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Revelation, 18 October 1835

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Lord decended upon J. Smith Jr— the seer  and he propheced: saying the L◊◊d has show[e]d  to me this day by the Spirit of Revelation  that the distress, and sickness that has hereto  fore prevailed among the children of Zion  will be mitigated from this time forth.
And it came to pass that some of  the first Elders or President of the church  receivd a Prophetic blessing by revelation  through the mean prepared in the last days  to receive the word of the Lord. J. Smith.  Jr. Therefore Joseph dictated blessings  for himself Hyrum Smith, Sidney Rigdon,  F[rederick] G. Williams, Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer,  W[illiam] W. Phelps and myself. As you will find  recorded in the Patriarchal blessing Book  in Kirtland Ohio— Book A. Pages.— [p. 82]
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Revelation, Kirtland, OH, 18 Oct. 1835; handwriting of John Whitmer; in Book of John Whitmer, p. 82; CCLA.

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