Blessing for Lorenzo Barnes, 3 January 1836

L[orenzo] Barnes, Zion Blessing  received under The hands of  Joseph Smith Jr. Sidney Rig don & Hyram [Hyrum] Smith, Presidents  of The Church of Latter Day Saints  Kirtland Ohio Jan. 3d 1836
Brother Barnes
we lay our  hands upon Thy head in the name  of The Lord & in his name we say  unto Thee Thou art excepted [accepted] be fore him [p. 47]
Blessing, JS, Sidney Rigdon, and Hyrum Smith, to Lorenzo Barnes, Kirtland, OH, 2 Jan. 1836; handwriting probably that of Lorenzo Barnes; in Lorenzo Dow Barnes, Reminiscences and Diaries, pp. 47-52; CHL.