Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

time in those regions round about as seemeth  them good, for it must needs be necessary  that they have places to live for the present  time.
2 It must needs be necessary, that ye save  all the money that ye can, and that ye obtain  all that ye can in righteousness, that in time  ye may be enabled to purchase lands for an  inheritance, even the city. The place is not  yet to be revealed, but after your brethren  come from the east, there are to be certain  men appointed, and to them it shall be given  to know the place, or to them it shall be re vealed; and they shall be appointed to pur chase the lands, and to make a commencement,  to lay the foundation of the city; and then ye  shall begin to be gathered with your families,  every man according to his family, according  to his circumstances, and as is appointed to  him by the presidency and the bishop of the  church, according to the laws and command ments, which ye have received, and which ye  shall hereafter receive; even so: Amen.

Revelation, 7 May 1831 [D&C 49]

1 Hearken unto my word, my servant Sid ney, and Parley, and Lemon, for behold, veri ily I say unto you, that I give unto you a com mandment, that you shall go and preach my  gospel, which ye have received, even as ye [p. 289]
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.