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Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

whether it be good or bad. But nevertheless, deep water is what I am wont to swim in; it all has become a second nature to me. And I feel like Paul, to glory in tribulation, for to this day has the God of my Fathers delivered me out of them all, and will deliver me from henceforth; for behold, and lo, I shall triumph over all my enemies, for the Lord God hath spoken it.
3 Let all the saints rejoice, therefore, and be exceeding glad, for Israel’s God is their God: and he will mete out a just recompense of reward upon the heads of all your oppressors.
4 And again, verily thus saith the Lord, let the work of my temple

JS revelation, dated Jan. 1841, commanded Saints to build temple and hotel (Nauvoo House). Cornerstone laid, 6 Apr. 1841. Saints volunteered labor, money, and other resources for temple construction. Construction directed by committee, which included Reynolds...

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, and all the works which I have appointed unto you, be continued on and not cease; and let your diligence and your perseverance, and patience, and your works be redoubled; and you shall in no wise lose your reward saith the Lord of Hosts. And if they persecute you, so persecuted they the prophets, and righteous men that were before you. For all this there is a reward in heaven
5 And again, I give unto you a word in relation to the baptism for your dead. Verily, thus saith the Lord unto you concerning your dead: When any of you are baptised for your dead, let there be a recorder; and let him be eye witness of your baptisms; let him hear with his ears, that he may testify of a truth, saith the Lord; that in all your recordings, it may be recorded in heaven; that whatsoever you bind on earth, may be bound in heaven: whatsoever you loose on earth may be loosed in heaven; for I am about to restore many [p. 419]
whether it be good or bad. But nevertheless,  deep water is what I am wont to swim in; it  all has become a second nature to me. And  I feel like Paul, to glory in tribulation, for to  this day has the God of my Fathers delivered  me out of them all, and will deliver me from  henceforth; for behold, and lo, I shall triumph  over all my enemies, for the Lord God hath  spoken it.
3 Let all the saints rejoice, therefore, and  be exceeding glad, for Israel’s God is their  God: and he will mete out a just recompense of  reward upon the heads of all your oppressors.
4 And again, verily thus saith the Lord,  let the work of my temple

JS revelation, dated Jan. 1841, commanded Saints to build temple and hotel (Nauvoo House). Cornerstone laid, 6 Apr. 1841. Saints volunteered labor, money, and other resources for temple construction. Construction directed by committee, which included Reynolds...

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, and all the works  which I have appointed unto you, be contin ued on and not cease; and let your diligence  and your perseverance, and patience, and  your works be redoubled; and you shall in no  wise lose your reward saith the Lord of Hosts.  And if they persecute you, so persecuted they  the prophets, and righteous men that were be fore you. For all this there is a reward in heaven
5 And again, I give unto you a word in re lation to the baptism for your dead. Verily,  thus saith the Lord unto you concerning your  dead: When any of you are baptised for your  dead, let there be a recorder; and let him be  eye witness of your baptisms; let him hear  with his ears, that he may testify of a truth,  saith the Lord; that in all your recordings, it  may be recorded in heaven; that whatsoever  you bind on earth, may be bound in heaven:  whatsoever you loose on earth may be loosed  in heaven; for I am about to restore many [p. 419]
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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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