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History, circa 1841, fair copy

1 Harken unto the voice of the Lord your God while I speak unto you Emma Smith

10 July 1804–30 Apr. 1879. Scribe, editor, boardinghouse operator, clothier. Born at Willingborough Township (later in Harmony), Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania. Daughter of Isaac Hale and Elizabeth Lewis. Member of Methodist church at Harmony (later in Oakland...

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my daughter for verily I say unto you all those who receive my gospel are sons and daughters in my Kingdom
A Revelation I give unto you concerning my will and if thou art faithful and walk in the paths of virtue before me I will preserve thy life and thou shalt receive an inheritance in Zion. Behold thy sins are forgiven thee and thou art an elect Lady whom I have called.
Murmur not because of the things which thou hast not seen for they are withheld from thee and from the world which is wisdom in me in a time to come
2 And the office of thy calling shall be for a comfort unto my servant Joseph Smith Jr. thy husband in his afflictions with consoling words in the Spirit of meekness. And thou shalt go with him at the time of his going and be unto him for a scribe while there is none to be a scribe for him that I may send my servant 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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whithersoever I will. And thou shalt be ordained under his hand to expound scriptures and to exhort the church according as it shall be given thee by my Spirit for he shall lay his hands upon thee and thou shalt receive the Holy Ghost and thy time shall be given to writing and learning much. And thou needst not fear for thy husband shall support thee in the church: for unto them is his calling that all things might be revealed unto them whatsoever I will according to their faith
3 And verily I say unto thee that thou shalt lay aside the things of this world and seek for the things of a better. And it shall be given thee also to make a selection of sacred hyms as it shall be given thee which is pleasing unto me to [be] had in [p. 84]
1 Harken unto the voice of the Lord your God  while I speak unto you Emma Smith

10 July 1804–30 Apr. 1879. Scribe, editor, boardinghouse operator, clothier. Born at Willingborough Township (later in Harmony), Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania. Daughter of Isaac Hale and Elizabeth Lewis. Member of Methodist church at Harmony (later in Oakland...

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my da ughter for verily I say unto you all those who receive  my gospel are sons and daughters in my Kingdom
A Revelation I give unto you concerning  my will and if thou art faithful and walk in  the paths of virtue before me I will preserve thy  life and thou shalt receive an inheritance in  Zion. Behold thy sins are forgiven thee and  thou art an elect Lady whom I have called.
Murmur not because of the things which thou  hast not seen for they are withheld from thee  and from the world which is wisdom in me  in a time to come
2 And the office of thy calling shall be for  a comfort unto my servant Joseph Smith Jr. thy  husband in his afflictions with consoling words  in the Spirit of meekness. And thou shalt go  with him at the time of his going and be  unto him <for> a scribe while there is none to be a  scribe for him that I may send my servant  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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whithersoever I will. And thou  shalt be ordained under his hand to expound  scriptures and to exhort the church according  as it shall be given thee by my Spirit for he  shall lay his hands upon thee and thou shalt  receive the Holy Ghost and thy time shall be  given to writing and learning much. And  thou needst not fear for thy husband shall  support thee in the church: for unto them is  his calling that all things might be revealed  unto them whatsoever I will according to their  faith
3 And verily I say unto thee that thou shalt  lay aside the things of this world and seek for  the things of a better. And it shall be given thee  also to make a selection of sacred hyms as it shall  be given the[e] which is pleasing unto me to [be] had in [p. 84]
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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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