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History, circa 1841, fair copy

my church for my soul delighteth in the song of the heart yea the song of the righteous is a prayer unto me and it shall be answered with a blessing upon their heads wherefore lift up thy heart and rejoice and cleave unto the covenant which thou hast made
4 Continue in the spirit of meekness and beware of pride. Let thy soul delight in thy husband and the glory which shall come upon him. Keep my commandments continually and a crown of righteousness thou shalt receive. And except thou do this where I am thou canst not come
And verily verily I say unto you that this is my voice unto all Amen
During the same month the following revelation was given to Joseph Smith Jr. 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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and John Whitmer

27 Aug. 1802–11 July 1878. Farmer, stock raiser, newspaper editor. Born in Pennsylvania. Son of Peter Whitmer Sr. and Mary Musselman. Member of German Reformed Church, Fayette, Seneca Co., New York. Baptized by Oliver Cowdery, June 1829, most likely in Seneca...

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1 Behold I say unto you that you shall let your time be devoted to the studying of the scriptures and to preaching and to confirming the Church at Colesville

Area settled, beginning 1785. Formed from Windsor Township, Apr. 1821. Population in 1830 about 2,400. Villages within township included Harpursville, Nineveh, and Colesville. Susquehanna River ran through eastern portion of township. JS worked for Joseph...

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and to performing your labors on the land such as is required until after you shall go to the west to hold the next conference and then it shall be made known what you shall do.
And all things shall be done by common consent in the Church by much prayer and faith Amen
After we had received the above revelation I commenced arranging and copying the revelations which had been given us in which I was assisted by John Whitmer

27 Aug. 1802–11 July 1878. Farmer, stock raiser, newspaper editor. Born in Pennsylvania. Son of Peter Whitmer Sr. and Mary Musselman. Member of German Reformed Church, Fayette, Seneca Co., New York. Baptized by Oliver Cowdery, June 1829, most likely in Seneca...

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who now resided with me. Whilst thus engaged I received a letter from O. 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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who had returned to Mr. Whitmer [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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’s which caused me much pain and anxiety. I can only give my readers an extract of the contents as the letter is now lost. He wrote to inform me that he [p. 85]
my church for my soul delighteth in the song of  the heart yea the song of the righteous is a  prayer unto me and it shall be answered with  a blessing upon their heads wherefore lift up  thy heart and rejoice and cleave unto the  covenant which thou hast made
4 Continue in the spirit of meekness and  beware of pride. Let thy soul delight in thy  husband and the glory which shall come  upon thee him. Keep my commandments  continually and a crown of righteousness  thou shalt receive. And except thou do  this where I am thou canst not come
And verily verily I say unto you that  this is my voice unto all Amen
During the same month  the following revelation was given to Joseph  Smith Jr. 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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and John Whitmer

27 Aug. 1802–11 July 1878. Farmer, stock raiser, newspaper editor. Born in Pennsylvania. Son of Peter Whitmer Sr. and Mary Musselman. Member of German Reformed Church, Fayette, Seneca Co., New York. Baptized by Oliver Cowdery, June 1829, most likely in Seneca...

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1 Behold I say unto you that you shall let  your time be devoted to the studying of the scriptures  and to preaching and to confirming the Church at  Colesville

Area settled, beginning 1785. Formed from Windsor Township, Apr. 1821. Population in 1830 about 2,400. Villages within township included Harpursville, Nineveh, and Colesville. Susquehanna River ran through eastern portion of township. JS worked for Joseph...

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and to performing your labors on the  land such as is required until I after you shall  go to the west to hold the next conference and then  it shall be made known what you shall do.
And all things shall be done by common  consent in the Church by much prayer and  faith Amen
After we had received the above revela tion I commenced arranging and copying the  revelations which had been given us in which  I was assisted by John Whitmer

27 Aug. 1802–11 July 1878. Farmer, stock raiser, newspaper editor. Born in Pennsylvania. Son of Peter Whitmer Sr. and Mary Musselman. Member of German Reformed Church, Fayette, Seneca Co., New York. Baptized by Oliver Cowdery, June 1829, most likely in Seneca...

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who now resided  with me. Whilst thus engaged I received  a letter from O. 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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who had returned  to Mr. Whitmer [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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’s which caused me much  pain and anxiety. I can only give my rea ders an extract of the contents as the letter is  now lost. He wrote to inform me that he [p. 85]
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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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