also the space round the outer edge of the painted squares is to be eight perches between the temple and the street on evry side no one lot in this City is to contain more then one house and that to be built twenty five feet back from the street leaving a small yard in front to be planted in a grove according to the taste of the builder the rest of the lot for gardens &c all the houses to be build of brick and stone
The names of the temples to be built on the painted square No 10-11-12 are to be called the for the of the after the order of Melchisedeck which was after the order of the son of God, upon mount Zion Nos 7-8-9 The sacred Apostolic repository for the use of the No 4-5-6 The holy evangelical house for the high Priesthood of the holy order of God– No 1-2-3 The house of the Lord for the of Zion an ensign to the Nations Nos 22-23-24 house of the lord [p. 40]
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