Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

as they keep my commandments they shall be  saved. Therefore, let your hearts be comfort ed, for all things shall work together for good  to them that walk uprightly, and to the sanc tification of the church; for I will raise up un to8

TEXT: The “u” in “unto” is upside down.  

myself a pure people, that will serve me in  righteousness; and all that call on the name of  the Lord and keep his commandments, shall  be saved; even so: Amen.

Revelation, 1 June 1833 [D&C 95]

Revelation given June, 1833
1 Verily thus saith the Lord unto you, whom  I love, and whom I love I also chasten, that  their sins may be forgiven, for with the chas tisement I prepare a way for their deliverance,  in all things out of temptation: and I have lov ed you: Wherefore ye must needs be chas ened, and stand rebuked before my face, for  ye have sinned against me a very grevious sin,  in9

TEXT: Printed “m” with a dot over first stem, changing “m” to “in”.  

that ye have not considered the great com mandment in all things, that I have given unto  you, concerning the building of mine house,  for the preparation wherewith I design to pre pare mine apostles to prune my vineyard for  the last time, that I may bring to pass my  strange act, that I may pour out my Spirit up on all flesh. But behold, verily I say unto you,  there are many who have been ordained among  you, whom I have called, but few of them are  chosen: they who are not chosen have sinned  a very grievious sin, in that they are walking  in darkness at noon-day; and for this cause,  I gave unto you a commandment, that you [p. 362]
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.