Record of the Twelve, 14 February–28 August 1835

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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the , for without this knowledge they can do nothing  to profit. In the first place God manifested himself to me  and gave me authority to establish his , and you  have receivd your authority from God through me; and  now it is your duty to go and unlock the kingdom  of heaven to foreign nations, for no man can do that  thing but yourselves. Neither has any man authority  or a right to go to other nations before you; and  you, , stand in the same relation to those nations  that I stand in to you, that is, as a minister; and  you have each the same authority in other nations that  I have in this nation.[”] The was closed by  .
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12 March 1835 • Thursday
Evening of March 12th the assembled and  the was opened by president J. Smith Jun. and  he proposed that we take our first mission through  the eastern States to the Atlantic Ocean and hold  in the vicinity of the several of the for  the purpose of regulateing all things necessary for their welfare.  It was proposed that the twelve should leave on  the 4th. May which was unanimously agreed to. It was  then proposed that during their present mission, Elder should open a door to the  who dwelt among the which was carrid. It was  motioned and voted that the twelve should hold their first  conference in , May 2nd.. In N. York  May 9th. In N.Y. May 22, Lyonstown N.Y.  June 5. On Pillow [Pillar] point June 19. In West Loboro’. [Loughborough]  U.C. [Upper Canada] June 29, In [St.] Johnsbury Vt. July 17. In Bradford  Mass. Augt. 7. Dover N.H. Sept 4th. Me Sept 18th.  Farmington, Me. Oct. 2nd.
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the , for without this knowledge they can do nothing to profit. In the first place God manifested himself to me and gave me authority to establish his , and you have receivd your authority from God through me; and now it is your duty to go and unlock the kingdom of heaven to foreign nations, for no man can do that thing but yourselves. Neither has any man authority or a right to go to other nations before you; and you, , stand in the same relation to those nations that I stand in to you, that is, as a minister; and you have each the same authority in other nations that I have in this nation.” The was closed by .
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12 March 1835 • Thursday
Evening of March 12th the assembled and the was opened by president J. Smith Jun. and he proposed that we take our first mission through the eastern States to the Atlantic Ocean and hold in the vicinity of the several of the for the purpose of regulateing all things necessary for their welfare. It was proposed that the twelve should leave on the 4th. May which was unanimously agreed to. It was then proposed that during their present mission, Elder should open a door to the who dwelt among the which was carrid. It was motioned and voted that the twelve should hold their first conference in , May 2nd.. In N. York May 9th. In N.Y. May 22, Lyonstown N.Y. June 5. On Pillow Pillar point June 19. In West Loboro’. [Loughborough] U.C. [Upper Canada] June 29, In St. Johnsbury Vt. July 17. In Bradford Mass. Augt. 7. Dover N.H. Sept 4th. Me Sept 18th. Farmington, Me. Oct. 2nd.
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