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History, circa 1841, fair copy

of transgression if thou art not cautious thou wilt fall, but remember God is merciful. Therefore repent of that which thou hast done which is contrarary to the commandment which I gave and thou art still chosen and art again called to do the work.
Except thou do this thou shalt be delivered up and become as other men having no gift And when thou deliveredst up that which God gave thee sight and power to translate thou deliverdst up that which was sacred into the hands of a wicked man who has set at nought the counsels of God and and broken the most sacred promises which were made before God and depended upon his own Judgement and boasted in his own wisdom. And this is the reason why thou hast lost thy privelige for a season for thou hast suffered the counsel of thy direction to be trampled upon from the beginning Nevertheless my work shall go forth for inasmuch as the knowledge of a Saviour has come into the world through the testimony of the Jews even so shall the knowledge of a Saviour come unto my people and to the Nephites and to the Jacobites and the Josephites and the Zoramites through the testimony of their fathers and this testimony shall come to the knowledge of the Lamanites and the Lemuelites and the Ishmaelites who dwindled in unbelief because of the iniquities of their fathers whom the Lord has suffered to destroy their bretheren, the nephites because of their iniquities and abominations and for this very purpose are the plates preserved containing these records that the promises of the Lord might be fulfilled which he made to his people and that the Lamanites might come to a knowledge of their fathers and that they might know the promises of the Lord and that they might believe the Gospel and rely on the merits of Jesus Christ and be glorified through faith in his name and that through their repentance they might be saved [p. 16]
of transgression if thou art not cautious thou wilt  fall, but remember God is merciful. Therefore  repent of that which thou hast done which is contra rary to the commandment which I gave and thou art  still chosen and art again called to do the work.
Except thou do this thou shalt be delivered up and become  as other men and having no gift having no gift And  when thou deliveredst up that which God gave thee sight  and power to translate thou deliverdst up that which  was sacred into the hands of <a> wicked man who has set  at nought the counsels of God and depended upon his and  broken the most sacred promises which were made  before God and depended upon his own Judgement  and boasted in his own wisdom. And this is the  reason why thou hast lost thy privelige for a season  for thou hast suffered the counsel of thy direction to be  trampled upon from the beginning Nevertheless my  work shall go forth forth inasmuch forth for inasmuch  as the knowledge of the a Saviour has come into the world  through the testimony of the Jews even so shall a <the> knowledge of  a Saviour come unto my people and to the Nephites and to the  Jacobites and the Jos[e]phites and the Zoramites through  the testimony of their fathers and this testimony shall come to  the knowledge of the Lamanites and the Lemuelites and the  Ishmaelites who dwindled in unbelief because of the <iniquities> unbelief  of their of fathers whom the Lord has suffered to destroy their  bretheren, the nephites because of their iniquities and abominatio  abominations and for this very purpose are the plates preserved containing these  records that the promises of the Lord might be fulfilled which he made  to his people and that the Lamanites might come to a knowledge of  their fathers and that they might know the promises of the Lord  and that they might believe the Gospel and rely on the  merits of Jesus Christ and be glorified through faith in his  name and that through their repentance they might be saved [p. 16]
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JS, History, [ca. 1841], fair copy; handwriting of Howard Coray

6 May 1817–16 Jan. 1908. Bookkeeper, clerk, teacher, farmer. Born in Dansville, Steuben Co., New York. Son of Silas Coray and Mary Stephens. Moved to Providence, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, ca. 1827; to Williams, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, by 1830; and...

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See also source note for JS History, circa 1841, draft.

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