Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

pent and reward the[e] four fold in all things  wherewith he has trespassed against you; and  if he do this thou shalt forgive him with all  your heart, and if he do not this I the Lord  will avenge thee of thine enemy an hundred  fold; and upon his children, and upon his chil dren’s children, of all them that hate me, unto  the third and fourth generation: but if the chil dren shall repent, or the children’s children  and turn to the Lord their God with all their  hearts, and with all their might, mind, and  strength, and restore four fold for all their tres passes, wherewith they have trespassed, or  wherewith their fathers have trespassed or their  father’s fathers then thine indignation shall be  turned away and vengeance shall no more  come upon them, saith the Lord your God,  and their trespass shall never be brought any  more as a testimony before the Lord against  them: Amen.

Revelation, 26 April 1832 [D&C 82]

Revelation given April, 1832, showing the or der given to Enoch and the church in his  day.
1 Verily I say unto you, my servants, that  inasmuch as you have forgiven one another  your trespasses, even so I the Lord forgive  you; nevertheless there are those among you  who have sinned exceedingly; yea, even all  of you have sinned, but verily I say unto you,  beware from henceforth and refrain from sin [p. 338]
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.