Revelation, , Ontario Co., NY, to , [Apr.] 1830. Featured version, titled “20th Commandment AD 1830,” copied [ca. Mar. 1831] in Revelation Book 1, pp. 29–30; handwriting of ; CHL. Includes redactions. For more complete source information, see the source note for Revelation Book 1.
JS dictated this revelation for his brother shortly after the formal organization of the on 6 April 1830. It was one of five revelations that came after Samuel Smith, , , , and showed an eagerness to learn their respective responsibilities as members of the newly founded church. In May 1829, Samuel was the third believer to be , and he later held and examined the and testified of their existence.