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Discourse, 19 July 1840

(Stretching his hand towards the place and in a melancholly tone that made all hearts tremble) will of God that I might live to behold that temple

The official name for the sacred edifice in Kirtland, Ohio, later known as the Kirtland temple; also the official name for other planned religious structures in Missouri. JS and the Latter-day Saints also referred to the House of the Lord in Kirtland as “...

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completed and finished from the foundation to the top stone I will say. Oh Lord it is enough Lord let thy servant depart in peace which is my ernest prayer in the name of the L Jesus Amen
on this day the Stake

Ecclesiastical organization of church members in a particular locale. Stakes were typically large local organizations of church members; stake leaders could include a presidency, a high council, and a bishopric. Some revelations referred to stakes “to” or...

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of Macedonia over which Father Jhon Smith

16 July 1781–23 May 1854. Farmer. Born at Derryfield (later Manchester), Rockingham Co., New Hampshire. Son of Asael Smith and Mary Duty. Member of Congregational Church. Appointed overseer of highways at Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., New York, 1810. Married...

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presided was publicly appointed [p. [22]]
(Stretching his hand towards the place and  in a melancholly tone that made all hearts trem ble)  will of God that I might live  to behold that temple

The official name for the sacred edifice in Kirtland, Ohio, later known as the Kirtland temple; also the official name for other planned religious structures in Missouri. JS and the Latter-day Saints also referred to the House of the Lord in Kirtland as “...

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completed  and finished from the found ation to the top stone I will  say. Oh Lord it is enough  Lord let thy servant depart  in peace which is my ernest  prayer in the name of the L Jesus Amen
on this day the Stake

Ecclesiastical organization of church members in a particular locale. Stakes were typically large local organizations of church members; stake leaders could include a presidency, a high council, and a bishopric. Some revelations referred to stakes “to” or...

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of M acedonia over which Father  Jhon Smith

16 July 1781–23 May 1854. Farmer. Born at Derryfield (later Manchester), Rockingham Co., New Hampshire. Son of Asael Smith and Mary Duty. Member of Congregational Church. Appointed overseer of highways at Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., New York, 1810. Married...

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presided was pu blicly appointed [p. [22]]
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JS, Discourse, 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, 19 July 1840; handwriting of Martha Jane Knowlton Coray; Martha Jane Coray notebook, pp. [9–22], CHL.

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