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Revelation, 23 April 1834 [D&C 104]

plainly that he is an unfaithful & an unwise steward; but so long as he is in full fellowship & is faithful & wise in his stewardship

One who managed property and goods under the law of consecration; also someone given a specific ecclesiastical responsibility. According to the “Laws of the Church of Christ,” members of the church were to make donations to the bishop, who would record the...

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, this shall be his token unto the Treasurer, that the Treasurer shall not withhold; but in case of transgression the Treasurer shall be subject unto the counsel & voice of the Firm

An organization that supervised the management of church enterprises and properties from 1832 to 1834. In March and April 1832, revelations directed that the church’s publishing and mercantile endeavors be organized. In accordance with this direction, the...

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, & in case the Treasurer is found an unfaithful & an unwise steward, he shall be subject to the counsel & voice of the Firm, & shall be removed out of his place & another shall be appointed in his stead. And again, verily I say unto you concerning [p. [40]]
plainly that he is an unfaithful  & an unwise steward; but so  long as he <is> in full fellowship &  is faithful & wise in his stew ardship

One who managed property and goods under the law of consecration; also someone given a specific ecclesiastical responsibility. According to the “Laws of the Church of Christ,” members of the church were to make donations to the bishop, who would record the...

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, this shall be his token  unto the Treasurer, that the Treas urer shall not withhold; but in  case of transgression the Treasu rer shall be subject unto the  counsel & voice of the Firm

An organization that supervised the management of church enterprises and properties from 1832 to 1834. In March and April 1832, revelations directed that the church’s publishing and mercantile endeavors be organized. In accordance with this direction, the...

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,  & in case the Treasurer is fou nd an unfaithful & an unwise  steward, he shall be subject to  the counsel & voice of the Firm, &  shall be removed out of his  place & another shall be appointed  in his stead. And again, ver ily I say unto you concerning [p. [40]]
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Revelation, Kirtland

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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, OH, 23 Apr. 1834; in Book of Commandments Book C, [pp. 19–43]; handwriting of Orson Pratt

19 Sept. 1811–3 Oct. 1881. Farmer, writer, teacher, merchant, surveyor, editor, publisher. Born at Hartford, Washington Co., New York. Son of Jared Pratt and Charity Dickinson. Moved to New Lebanon, Columbia Co., New York, 1814; to Canaan, Columbia Co., fall...

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; Revelations Collection, CHL. Includes endorsement.

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