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History, circa 1841, fair copy

which thing if ye do and are faithful ye shall be blessed both spiritually and temporally and great shall be your reward Amen
1 Harken my servant John

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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and listen to the words of Jesus Christ your Lord and your Redeemer, for behold I speak unto you with sharpness and with power for mine arm is over all the earth, and will tell you that which no man knoweth, save me and thee alone for many times you have desired of me to know that which would be of the most worth unto you
2 Behold blessed are you for these things and for speaking my words which I have given you according to my commandments. 3 And now behold I say unto you that the thing which will be of the most worth unto you will be to declare repentance unto this people that you may bring souls unto me that you may rest with them in the Kingdom of my Father.
1. Harken my servant Peter

27 Sept. 1809–22 Sept. 1836. Tailor. Born at Fayette, Seneca Co., New York. Son of Peter Whitmer Sr. and Mary Musselman. Baptized by Oliver Cowdery, June 1829, in Seneca Lake, Seneca Co. One of the Eight Witnesses of the Book of Mormon, June 1829. Among six...

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and listen to the words of Jesus Christ your Lord and your Redeemer for behold I speak unto me [you] with sharpness and power for mine arm is over all the earth and I will tell thee what no man knoweth save me and thee alone for many times you have desired of me to know that which would be of the most worth unto you.
2 Behold blessed are you for this thing and for speaking my words which I have given you according to my commandments, 3 Now behold I say unto you that the thing which will be of the most worth unto you will be to declare repentance unto this people that you may bring souls unto me that you may rest with them in the kingdom of my Father Amen [p. 42]
which thing if ye do and are faithful ye shall  be blessed both spiritually and temporally and great shall  be your reward Amen
1 Harken my servant John

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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and listen to the words  of Jesus Christ your Lord and your Redeemer, for  behold I speak unto you with sharpness and with pow er for mine arm is over all the earth, and will tell  you that which no man knoweth, save me and  thee alone for many times you have desired of me  to know that which would be of the most worth unto you
2 Behold blessed are you for these things and  for speaking my words which I have given you accor ding to my commandments. 3 And now behold I say  unto you that the thing which will be of the most worth  unto you will be to declare repentance unto this people  that you may bring souls unto me that you may rest with  them in the Kingdom of my Father.
1. Harken my servant Peter

27 Sept. 1809–22 Sept. 1836. Tailor. Born at Fayette, Seneca Co., New York. Son of Peter Whitmer Sr. and Mary Musselman. Baptized by Oliver Cowdery, June 1829, in Seneca Lake, Seneca Co. One of the Eight Witnesses of the Book of Mormon, June 1829. Among six...

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and listen to the words  of Jesus Christ your Lord and your Redeemer  for behold I speak unto me [you] with sharpness and  power for mine arm is over all the earth and I will  tell thee what no man knoweth save me and thee  alone for many times you have desired of me to know that  which would be of the most worth unto you.
2 Behold blessed are you for this thing and for spe aking my words which I have given you according to my  commandments, 3 Now behold I say unto you that  the thing which will be of the most worth unto you will  be to declare repentance unto this people that you  may bring souls unto me that you may rest with  them in the kingdom of my Father Amen [p. 42]
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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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