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History, circa 1841, fair copy

is the word that we receivd
And the Lord said unto me (John) my beloved) what desirest thou if you ask what you will it shall be granted unto you. And I said unto him Lord give me power over death that I may live and bring souls to thee. And the Lord said unto me verily verily I say unto thee because thou desiredst this thou shalt tarry until I come in my glory and shall prophecy before nations kindreds tongues and people
And for this cause the Lord said unto Peter if I will that he tarry till I come what is that to thee— For he desired that he might bring souls unto me but thou desiredst that thou might speedily come unto me. in my kingdom.
I say unto thee Peter this was a good desire but my beloved has desired that he might do more or a greater work therefore I will make him a flaming fire and a ministering angel
He shall be a minister to those who shall be heirs of salvation who dwell on the earth
I will make thee to minister for him and for thy brother James and unto you three will I give this power and the keys of this ministry until I come. Verily Verily I say unto you ye shall both have according to your desires for ye both joy in that which you have desired.
Whilst continuing the work of translation (during the month of April) Oliver Cowdry

3 Oct. 1806–3 Mar. 1850. Clerk, teacher, justice of the peace, lawyer, newspaper editor. Born at Wells, Rutland Co., Vermont. Son of William Cowdery and Rebecca Fuller. Raised Congregationalist. Moved to western New York and clerked at a store, ca. 1825–1828...

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became exceedingly anxious to have power to translate bestowed upon him and in relation to this desire the following Revelation was obtained
Oliver Cowdry

3 Oct. 1806–3 Mar. 1850. Clerk, teacher, justice of the peace, lawyer, newspaper editor. Born at Wells, Rutland Co., Vermont. Son of William Cowdery and Rebecca Fuller. Raised Congregationalist. Moved to western New York and clerked at a store, ca. 1825–1828...

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Verily Verily I say [p. 31]
is the word that we receivd
And the Lord said unto me  (John) my beloved) what desirest thou if  you ask what you will it shall be granted  unto you. And I said unto him Lord give  me power over death that I may live and br ing souls to thee. And the Lord said unto  me verily verily I say unto thee because thou  desiredst this thou shalt tarry until I come  in my glory and shall prophecy before nat ions kindreds tongues and people
An<d> for this cause the Lord said unto Peter  if I will that he tarry till I come what is th at to thee— For he desired that he might  bring souls unto me but thou desiredst that  thou might speedily come <unto me.> in my kingdom.
I say unto thee Peter this was a good desire  but my beloved has desired that he might do  more or a greater work therefore I will make  him a flaming fire and a ministering angel
Has He shall be a minister to those who shall  be heirs of salvation who dwell on the earth
I will make the[e] to minister for him and for  thy brother James and unto you three will I give  this power and the keys of this ministry until I  come. Verily Verily I say unto you ye shall  both have according to your desires for ye  both joy in that which you have desired.
Whilst continuing the work of translation (during  the month of April) Oliver Cowdry

3 Oct. 1806–3 Mar. 1850. Clerk, teacher, justice of the peace, lawyer, newspaper editor. Born at Wells, Rutland Co., Vermont. Son of William Cowdery and Rebecca Fuller. Raised Congregationalist. Moved to western New York and clerked at a store, ca. 1825–1828...

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became ex ceedingly anxious to have power to translate  bestowed upon him and in relation to this desire  the following Revelation was obtained
Oliver Cowdry

3 Oct. 1806–3 Mar. 1850. Clerk, teacher, justice of the peace, lawyer, newspaper editor. Born at Wells, Rutland Co., Vermont. Son of William Cowdery and Rebecca Fuller. Raised Congregationalist. Moved to western New York and clerked at a store, ca. 1825–1828...

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Verily Verily I say [p. 31]
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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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