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Revelation, 19 January 1841 [D&C 124]

well pleased; behold he aspireth to establish his counsel instead of the counsel which I have ordained, even the presidency of my Church, and he setteth up a golden calf, for the worship of my people. Let no man go from this place who had come here, assaying to keep my commandments; if they live here let them live unto me, and if they die here let them die unto me, for they shall rest from all their labors here, and shall continue their works. Therefore let my servant William

8 Sept. 1809–12/19 Jan. 1892. Merchant, millwright, physician. Born in Co. Tyrone, Ireland. Son of Richard Law and Ann Hunter. Immigrated to U.S. and settled in Springfield Township, Mercer Co., Pennsylvania, by 1820. Moved to Delaware Township, Mercer Co...

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put his trust in me, and cease to fear concerning his family because of the sickness of the land, If ye love me Keep my commandments and the sickness of the land shall redound to your glory.
Let my Servant William

8 Sept. 1809–12/19 Jan. 1892. Merchant, millwright, physician. Born in Co. Tyrone, Ireland. Son of Richard Law and Ann Hunter. Immigrated to U.S. and settled in Springfield Township, Mercer Co., Pennsylvania, by 1820. Moved to Delaware Township, Mercer Co...

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go and proclaim mine everlasting gospel with a loud voice and with great joy as he shall be moved upon by my spirit unto the inhabitants of Warsaw

Located at foot of Des Moines Rapids of Mississippi River at site of three military forts: Fort Johnson (1814), Cantonment Davis (1815–1818), and Fort Edwards (1816–1824). First settlers participated in fur trade. Important trade and shipping center. Post...

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and also unto the inhabitants of Carthage

Located eighteen miles southeast of Nauvoo. Settled 1831. Designated Hancock Co. seat, Mar. 1833. Incorporated as town, 27 Feb. 1837. Population in 1839 about 300. Population in 1844 about 400. Site of anti-Mormon meetings and resolutions, early 1840s. Site...

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. and also unto the inhabitants of Madison and also unto the inhabitants of Burlington

Located in southeastern Iowa on west bank of Mississippi River. Site selected for construction of fort, 1805. Area settled, ca. 1833, by Europeans. Laid out, 1834. Incorporated 1837. Designated capital of Wisconsin Territory, 1837; capital of Iowa Territory...

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and await patiently and diligently for further instructions at my general Conference saith the Lord. If he will do my will let him from henceforth hearken to the Counsel of my servant Joseph and with his interest support the cause of the poor and publish the new translation of my holy word unto the inhabitants of the earth, and if he will do this I will bless him with a multiplicity of blessings, that he shall not be forsaken, nor his seed be found begging bread.
And, again, verily I say unto you that my servant William

8 Sept. 1809–12/19 Jan. 1892. Merchant, millwright, physician. Born in Co. Tyrone, Ireland. Son of Richard Law and Ann Hunter. Immigrated to U.S. and settled in Springfield Township, Mercer Co., Pennsylvania, by 1820. Moved to Delaware Township, Mercer Co...

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, be appointed, ordained, and anointed as a counsillor unto my servant Joseph in the room of my servant Hyrum

9 Feb. 1800–27 June 1844. Farmer, cooper. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Randolph, Orange Co., 1802; to Tunbridge, before May 1803; to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by...

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, that my servant Hyrum

9 Feb. 1800–27 June 1844. Farmer, cooper. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Randolph, Orange Co., 1802; to Tunbridge, before May 1803; to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by...

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may take the office of priesthood and patriarch, which was appointed unto him by his father

12 July 1771–14 Sept. 1840. Cooper, farmer, teacher, merchant. Born at Topsfield, Essex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Asael Smith and Mary Duty. Nominal member of Congregationalist church at Topsfield. Married to Lucy Mack by Seth Austin, 24 Jan. 1796, at Tunbridge...

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by blessing and also by right, that from henceforth he shall hold the keys of the patriarchal blessings upon the heads of all my people, that who ever he blesses shall be blessed, and who ever he curseth shall be cursed, that whatsoever he shall bind on the earth shall be bound in heaven, and, that whatsoever he shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven, and from this time forth I appoint unto him, that he may be a prophet and a Seer and a revelator unto my church as well as my servant Joseph that he may act in concert also, with my servant Joseph, and that he shall receive counsel from my servant Joseph, who shall shew unto him the keys whereby he may ask and [p. 10]
well pleased; behold he aspireth to establish his counsel  instead of the counsel which I have ordained, even  the presidency of my Church, and he setteth up a  golden calf, for the worship of my people. Let no man  go from this place who had come here, assaying to keep  my commandments; if they live here let them live unto  me, and if they die here let them die unto me, for they  shall rest from all their labors here, and shall continue  their works. Therefore let my servant William

8 Sept. 1809–12/19 Jan. 1892. Merchant, millwright, physician. Born in Co. Tyrone, Ireland. Son of Richard Law and Ann Hunter. Immigrated to U.S. and settled in Springfield Township, Mercer Co., Pennsylvania, by 1820. Moved to Delaware Township, Mercer Co...

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put his  trust in me, and cease to fear concerning his family  because of the sickness of the land, If ye love me Keep  my commandments and the sickness of the land  shall redound to your glory.
Let my Servant William

8 Sept. 1809–12/19 Jan. 1892. Merchant, millwright, physician. Born in Co. Tyrone, Ireland. Son of Richard Law and Ann Hunter. Immigrated to U.S. and settled in Springfield Township, Mercer Co., Pennsylvania, by 1820. Moved to Delaware Township, Mercer Co...

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go and proclaim  mine everlasting gospel with a loud voice and with  great joy as he shall be moved upon by my spirit unto  the inhabitants of Warsaw

Located at foot of Des Moines Rapids of Mississippi River at site of three military forts: Fort Johnson (1814), Cantonment Davis (1815–1818), and Fort Edwards (1816–1824). First settlers participated in fur trade. Important trade and shipping center. Post...

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and also unto the inhabitants  of Carthage

Located eighteen miles southeast of Nauvoo. Settled 1831. Designated Hancock Co. seat, Mar. 1833. Incorporated as town, 27 Feb. 1837. Population in 1839 about 300. Population in 1844 about 400. Site of anti-Mormon meetings and resolutions, early 1840s. Site...

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. and also unto the inhabitants of Madison  and also unto the inhabitants of Burlington

Located in southeastern Iowa on west bank of Mississippi River. Site selected for construction of fort, 1805. Area settled, ca. 1833, by Europeans. Laid out, 1834. Incorporated 1837. Designated capital of Wisconsin Territory, 1837; capital of Iowa Territory...

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and  await patiently and diligently for further instructions  at my general Conference saith the Lord. <If he will do my will> let him from  henceforth hearken to the Counsel of my servant Joseph  and with his interest support the cause of the poor  and publish the new translation of my holy word  unto the inhabitants of the earth, and if he will do this  I will bless him with a multiplicity of blessings, that  he shall not be forsaken, nor his seed be found begging  bread.
And, again, verily I say unto you that my servant  William

8 Sept. 1809–12/19 Jan. 1892. Merchant, millwright, physician. Born in Co. Tyrone, Ireland. Son of Richard Law and Ann Hunter. Immigrated to U.S. and settled in Springfield Township, Mercer Co., Pennsylvania, by 1820. Moved to Delaware Township, Mercer Co...

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, be appointed, ordained, and anointed as a coun sillor unto my servant Joseph in the room of my ser vant Hyrum

9 Feb. 1800–27 June 1844. Farmer, cooper. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Randolph, Orange Co., 1802; to Tunbridge, before May 1803; to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by...

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, that my servant Hyrum

9 Feb. 1800–27 June 1844. Farmer, cooper. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Randolph, Orange Co., 1802; to Tunbridge, before May 1803; to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by...

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may take the office  of priesthood and patriarch, which was appointed unto  him by his father

12 July 1771–14 Sept. 1840. Cooper, farmer, teacher, merchant. Born at Topsfield, Essex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Asael Smith and Mary Duty. Nominal member of Congregationalist church at Topsfield. Married to Lucy Mack by Seth Austin, 24 Jan. 1796, at Tunbridge...

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by blessing and also by right, that  from henceforth he shall hold the keys of the patriarchal  blessings upon the heads of all my people, that who ever  he blesses shall be blessed, and who ever he curseth shall  be cursed, that whatsoever he shall bind on the earth  shall be bound in heaven, and, that whatsoever he shall  loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven, and from this  time forth I appoint unto him, that he may be a prophet  and a Seer and a revelator unto my church as well  as my servant Joseph that he may act in concert  also, with my servant Joseph, and that he shall  receive counsel from my servant Joseph, who shall  shew unto him the keys whereby he may ask and [p. 10]
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