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Note, 8 March 1832

and Brother Sidney Rigdon

19 Feb. 1793–14 July 1876. Tanner, farmer, minister. Born at St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. Joined United Baptists, ca. 1818. Preached at Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and vicinity, 1819–1821. Married Phebe...

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to be my councillers of the ministry of the presidency of the high Pristhood

Both the office of the president of the high priesthood and the body comprising the president and his counselors; the presiding body of the church. In November 1831, a revelation directed the appointment of a president of the high priesthood. The individual...

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and from the 16th. of February up to this date have been at home1

The John and Alice (Elsa) Jacobs Johnson home in Hiram, Ohio, where JS and his family lived from September 1831 to September 1832. ([Emma Smith], List, ca. 1845, in Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1844–1845, Miscellany.)  


except a journey to 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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on the 29 Feby and returned home one on the 4th of March. we received a revelation in 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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Likely the revelation of 1 March 1832, which provided for the organization of a firm to manage the publishing and mercantile endeavors of the church. (Revelation, 1 Mar. 1832 [D&C 78].)  


and one since I returned home3

Likely the revelation of 7 March 1832, which assigned Stephen Burnett to embark on a proselytizing mission with Eden Smith. (Revelation, 7 Mar. 1832 [D&C 80].)  


blessed be the name of the Lord—— [p. 11]
and Broth[er] Sidney [Rigdon]

19 Feb. 1793–14 July 1876. Tanner, farmer, minister. Born at St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. Joined United Baptists, ca. 1818. Preached at Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and vicinity, 1819–1821. Married Phebe...

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to be my councillers of the ministry  of the presidency of <th[e]> high Pristhood

Both the office of the president of the high priesthood and the body comprising the president and his counselors; the presiding body of the church. In November 1831, a revelation directed the appointment of a president of the high priesthood. The individual...

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and from the 16th.  of February up to this date have been at home1

The John and Alice (Elsa) Jacobs Johnson home in Hiram, Ohio, where JS and his family lived from September 1831 to September 1832. ([Emma Smith], List, ca. 1845, in Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1844–1845, Miscellany.)  


 except a journey to 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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on the 29 Feby and  returned home one [on] the 4th of March[.] we received a  revelation in 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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Likely the revelation of 1 March 1832, which provided for the organization of a firm to manage the publishing and mercantile endeavors of the church. (Revelation, 1 Mar. 1832 [D&C 78].)  


and one since I returned  home3

Likely the revelation of 7 March 1832, which assigned Stephen Burnett to embark on a proselytizing mission with Eden Smith. (Revelation, 7 Mar. 1832 [D&C 80].)  


blessed be the name of the Lord—— [p. 11]
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Note, [Hiram Township

Area settled by immigrants from Pennsylvania and New England, ca. 1802. Located in northeastern Ohio about twenty-five miles southeast of Kirtland. Population in 1830 about 500. Population in 1840 about 1,100. JS lived in township at home of John and Alice...

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, OH], 8 Mar. 1832, in Revelation Book 2, pp. 10–11; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams

28 Oct. 1787–10 Oct. 1842. Ship’s pilot, teacher, physician, justice of the peace. Born at Suffield, Hartford Co., Connecticut. Son of William Wheeler Williams and Ruth Granger. Moved to Newburg, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, 1799. Practiced Thomsonian botanical system...

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; CHL. For more complete source information, see the source note for Revelation Book 2.

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