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Revelation, 27 February 1833 [D&C 89]

& shall find wisdom & great treasures of wisdom & knowledge32

Instead of “great treasures of wisdom & knowledge,” the Revelation Book 2 copy reads, “wisdom and great treasure of knowledge.” (Revelation Book 2, p. 51 [D&C 89:19].)  


even hidden treasures33

See Colossians 2:3.  


& shall run & not be weary & walk34

Instead of “& walk,” the Revelation Book 2 copy reads, “and shall walk.” (Revelation Book 2, p. 51 [D&C 89:20].)  


& not faint.35

See Isaiah 40:31.  


And I the Lord give unto them a promise that the destroying Angel shall pass them by as they did by the Children of Israel36

Instead of “shall pass them by as they did by the Children of Israel,” the Revelation Book 2 copy reads, “shall pass by them as the Children of Israel.” (Revelation Book 2, p. 51 [D&C 89:21].)  


& not slay them37

See Exodus 12:21–29. The Revelation Book 2 copy concludes the revelation with “Amen.” (Revelation Book 2, p. 51 [D&C 89:21].)  


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& shall find wisdom & great treasures  of wisdom & knowledge32

Instead of “great treasures of wisdom & knowledge,” the Revelation Book 2 copy reads, “wisdom and great treasure of knowledge.” (Revelation Book 2, p. 51 [D&C 89:19].)  


even hidden  treasures33

See Colossians 2:3.  


& shall run & not be weary  & walk34

Instead of “& walk,” the Revelation Book 2 copy reads, “and shall walk.” (Revelation Book 2, p. 51 [D&C 89:20].)  


& not faint.35

See Isaiah 40:31.  


And I the  Lord give unto them a promise that  the destroying Angel shall pass them  by as they did by the Children of Israel36

Instead of “shall pass them by as they did by the Children of Israel,” the Revelation Book 2 copy reads, “shall pass by them as the Children of Israel.” (Revelation Book 2, p. 51 [D&C 89:21].)  


 & not slay them37

See Exodus 12:21–29. The Revelation Book 2 copy concludes the revelation with “Amen.” (Revelation Book 2, p. 51 [D&C 89:21].)  


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Revelation, Kirtland Township

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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, Geauga Co., OH, 27 Feb. 1833. Featured version, titled “A Word of Wisdom,” copied [ca. June 1833] in Sidney Gilbert, Notebook, [113]–[115]; handwriting of Sidney Gilbert

28 Dec. 1789–29 June 1834. Merchant. Born at New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Eli Gilbert and Lydia Hemingway. Moved to Huntington, Fairfield Co., Connecticut; to Monroe, Monroe Co., Michigan Territory, by Sept. 1818; to Painesville, Geauga Co...

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; Revelations Collection, CHL. Includes archival marking. .
Sidney Gilbert, Notebook, [ca. June 1831–ca. June 1833]; handwriting of Sidney Gilbert

28 Dec. 1789–29 June 1834. Merchant. Born at New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Eli Gilbert and Lydia Hemingway. Moved to Huntington, Fairfield Co., Connecticut; to Monroe, Monroe Co., Michigan Territory, by Sept. 1818; to Painesville, Geauga Co...

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; 116 pages; Revelations Collection, CHL. Includes archival marking.
Each leaf measures 6⅛ × 3⅝ inches (16 × 9 cm); the notebook, which contains copies of revelations and miscellaneous notes, measures 6¼ × 4 × ⅜ inches (16 × 10 × 1 cm).
Following Sidney Gilbert

28 Dec. 1789–29 June 1834. Merchant. Born at New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Eli Gilbert and Lydia Hemingway. Moved to Huntington, Fairfield Co., Connecticut; to Monroe, Monroe Co., Michigan Territory, by Sept. 1818; to Painesville, Geauga Co...

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’s death in June 1834, it appears that the Gilbert notebook transferred to the custody of the Rollins family—early members of the church in Missouri

Area acquired by U.S. in Louisiana Purchase, 1803, and established as territory, 1812. Missouri Compromise, 1820, admitted Missouri as slave state, 1821. Population in 1830 about 140,000; in 1836 about 240,000; and in 1840 about 380,000. Mormon missionaries...

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. Descendants donated the notebook to the Church Historian’s Office sometime in the mid-twentieth century.1

Note, Revelations Collection, CHL.  


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