Revelation, 20 July 1831 [D&C 57]

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  • Historical Introduction
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Given in Missorie Jackson Co July 20th. 1831  giving directions <to the & > how to preceed concerning purchuseing Lands &c. &c.
Hearken Oh ye of my , saith the Lord your God,  Who have assembelled yourselves together, according to my commandment  in this land which is the land of which is the Land which I,  have appointed & consecrated for the . Wherefore,  this is the land of promise & the place for the . yea  thus saith the Lord your God, If ye will receive wisdom here is wisd om. Behold the place which is now called is the centre  place, & the spot for the is lying westward upon a lot which  is not far from the . Wherefore it is wisdom that the  land should be purchased by the saints & also every tract lying west ward even unto the line runing directly betwen Jew &  And also every tract bordering by the Prairies in as much as my  Deciples are enabled to buy lands. Behold this is wisdom that they  may obtain it for an everlasting & let my Servent stand in the office which I have appointed to receive moneys  to be an agent unto the church to buy lands in all the regions round  about in as much as can be in righteousness, & as wisdom shall direct.  And let my servent stand in the office which I have appointed him  to [divide] unto the saints their inheritance even as I have commanded & also  them whom he has appointed to assist him And again verily I say unto  you let my servent plant himself in this place, & estab lish a that his he may sell goods without frauds that he may  obtain money to buy lands for the goods of the Saints & that he may [p. 93]
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Given in Missorie Jackson Co July 20th. 1831 giving directions to the & how to preceed concerning purchuseing Lands &c. &c.
Hearken Oh ye of my , saith the Lord your God, Who have assembelled yourselves together, according to my commandment in this land which is the land of which is the Land which I, have appointed & consecrated for the . Wherefore, this is the land of promise & the place for the . yea thus saith the Lord your God, If ye will receive wisdom here is wisdom. Behold the place which is now called is the centre place, & the spot for the is lying westward upon a lot which is not far from the . Wherefore it is wisdom that the land should be purchased by the saints & also every tract lying westward even unto the line runing directly betwen Jew & And also every tract bordering by the Prairies in as much as my Deciples are enabled to buy lands. Behold this is wisdom that they may obtain it for an everlasting & let my Servent stand in the office which I have appointed to receive moneys to be an agent unto the church to buy lands in all the regions round about in as much as can be in righteousness, & as wisdom shall direct. And let my servent stand in the office which I have appointed him to [divide] unto the saints their inheritance even as I have commanded & also them whom he has appointed to assist him And again verily I say unto you let my servent plant himself in this place, & establish a that he may sell goods without fraud that he may obtain money to buy lands for the good of the Saints & that he may [p. 93]
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