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Minutes and Blessings, 28 February–1 March 1835

You shall have the gift of faith. You shall have power to heal the sick, open the eyes of the blind; loose the tongue of the dumb and cause the lame to leap as an heart. You shall escape destruction, and bring to pass much righteousness
J. B. Smith’s Blessing
You shall be made mighty in the hand of God in doing good. You shall go from land to land and from city to city. And if you shall command the wicked to be smitten they shall be smitten; and you shall turn rivers out of their course if needful. You shall have power over winds and waves, and if you are faithful, you shall see many seafaring men converted and lead them to Zion. You shall go even to the dark Isles of the sea. All your evil propensities shall be taken from you if you are faithful in your calling. The Angels shall have charge over you and bear you up, even so Amen
Harvey Stanley

21 Dec. 1812–16 Feb. 1862. Stonecutter, dairyman. Born in Vermont. Son of Benjamin Stanley and Ruth. Baptized into LDS church, by Apr. 1834. Participated in Camp of Israel expedition to Missouri, 1834. Labored on temple in Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio. Ordained...

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’s Blessing
You shall receive a part of this ministry to bear Glad tidings to the Gentiles. In the day of pestilence and war you shall be preserved, and no man from this day forth shall despise your youth, but you shall become a polished shaft before God. Your heart shall expand untill you become a man of great wisdom. You shall see the face of your Redeemer and he shall lay his hand upon you. If all nations shall combine against you, You shall be preserved. You shall be sent for by Kings and they shall hear and dismiss thee with honor You shall be spoken of among all nations as one of the wonders of this generation. You shall [p. 166]
You shall have the gift of faith. You  shall have power to heal the sick, open the eyes  of the blind; loose the tongue of the dumb and  cause the lame to leap as an heart. You shall  escape destruction, and bring to pass much righteous ness
J. B. Smith’s Blessing
You shall be made mighty in the hand of  God in doing good. You shall go from land  to land and from city to city. And if you shall  command the wicked to be smitten they shall be  smitten; and you shall turn rivers out of their  course if needful. You shall have power over  winds and waves, and if you are faithful, you  shall see many seafaring men converted and  lead them to Zion. You shall go even to the dark  Isles of the sea. All your evil propensities shall  be taken from you if you are faithful in  your calling. The Angels shall have charge  over you and bear you up, even so Amen
Harvey Stanley

21 Dec. 1812–16 Feb. 1862. Stonecutter, dairyman. Born in Vermont. Son of Benjamin Stanley and Ruth. Baptized into LDS church, by Apr. 1834. Participated in Camp of Israel expedition to Missouri, 1834. Labored on temple in Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio. Ordained...

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s Blessing
You shall receive a part of this ministry to bear Glad  tidings to the Gentiles. In the day of pestilence and war  you shall be preserved, and no man from this day  forth shall despise your youth, but you shall be come a polished shaft before God. Your heart shall  expand untill you become a man of great wis dom. You shall see the face of your Redeemer  and he shall lay his hand upon you. If all  nations shall combine against you, You shall  be preserved. You shall be sent for by Kings and  they shall hear and dismiss thee with honor  You shall be spoken of among all nations  as one of the wonders of this generation. You shall [p. 166]
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Minutes, Kirtland

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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, OH, 28 Feb.–1 Mar. 1835; handwriting of Warren Cowdery

17 Oct. 1788–23 Feb. 1851. Physician, druggist, farmer, editor. Born at Wells, Rutland Co., Vermont. Son of William Cowdery and Rebecca Fuller. Married Patience Simonds, 22 Sept. 1814, in Pawlet, Rutland Co. Moved to Freedom, Cattaraugus Co., New York, 1816...

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; in Minute Book 1, pp. 164–171; CHL.

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