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Discourse, [21 March] 1841, as Reported by Martha Jane Knowlton Coray

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23 Oct. 1795–8 June 1843. Clerk, judge, surveyor. Born at Galloway, Gloucester Co., New Jersey. Son of Isaac Higbee and Sophia Somers. Moved to Clermont Co., Ohio, 1803. Married Sarah Elizabeth Ward, 10 Sept. 1818, in Tate Township, Clermont Co. Lived at ...

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delivered in the latter part of the winter just before he took Laws store at the House of Bishop [Vinson] Knight

14 Mar. 1804–31 July 1842. Farmer, druggist, school warden. Born at Norwich, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of Rudolphus Knight and Rispah (Rizpah) Lee. Married Martha McBride, 14 Mar. 1826. Moved to Perrysburg, Cattaraugus Co., New York, by Mar. 1834....

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year 1841
Joseph Smith read the 3 chap Malachi dwelt with emphasis upon the Levitical priesthood and the promise concerning them
Took up Jhon shewed him to be a Levite and proceeded The voice of one crying in the wilderness prepare ye the way of the Lord and make his paths strait Now it was written that the priests lips should keep knowledge, and to them should the people seek for understanding and above all the law binds them [p. [23]]
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on the death of Judge [Elias] Higbee

23 Oct. 1795–8 June 1843. Clerk, judge, surveyor. Born at Galloway, Gloucester Co., New Jersey. Son of Isaac Higbee and Sophia Somers. Moved to Clermont Co., Ohio, 1803. Married Sarah Elizabeth Ward, 10 Sept. 1818, in Tate Township, Clermont Co. Lived at ...

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 delivered in the latter part  of the winter about just before  he took Laws store at the House  of Bishop [Vinson] Knight

14 Mar. 1804–31 July 1842. Farmer, druggist, school warden. Born at Norwich, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of Rudolphus Knight and Rispah (Rizpah) Lee. Married Martha McBride, 14 Mar. 1826. Moved to Perrysburg, Cattaraugus Co., New York, by Mar. 1834....

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year 1841
Joseph Smith  read the 3 chap Malachi dwelt  <with emphasis> upon the Levitical priesthood  and the promise concerning them
Took up Jhon shewed him  to be a Levite and proceeded  The voice of one crying in the  wilderness prepare ye the way of  the Lord and make his paths strait  Now it was written that the  priests lips should keep know[l]ed ge, and to them should the people  seek for understanding and  above al[l] the law binds them [p. [23]]
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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, [21 Mar.] 1841; in Martha Jane Knowlton Coray, Notebook, pp. [23]–[29], handwriting of Martha Jane Knowlton Coray; CHL.

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