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History, circa 1841, fair copy

name’s glory— For thus saith the Lord God, him have I inspired to move the cause of Zion in mighty power for good and his diligence I know and his prayers I have heard yea his weeping for Zion I have seen and I will cause that he shall mourn for her no longer for his days of rejoicing are come unto the remission of his sins and the manifestations of my blessings upon his works
3 For behold I bless all those who labor in my vineyard with a mighty blessing and they shall believe on his words which are given him through me by the Comfoter which manifesteth that Jesus was crucified by sinful men for the sins of the world yea for the remission of sins unto the contrite heart Wherefore it behooveth me that he should be ordained by you (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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) mine apostle this being an ordinance unto you that you are an elder under his hand he being the first unto you that you might be an elder unto the Church of Christ bearing my name and the first preacher of this church unto the church and before the world yea before the Gentiles: yea and thus saith the Lord God lo lo to the Jews also Amen
Accordingly we proceeded to ordain several of the bretheren— to different offices of the priesthood as the spirit revealed to us. We here obtained a witness of the blessings and power of the Holy Ghost bestowed upon us through the grace of God and several persons became convinced of the truth and were afterwards baptized, among whom were my Father

12 July 1771–14 Sept. 1840. Cooper, farmer, teacher, merchant. Born at Topsfield, Essex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Asael Smith and Mary Duty. Nominal member of Congregationalist church at Topsfield. Married to Lucy Mack by Seth Austin, 24 Jan. 1796, at Tunbridge...

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and Mother

8 July 1775–14 May 1856. Oilcloth painter, nurse, fund-raiser, author. Born at Gilsum, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire. Daughter of Solomon Mack Sr. and Lydia Gates. Moved to Montague, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, 1779; to Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont, 1788...

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and we obtained the consolation that we were members of the Church of Jesus Christ organized in accordance with the commandments of God and acknowledged by him [to] be the same as that instituted [p. 67]
name’s glory— For thus saith the Lord God,  him have I inspired to move the cause of Zion  in mighty power for good and his diligence I  know and his prayers I have heard yea his w eeping for Zion I have seen and I will cause that  he shall mourn for her no longer for his days of rej oicing are come unto the remission of his sins and the  manifestations of my blessings upon his works
3 For behold I bless all those who labor in my  vineyard with a mighty blessing and they shall belie ve on his words which are given him through me  by the Comfoter which manifesteth that Jesus was  crucified by sinful men for the sins of the world  yea for the remission of sins unto the contrite  heart Wherefore it behooveth me that he should  be ordained by you (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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) mine ap ostle this being an ordinance unto you that you are  an elder under his hand he being the first unto  you that you might be an elder unto the Church  of Christ bearing my name and the first preacher  of this church unto the church and before the  world yea before the Gentiles: yea and thus saith  the Lord God lo lo to the Jews also Amen
Accordingly we proceeded to ordain several  of the bretheren— to different offices of the priesthood  as the spirit revealed to us. We here obtained a  witness of the blessings and power of the Holy Ghost  bestowed upon us through the grace of God and  several persons became convinced of the truth and  were afterwards baptized, among whom were my Fath er

12 July 1771–14 Sept. 1840. Cooper, farmer, teacher, merchant. Born at Topsfield, Essex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Asael Smith and Mary Duty. Nominal member of Congregationalist church at Topsfield. Married to Lucy Mack by Seth Austin, 24 Jan. 1796, at Tunbridge...

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and Mother

8 July 1775–14 May 1856. Oilcloth painter, nurse, fund-raiser, author. Born at Gilsum, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire. Daughter of Solomon Mack Sr. and Lydia Gates. Moved to Montague, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, 1779; to Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont, 1788...

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and we obtained the consolation that  we were members of the Church of Jesus Christ organized  in accordance with the commandments of God and  acknowledged by him [to] be the same as that instituted [p. 67]
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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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