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Revelation, 12 October 1833 [D&C 100]

On 5 October 1833, JS, Sidney Rigdon, and Freeman Nickerson left Kirtland, Ohio, on a mission to preach to Nickerson’s relatives in New York and Upper Canada. This revelation encouraged both JS and Rigdon to preach boldly and also assured them their families would be cared for.
Rigdon penned a copy of this revelation while he and JS were on their mission, though there was no preface or indication that it was intended to be a formal record. Oliver Cowdery entered it into Revelation Book, 2 where it is identified by the heading “Perrysburgh, Chautauque County New York, Saturday, October 12, 1833,” with the preface “A Revelation to Joseph and Sidney, given them while on their journey to Canada, according to the direction of the Spirit.” The 1835 Doctrine and Covenants includes this revelation with a date of October 1833, at Perrysburgh, New York.

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