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Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

you and preside in the midst of my people,  and organize my kingdom upon the consecra ted land; and establish the children of Zion,  upon the laws and commandments, which  have been, and which shall be given, unto you.
7 All victory and glory is brought to pass  unto you through your diligence, faithfulness,  and prayers of faith. Let my servant Parley  P. Pratt, journey with my servant Joseph  Smith, jr. Let my servant Lyman Wight,  journey with my servant Sidney Rigdon.—  Let my servant Hyrum Smith, journey with  my servant Frederic[k] G. Williams. Let my ser vant Orson Hyde, journey with my servant Or son Pratt; whithersoever my servant Joseph  Smith, jr., shall counsel them in obtaining the  fulfilment of these commandments, which I  have given unto you, and leave the residue in  my hands: even so; Amen.
 

Revelation, 22 June 1834 [D&C 105]

SECTION CII.
 
Revelation given on Fishing River, Missouri,  June 22, 1834.
 
1 Verily I say unto you, who have assem bled yourselves together that you may learn  my will concerning the redemption of mine  afflicted people:
2 Behold, I say unto you, were it not for  the transgressions of my people, speaking con cerning the church and not individuals, they  might have been redeemed even now: but  behold, they have not learned to be obedient [p. 389]
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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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