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Revelation, 12 March 1832 [D&C 79]

A Revelation given to Jerad [Jared] Carter March 12th 1832  in Hiram Pordage [Portage] County Ohio, ——
Verily verily I say unto you that it is my  will that my Servant Jerad should go again  into the eastern countries from place, to place,  and from City, City, in the power of the ordinence  wherewith he has been ordained proclaiming  glad tidings of great joy even the everlasting  gospel and I will send upon him the comforter  which shall teach him the truth and his  way whither he shall go and in as much as he  is faithful I will crown him again with sheaves  wherefore let your heart be glad my servant  Jerad and fear not saith your Lord even  Jesus Christ Amen—— [p. 12]
Hyrum Smith baptized Jared Carter in June 1831 and ordained him a priest. Carter departed Ohio that fall on his first mission, serving in New York and Vermont. Upon his return, Carter visited JS at Hiram, Ohio, and sought information concerning his next assignment. This revelation directed Carter to return to the eastern states to preach. After a Kirtland conference of elders appointed JS’s brother-in-law Calvin Stoddard as Carter’s companion, Carter ordained Stoddard to the priesthood office of teacher, and they commenced their mission on 15 April 1832.
In March 1832, Frederick G. Williams recorded this text in Revelation Book 2, where it is designated “A Revelation given to Jared Carter March 12th 1832 in Hiram Pordage County Ohio.” John Whitmer subsequently copied this revelation with the same date and place into Revelation Book 1. The 1835 Doctrine and Covenants included this revelation and dated it March 1832 but gave no location.

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