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which came and dwelt in the flesh, and dwelt among us.
2 And I John saw that he received not of the fulness at the first, but received grace for grace: and he received not of the fulness at first, but continued from grace to grace, until he received a fulness: and thus he was called the Son of God, because he received not of the fulness at the first. And I John bare record, and lo, the heavens were opened and the Holy Ghost descended upon him in the form of a dove, and sat upon him, and there came a voice out of heaven saying, this is my beloved Son. And I John bare record that he received a fulness of the glory of the Father; and he received all power, both in heaven and on earth; and the glory of the Father was with him, for he dwelt in him.
3 And it shall come to pass, that if you are faithful, you shall receive the fulness of the record of John. I give unto you these sayings that you may understand and know how to worship, and know what you worship, that you may come unto the Father in my name, and in dne due time receive of his fulness, for if you keep my commandments you shall receive of his fulness and be glorified in me as I am in the Father: therefore. I say unto you, you shall receive grace for grace.
4 And now verily I say unto you, I was in the beginning with the Father, and am the first born; and all those who are begotten through me, are partakers of the glory of the same, and are the church of the first born. Ye were also in the beginning with the Father: that [p. 324]
which came and dwelt in the flesh, and dwelt  among us.
2 And I John saw that he received not of  the fulness at the first, but received grace for  grace: and he received not of the fulness at  first, but continued from grace to grace, until  he received a fulness: and thus he was called  the Son of God, because he received not of  the fulness at the first. And I John bare re cord, and lo, the heavens were opened and the  Holy Ghost descended upon him in the form  of a dove, and sat upon him, and there came  a voice out of heaven saying, this is my be loved Son. And I John bare record that he  received a fulness of the glory of the Father;  and he received all power, both in heaven and  on earth; and the glory of the Father was  with him, for he dwelt in him.
3 And it shall come to pass, that if you are  faithful, you shall receive the fulness of the  record of John. I give unto you these say ings that you may understand and know how  to worship, and know what you worship, that  you may come unto the Father in my name,  and in dne [due] time receive of his fulness, for if  you keep my commandments you shall receive  of his fulness and be glorified in me as I am  in the Father: therefore. I say unto you, you  shall receive grace for grace.
4 And now verily I say unto you, I was in  the beginning with the Father, and am the first  born; and all those who are begotten through  me, are partakers of the glory of the same,  and are the church of the first born. Ye were  also in the beginning with the Father: that [p. 324]
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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

1 Nov. 1808–25 July 1887. Preacher, editor, publisher, politician. Born at Milnthorpe, Westmoreland Co., England. Son of James Taylor and Agnes Taylor, members of Church of England. Around age sixteen, joined Methodists and was local preacher. Migrated from...

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, 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.

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