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History, circa 1841, fair copy

Messenger who gave me the following Revelation
1 Listen to the voice of Jesus Christ your Lord and your God and your Redeemer whose word is quick and powerful For behold I say unto you that it mattereth not what ye shall eat or what ye shall drink when ye partake of the sacrament if it so be that ye do it with an eye single to my glory remembering unto the Father my body which was laid down for you and my blood which was shed for the remission of your sins wherefore a commandment I give unto you that you shall not purchase wine neither strong drink of your enemies wherefore ye shall partake of none except it be made new among you yea in this my Fathers. Kingdom which shall be built upon the earth
2 Behold this is wisdom in me wherefore marvel not for the hour cometh that I will drink of the fruit of the vine with you on the earth and with Moroni whom I have sent unto you to reveal the book of Mormon containing the fullness of my everlasting gospel to whom I have committed the Keys of the record of the stick of Ephraim and also with Elias to whom I have committed the Keys of bringing to pass the restoration of all things or the return of all things spoken by the mouth of all the holy Prophets since the world began concerning the last days and also John the son of Zacharias which Zacharias he (Elias) visited and gave a promise that he should have a son and his name should be John and he should be filled with the spirit of Elias which John I have sent unto you my servant Joseph Smith Jr. and 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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to ordain you unto this first priesthood which you have received that you might be called and ordained even as Aaron and also [p. 87]
Messenger who gave me the following Revelation
1 Listen to the voice of Jesus Christ your  Lord and your God and your Redeemer whose  word is quick and powerful For behold  I say unto you that it mattereth not what ye  shall eat or what ye shall drink when ye  partake of the sacrament if it so be that ye  do it with an eye single to my glory remem bering unto the Father my body which was  laid down for you and my blood which  was shed for the remission of your sins where fore a commandment I give unto you that  you shall not purchase wine neither strong  drink of your enemies wherefore ye shall par take of none except it be made new among  you yea in this way my Fathers. Kingdom  which shall be built upon the earth
2 Behold this is wisdom in me wherefore  marvel not for the hour cometh that I will  drink of the fruit of the vine with you on the  earth and with Maroni Moroni whom  I have sent unto you to reveal the book of  Mormon containing the fullness of my everlasting  gospel to whom I have committed the Keys of the  record of the stick of Ephraim and also with  Elias to whom I have committed the Keys of  bringing to pass the restoration of all things or  the return of all things spoken by the mouth by <of> all  the holy Prop[h]ets since the world began concerning  the last days and also John [the son of] Zacharias which  Zacharias he (Elias) visited and gave a promise  that he should have a son and his name should  be John and he should be filled with the spirit  of Elias which John I have sent unto you my  servant Joseph Smith Jr. and 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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 to ordain you unto this first priesthood which  you have received that you might be called  and ordained even as Aaron and also [p. 87]
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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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