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History, circa 1841, fair copy

mystery for behold I will gather them as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings if they will not harden their hearts Yea if they will come they may and partake of the waters of life freely.
16 Behold this is my doctrine whosoever repenteth and cometh unto me the same is my Church whosoever declareth more or less than this the Same is not of me but is against me therefore he is not of my church
17 And now behold whosoever is of my church and endureth of my church to the end him will I establish upon my rock and the gates of hell shall not prevail against him And now remember the words of him who is the life and the light of the world Your Redeemer your Lord and your God
I did not however immediately commence translating but tilled a small farm which I purchased of my father in law

21 Mar. 1763–11 Jan. 1839. Farmer, hunter, innkeeper. Born in Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Reuben Hale and Diantha Ward. Member of Methodist church. Moved to Wells, Albany Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), ca. 1771, to live with...

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to provide for my family In this month of Feby 1829 my father

12 July 1771–14 Sept. 1840. Cooper, farmer, teacher, merchant. Born at Topsfield, Essex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Asael Smith and Mary Duty. Nominal member of Congregationalist church at Topsfield. Married to Lucy Mack by Seth Austin, 24 Jan. 1796, at Tunbridge...

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came to visit me at which time I obtained the following Revoelation for him
Now behold a marvellous work is about to come forth among the children of man therefore O ye that embark in the service of God see that you serve him with all your heart might and strenght that you may stand blameless before God at the last day Therefore if you have desires to serve God ye are called to work for behold the field is white allready to harvest and lo he that thrusteth in his Sickle with all his might the same layeth up in Store that he perish not but bringeth Salvation to his [p. 22]
mystery for behold I will gather them as a hen gath ereth her chickens under her wings if they will not  heard harden their [hearts] Yea if they will come they may and  partake of the waters of life freely.
16 Behold this is my doctrine whosoever repenteth  and cometh unto me the same is my Church  whosoever declareth more or less than this the  Same is not of me but is against me therefore  he is not of my church
17 And now behold whosoever is not of my church  and endureth of my church to the end him will  I establish upon my rock and the gates of hell  shall not prevail against him And now rem ember remember the words of him who is the life  and the light of the world Your Redeemer your Lord  and your God
I did not however immediately commence trans lating but tilled a small farm which I purchased  of my father in law

21 Mar. 1763–11 Jan. 1839. Farmer, hunter, innkeeper. Born in Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Reuben Hale and Diantha Ward. Member of Methodist church. Moved to Wells, Albany Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), ca. 1771, to live with...

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to provide for my family  In this month of Feby 1829 my father

12 July 1771–14 Sept. 1840. Cooper, farmer, teacher, merchant. Born at Topsfield, Essex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Asael Smith and Mary Duty. Nominal member of Congregationalist church at Topsfield. Married to Lucy Mack by Seth Austin, 24 Jan. 1796, at Tunbridge...

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came to  visit me at which time I came to visit obtained  the following Revoelation for him
Now behold a marvellous work is about to to come  forth among the children of man therefore O ye that  embark in the service of the Lord God see that  you serve him with all your heart might and  strenght that you may stand blameless before  God at the last day Therefore if you have desires to  serve God ye are called to work in his vineyard  for behold the field is white allready to harvest and lo  lo lo he that thrusteth in his Sickle with all  his might the same layeth up in Store that  he perish not but bringeth Salvation to his [p. 22]
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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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; 100 pages; CHL.
See also source note for JS History, circa 1841, draft.

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