Appendix 5, Document 5. Draft Notes, December 1841

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City of . Dec 1841
Elder , of , stated to Pret J. Smith that he had settled all his debts, & Provided for his family for made all necessary provision for his family, & desires to know the will of God concerning him
Verily thus saith the Lord. unto my serva[n]ts the 12 let them appoint unto my serva[n]t a mission to preach my gospel. unto the children of man. as it shall be manifested unto them by my Holy Spi[ri]t, Amen.——
And the word of the Lord came say verily thus Saith the Lord. Let my Servant take a mission. To the Eastern Continent. unto all the conferences that are now sitting in that region & let him carry a package of Epistles, that shall be written by my Servants the 12, making known unto them their duties concer[n]ing the boarding of my houses which I have appoi[n]ted unto you saith the Lord. that they may bring their G[old] & their S[ilver] & their precious Stones. & the box tree & th[e] Fir tree. & all fine wood. & beautify the place of [m]y sanctuary saith the Lord. & let him return with all means speedily which shall be put into his hand even so Amen. [p. [1]]