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History, circa 1841, fair copy

let him thrust in his sickle with his might and reap while the day lasts that he may treasure up for his soul everlasting Salvation in the kingdom of God. Yea whosoever will thrust in his sickle and reap the same is called of God Therefore if you will ask of me you shall recieve if you knock it shall be opened unto you
3 Now as you have asked behold I say unto you keep my commandments and seek to bring forth and establish the cause of Zion
4 Behold I speak unto you and also all those who have desires to bring forth and establish this work; and no man can assist in this work except he shall be humble and full of love having faith hope and charity being temperate in all things whatsoever shall be entrusted to his care
5 Behold I am the light and the life of the world that speaketh these words therefore give heed with your might and then you are called Amen
In the beginning of June a son

7 Jan. 1805–25 Jan. 1888. Farmer, livery keeper. Born near Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania. Son of Peter Whitmer Sr. and Mary Musselman. Raised Presbyterian. Moved to Ontario Co., New York, shortly after birth. Attended German Reformed Church. Arranged...

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of Peter Whitmer Sr.

14 Apr. 1773–13 Aug. 1854. Farmer. Born at Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania. Son of Peter Whitmer and likely Maria Salome. Member of Presbyterian church. Married Mary Musselman, before 1798, in Pennsylvania. Lived in Lebanon Township, Dauphin Co., by...

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of Fayette

Located in northern part of county between Seneca and Cayuga lakes. Area settled, by 1790. Officially organized as Washington Township, 14 Mar. 1800. Name changed to Fayette, 6 Apr. 1808. Population in 1830 about 3,200. Population in 1840 about 3,700. Significant...

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, Seneca, Co, NY with whom I had formed an acquaintance shortly after commencing the translation: came to the place where we were living; with a carriage to take us to his father

14 Apr. 1773–13 Aug. 1854. Farmer. Born at Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania. Son of Peter Whitmer and likely Maria Salome. Member of Presbyterian church. Married Mary Musselman, before 1798, in Pennsylvania. Lived in Lebanon Township, Dauphin Co., by...

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s residence there to remain until we should finish the work He proposed to gratuitously give us our board and the assistance of one of his brothers to write as well as his own when convenient Having need of such timely aid and being informed that the people of the neighborhood were anxious to enquire into these things, we accepted the invitation and accompanied him home where we remained [p. 40]
let him thrust in his sickle with his might  and reap while the day lasts that he may treasure up  for his soul everlasting Salvation in the kingdom  of God. Yea whosoever will thrust in his sickle  and reap the same is called of God Therefore if you  will ask of me you shall recieve if you knock it shall  be opened unto you
3 Now as you have asked behold I say unto you keep my  commandments and assist seek to bring forth and  establish Zion the cause of of Zion
4 Behold I speak unto you and also all those who have  desires to bring forth and establish this work; and  no man can assist in this work except he shall be  humble and full of love having faith hope and  charity being temperate in all things whatsoever shall  be entrusted to his care
5 Behold I am the light and the life of the world that speak eth these words therefore give heed with your might and then  you are called Amen
In the beginning of June a son

7 Jan. 1805–25 Jan. 1888. Farmer, livery keeper. Born near Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania. Son of Peter Whitmer Sr. and Mary Musselman. Raised Presbyterian. Moved to Ontario Co., New York, shortly after birth. Attended German Reformed Church. Arranged...

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 of Peter Whitmer [Sr.]

14 Apr. 1773–13 Aug. 1854. Farmer. Born at Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania. Son of Peter Whitmer and likely Maria Salome. Member of Presbyterian church. Married Mary Musselman, before 1798, in Pennsylvania. Lived in Lebanon Township, Dauphin Co., by...

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of Fayette

Located in northern part of county between Seneca and Cayuga lakes. Area settled, by 1790. Officially organized as Washington Township, 14 Mar. 1800. Name changed to Fayette, 6 Apr. 1808. Population in 1830 about 3,200. Population in 1840 about 3,700. Significant...

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, Seneca, Co, NY with  whom I had formed an acquaintance shortly after  commencing the translation: came to the place where  I was residing we were residing living; with a carriage  to take us to the his father

14 Apr. 1773–13 Aug. 1854. Farmer. Born at Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania. Son of Peter Whitmer and likely Maria Salome. Member of Presbyterian church. Married Mary Musselman, before 1798, in Pennsylvania. Lived in Lebanon Township, Dauphin Co., by...

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s residence there to remain  until we should finish the work He proposed to  gratuitously give us our board and the assistance  of one of his brothers to write as well as his own  when convenient Having need of such timely aid  and being informed that the people of that the  neighborhood were anxious to enquire into these things,  we accepted the invitation and accompanied  him home where we remained [p. 40]
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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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