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Discourse, 26 December 1841, as Reported by Willard Richards

December 26th. The public meeting of the saints was at President Joseph Smiths house, on Sunday evening Dec 26th. and after Patriarch Hyram [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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& Elder Brigham [Young]

1 June 1801–29 Aug. 1877. Carpenter, painter, glazier, colonizer. Born at Whitingham, Windham Co., Vermont. Son of John Young and Abigail (Nabby) Howe. Brought up in Methodist household; later joined Methodist church. Moved to Sherburne, Chenango Co., New...

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had spoken on the principles of faith and the gifts of the spirit. President Joseph read the 13th. chap of 1st corinthians and a part of the 14 chap, and remarked that the gift of Tongues was necessary in the church; but That if satan could not speak in tongues he could not tempt a Dutchman, or any other nation, but the English, for he can tempt the Englishman, for he has tempted me, & I am an Englishman; but the Gift of Tongues, by the power of the Holy Ghost, in the church, is for the benefit of the servants of God to preach to unbelievers, as on the days of Pentecost. when devout men from evry nation shall assemble to hear of the things of God. let the elders preach to them in their own Mother tongue. whither it is German, French, Spanish or Irish. or any other. & let those interpret who understand the Language spoken. in their mother tongue. & this is what the Apostle meant. in 1st corinthians 14.27. [p. 39]
December 26th. The public meeting of the saints was at President Joseph Smiths  house, on Sunday evening Dec 26th. and after Patriarch Hyram [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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 & Elder Brigham [Young]

1 June 1801–29 Aug. 1877. Carpenter, painter, glazier, colonizer. Born at Whitingham, Windham Co., Vermont. Son of John Young and Abigail (Nabby) Howe. Brought up in Methodist household; later joined Methodist church. Moved to Sherburne, Chenango Co., New...

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had spoken on the principles of faith and the  gifts of the spirit. President Joseph read the 13th. chap of 1st corinthians  and a part of the 14 chap, and remarked that the gift of Tongues was necessary  in the church; <but> That if satan could not speak in tongues he could not tempt  a Dutchman, or any other nation, but the English, for he can tempt the Englishman,  for he has tempted me, & I am an Englishman; but the Gift of Tongues, by the power  of the Holy Ghost, in the church, is for the benefit of the servants of God to preach  to unbelievers, as on the days of Pentecost. when devout men from evry nation  shall assemble to hear of the things of God. let the <elders> preach to them in their  own Mother tongue. whither it is German, French, Spanish or Irish. or any  other. & let those interpret who understand the tongue <Language> spoken. in their mother  tongue. & this is what the Apostle meant. in 1s[t] corinthians 14.27. [p. 39]
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, 26 Dec. 1841; in Book of the Law of the Lord, p. 39; handwriting of Willard Richards

24 June 1804–11 Mar. 1854. Teacher, lecturer, doctor, clerk, printer, editor, postmaster. Born at Hopkinton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Joseph Richards and Rhoda Howe. Moved to Richmond, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, 1813. Moved to Chatham, Columbia...

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