Letter to Saints in Kirtland, 19 October 1840

P.S. Elder Almon Babbit is instructed to hold the keys of  the Lords House of the Lord. We therefore hope that they will  be put into his hands as he will hold them for the benefit of  the Church and subject to our instructions
J Smith Jr.
JS and Hyrum Smith, letter, Nauvoo, IL, to the Saints in Kirtland, OH, 19 Oct. 1840; handwriting of Howard Coray; in JS Letterbook 2, pp. 188–190; JS Collection, CHL.