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Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

declare glad tidings unto the inhabitants of the earth, or among the congregations of the wicked. Behold I the Lord have brought you together that the promise might be fulfilled, that the faithful among you should be preserved and rejoice together in the land of Missouri

Area acquired by U.S. in Louisiana Purchase, 1803, and established as territory, 1812. Missouri Compromise, 1820, admitted Missouri as slave state, 1821. Population in 1830 about 140,000; in 1836 about 240,000; and in 1840 about 380,000. Mormon missionaries...

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. I the Lord promised the faithful and cannot lie.
3 I the Lord am willing, if any among you desireth to ride upon horses, or upon mules, or in chariots, he shall receive this blessing, if he receive it from the hand of the Lord, with a thankful heart in all things. These things remain with you to do according to judgment and the directions of the Spirit. Behold the kingdom is yours. And behold, and lo I am with the faithful always; even so: Amen.
 

Section 74 • Explanation of Scripture, 1830 [D&C 74]

SECTION LXXIV.
 
An explanation of the epistle to the first Corinthians, 7th chapter, 14th verse.
 
1 For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband, else were your children unclean, but now are they holy.
2 For in the days of the apostles the law of circumcision was had among all the Jews, who believed not the gospel of Jesus Christ. And it came to pass that there arose a great contention among the people concerning the law of circumcision, for the unbelieving husband was desirous that his children should be circumcised and become subject to the law of Moses, which law was fulfilled. [p. 309]
declare glad tidings unto the inhabitants of the  earth, or among the congregations of the wick ed. Behold I the Lord have brought you to gether that the promise might be fulfilled, that  the faithful among you should be preserved and  rejoice together in the land of Missouri

Area acquired by U.S. in Louisiana Purchase, 1803, and established as territory, 1812. Missouri Compromise, 1820, admitted Missouri as slave state, 1821. Population in 1830 about 140,000; in 1836 about 240,000; and in 1840 about 380,000. Mormon missionaries...

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. I  the Lord promised the faithful and cannot lie.
3 I the Lord am willing, if any among you  desireth to ride upon horses, or upon mules, or  in chariots, he shall receive this blessing, if he  receive it from the hand of the Lord, with a  thankful heart in all things. These things re main with you to do according to judgment  and the directions of the Spirit. Behold the  kingdom is yours. And behold, and lo I am  with the faithful always; even so: Amen.
 

Section 74 • Explanation of Scripture, 1830 [D&C 74]

SECTION LXXIV.
 
An explanation of the epistle to the first Corin thians, 7th chapter, 14th verse.
 
1 For the unbelieving husband is sanctified  [b]y the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanc tified by the husband, else were your children  unclean, but now are they holy.
2 For in the days of the apostles the law  of circumcision was had among all the Jews,  who believed not the gospel of Jesus Christ.  And it came to pass that there arose a great  contention among the people concerning the  law of circumcision, for the unbelieving hus band was desirous that his children should be  circumcised and become subject to the law of  Moses, which law was fulfilled. [p. 309]
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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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