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Blessing for Lorenzo Barnes, 3 January 1836

The clowds of heaven ya Thou shalt see view The winding up seen of all Things & stand with The hundred forty & four Thousand on Mount Zion These blessings & many others which Tongue cannot express & all The powers of The priesthood

Power or authority of God. The priesthood was conferred through the laying on of hands upon adult male members of the church in good standing; no specialized training was required. Priesthood officers held responsibility for administering the sacrament of...

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we seal upon Thy head & upon Thy sead forever in The name of Jesus Christ & by The authority of The High Priesthood

The authority and power held by certain officers in the church. The Book of Mormon referred to the high priesthood as God’s “holy order, which was after the order of his Son,” and indicated that Melchizedek, a biblical figure, was a high priest “after this...

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even so amen
Apr 24th 1836 [p. 52]
The clowds of heaven ya Thou  shalt see <view> The winding up seen  of all Things & stand with The  hundred forty & four Thousand on  Mount Zion These blessings  & many others which Tongue cannot  express & all The powers of The priest hood

Power or authority of God. The priesthood was conferred through the laying on of hands upon adult male members of the church in good standing; no specialized training was required. Priesthood officers held responsibility for administering the sacrament of...

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we seal upon Thy head &  upon Thy sead forever in The na me of Jesus Christ & by The po wer authority of The High  Priesthood

The authority and power held by certain officers in the church. The Book of Mormon referred to the high priesthood as God’s “holy order, which was after the order of his Son,” and indicated that Melchizedek, a biblical figure, was a high priest “after this...

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even so amen
Apr 24th 1836 [p. 52]
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Blessing, JS, Sidney Rigdon

19 Feb. 1793–14 July 1876. Tanner, farmer, minister. Born at St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. Joined United Baptists, ca. 1818. Preached at Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and vicinity, 1819–1821. Married Phebe...

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, and Hyrum Smith

9 Feb. 1800–27 June 1844. Farmer, cooper. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Randolph, Orange Co., 1802; to Tunbridge, before May 1803; to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by...

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, to Lorenzo Barnes, Kirtland

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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, OH, 2 Jan. 1836; in Lorenzo Dow Barnes, Reminiscences and Diaries, pp. 47-52; handwriting probably that of Lorenzo Barnes; CHL.

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