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Revelation, 22 December 1841–B

And the word of the Lord came verily thus Saith the Lord. Let my Servant John Snider

11 Feb. 1800–19 Dec. 1875. Farmer, mason, stonecutter. Born in New Brunswick, Canada. Son of Martin Snyder and Sarah Armstrong. Married Mary Heron, 28 Feb. 1822. Baptized into LDS church, 1836, at Toronto. Ordained a priest, before 1837. Served mission to...

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take a mission. To the Eastern Continent. unto all the conferences that are now sitting in that region & let him carry a package of Epistles, that shall be written by my Servants the 12, making known unto them their duties concerning the boarding of my houses which I have appointed unto you saith the Lord. that they may bring their Gold & their Silver & their precious Stones. & the box tree & the Fir tree. & all fine wood. & beautify the place of my sanctuary saith the Lord. & let him return with all means speedily which shall be put into his hand even so Amen. [p. [1]]
And the word of the Lord came say verily thus  Saith the Lord. Let my Servant John Snider

11 Feb. 1800–19 Dec. 1875. Farmer, mason, stonecutter. Born in New Brunswick, Canada. Son of Martin Snyder and Sarah Armstrong. Married Mary Heron, 28 Feb. 1822. Baptized into LDS church, 1836, at Toronto. Ordained a priest, before 1837. Served mission to...

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take a  mission. To the Eastern Continent. unto all the conferences  that are now sitting in that region & let him carry  a package of Epistles, that shall be written by my  Servants the 12, making known unto them their duties  concer[n]ing the boarding of my houses which I have appoi[n]ted  unto you saith the Lord. that they may bring their  G[old] & their S[ilver] & their precious Stones. & the box tree & th[e]  Fir tree. & all fine wood. & beautify the place of  [m]y sanctuary saith the Lord. & let him return with  all means speedily which shall be put into his hand  even so Amen. [p. [1]]
Revelation, Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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, IL, 22 Dec. 1841; handwriting of Willard Richards

24 June 1804–11 Mar. 1854. Teacher, lecturer, doctor, clerk, printer, editor, postmaster. Born at Hopkinton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Joseph Richards and Rhoda Howe. Moved to Richmond, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, 1813. Moved to Chatham, Columbia...

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; one page; Revelations Collection, CHL.

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