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Book of Abraham, Early 1842

EXPLANATION OF CUT ON FIRST PAGE
1. Abraham sitting upon Pharaoh’s throne, by the politeness of the king; with a crown upon his head, representing the priesthood; as emblematical of the grand presidency in heaven; with the scepter of justice, and judgment in his hand.
2. King Pharaoh; whose name is given in the characters above his head.
3. Signifies Abraham, in Egypt; referring to Abraham, as given in the 9th No. of the Times & Seasons.
4. Prince of Pharaoh, King of Egypt; as written above the hand.
5. Shulem; one of the kings principle waiters; as represented by the characters above his hand.
6. Olimlah; a slave belonging to the prince.
Abraham is reasoning upon the principles of astronomy, in the kings Court. [p. 784]
EXPLANATION OF CUT ON FIRST  PAGE
1. Abraham sitting upon Pharaoh’s throne,  by the politeness of the king; with a crown  upon his head, representing the priesthood;  as emblematical of the grand presidency in  heaven; with the scepter of justice, and judg ment in his hand.
2. King Pharaoh; whose name is given in  the characters above his head.
3. Signifies Abraham, in Egypt; referring to  Abraham, as given in the 9th No. of the Times  & Seasons.
4. Prince of Pharaoh, King of Egypt; as writ ten above the hand.
5. Shulem; one of the kings principle wait ers; as represented by the characters above his  hand.
6. Olimlah; a slave belonging to the prince.
Abraham is reasoning upon the principles  of astronomy, in the kings Court. [p. 784]
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Book of Abraham, Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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, IL, Times and Seasons, 1 Mar. 1842, 3:703–706; 15 Mar. 1842, 3:719–722 and insert; 16 May 1842, 3:783–784.

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