Revelation, 27 February 1832
- Source Note
The index to Revelation Book 2 identifies the subject of this 27 February 1832 revelation—presented in the revelation only as “Lincoln”—as , who lived in the far western tip of in the vicinity of and Portland, Chautauque County. Earlier in February 1832, Haskins traveled to , Ohio, where he was . He also went to , Ohio, and met JS and . This revelation directed that Haskins be ordained and supplied with copies of revelations with which to undertake a proselytizing mission. JS probably dictated the revelation to Rigdon in the upstairs room of the and Alice (Elsa) Jacobs Johnson home, where he was working on the Bible revision with Rigdon as his scribe.likely copied this revelation into Revelation Book 2 by 8 March 1832, though he may have copied it later in the month. Since Williams lived in , he may have copied the revelation when JS visited Kirtland between 29 February and 4 March 1832. In the index, Williams listed the document as “A Revelation to Feby 27— 1832.” Sometime thereafter—probably in preparation for the publication of the revelations in the 1835 edition of the Doctrine and Covenants—a large “X” was drawn through this revelation, apparently to indicate that it was not to be published. No other known copies of this revelation exist.