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Discourse, [5 January 1841], as Reported by William P. McIntire

to Distroyed a hundred thousand one knight Joseph Smith said to D. Ells, & to the Congragetion that he for a Length of time, thought on phreknoledge; & that he had a Revalation the Lord Rebukeing him sharply on Creating such a thing; & further said there was No Reality in such a science But was the works of the Devil; he also said the Lord had told him that Bro.— Law would Do well; he would Go & preach the Gospel he also said as far his own knowledge the Earth was made out of sumthing for it was imposible for samthng to be made out of Nothing fire, air, & watter are Eternal Existant principles which are the Composition of which [p. [3]]
to Distroyed a hundred thousand one knight  Joseph Smith said to D. Ells, & to the  Congragetion that he for a Len[g]th of time,  thought on phreknoledge; & that he had  a Revalation the Lord Rebukeing him  sharply on Creating such a thing; &  further said there was No Reality in  such a science But was the works  of the Devil; he also said the Lord  had told him that Bro.— Law would  Do well; he would Go & preach the Gospel  he also said as far his own knowledge  the Earth was made out of sumthing  for it was imposible for samthng  to be made out of Nothing fire, air,  & watter are Eternal Existant principles  which are the Composition of which [p. [3]]
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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, [5 Jan. 1841]; in William P. McIntire, Notebook, pp. [1]–[5]; handwriting of William P. McIntire; CHL.

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