Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

blessing, by casting off the dust of your feet  against them as a testimony, and cleansing  your feet by the wayside.
7 And it shall come to pass, that whosoev ever shall lay their hands upon you by vio lence, ye shall command to be smitten in my  name, and behold I will smite them according  to your words, in mine own due time. And  whosoever shall go to law with thee shall be  cursed by the law. And thou shalt take no  purse, nor scrip, neither staves, neither two  coats, for the church shall give unto thee in  the very hour what thou needest for food, and  for raiment, and for shoes, and for money, and  for scrip: for thou art called to prune my  vineyard with a mighty pruning, yea, even for  the last time. Yea, and also, all those whom  thou hast ordained. And they shall do even  according to this pattern. Amen.

Revelation, September 1830–A [D&C 29]

Revelation given in the presence of six elders,   in Fayette, New York, September, 1830.
1 Listen to the voice of Jesus Christ, your  Redeemer, the Great I AM, whose arm of  mercy hath atoned for your sins; who will  gather his people even as a hen gathereth her  chickens under her wings, even as many as  will hearken to my voice, and humble them selves before me, and call upon me in mighty  prayer. Behold, verily, verily I say unto you,  that at this time your sins are forgiven you,  therefore ye receive these things: but remem [p. 152]
The Doctrine and Covenants of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Carefully Selected from the Revelations of God. By Joseph Smith, President of Said Church. 2nd ed. Nauvoo, IL: John Taylor, 1844; 3–448; includes typeset signature marks and copyright notice. The copy presented herein is held at CHL; includes marginalia and archival markings.
All but the final gathering of this book was printed in octodecimo format on thirteen sheets that were cut and folded into thirteen gatherings of eighteen leaves (thirty-six pages) each. The final gathering comprises eight leaves (sixteen pages). The text block measures 5⅞ × 3⅝ inches (15 × 9 cm).
The copy of the book presented herein is in a presentation binding of red sheepskin with gilt edges. The volume measures 6 × 3⅞ × 1 inches (15 × 10 × 3 cm). The spine is stamped with gilt ornamental panels and “Doctrine | and | Covenants” and “J. Glenn.” in gilt. The front and back pastedowns, the front flyleaf, and the back flyleaf are single-sided marbled leaves featuring a shell pattern with brown body and veins of red and white. In this copy, the first leaf of the first gathering, which is blank in other extant copies, is missing. The verso of the front flyleaf has two inscriptions, the first in graphite and the second in ink: “RN 69025 | Vault | Book Area | M223.1 | D632 | 1844” and “Jane Glenn | from her friend | Leonora Taylor | Nauvoo Oct 27th | 1844”. The handwriting of the first inscription is unknown; Leonora Taylor inscribed the second.
As the aforementioned ink inscription indicates, Leonora Taylor, wife of early church leader and printer John Taylor, presented this book to Jane Glenn. The book came into the possession of the Historical Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints circa 1983.