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Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

Revelation, 15 March 1833 [D&C 92]

SECTION XCIV.
 
Revelation to Enoch [JS], on the order of the church  for the benefit of the poor, given to the saints  in Kirtland, March, 1833.
 
1 Verily, thus saith the Lord, I give unto  the united order, organized agreeable to the  commandment previously given, a revelation  and commandment concerning my servant  Shederlaomach [Frederick G. Williams], that ye shall receive him into  the order. What I say unto one I say unto all.
2 And again, I say unto you, my servant  Shederlaomach, you shall be a lively member  in this order; and inasmuch as you are faith ful in keeping all former commandments, you  shall be blessed forever: Amen.
 

Revelation, 12 October 1833 [D&C 100]

SECTION XCV.
 
Revelation given in Perrysburgh, N. Y. to Jo seph Smith, jr. and Sidney Rigdon, Octo ber, 1833.
 
1 Verily, thus saith the Lord unto you my  friends, Sidney, and Joseph, your families are  well: they are in mine hands, and I will do  with them as seemeth me good; for in me  there is all power: therefore, follow me, and  listen to the counsel which I shall give unto  you: Behold, and lo, I have much people in  this place, in the regions round about, and an  effectual door shall be opened in the regions  round about in this eastern land: Therefore, I  the Lord have suffered you to come unto this [p. 360]
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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, 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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