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Revelation, 24 February 1834 [D&C 103]

if ye cannot obtain five hundred, seek diligently, that peradventure ye may obtain three; & if ye cannot obtain three hundred, seek diligently that peradventure ye may obtain one hundred: But verily I say unto you, a commandment

Generally, a divine mandate that church members were expected to obey; more specifically, a text dictated by JS in the first-person voice of deity that served to communicate knowledge and instruction to JS and his followers. Occasionally, other inspired texts...

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I give unto you that you shall not go up unto the Land of Zion until you have obtained a hundred of the strength of my house, to go up with you unto the land of Zion. Therefore as I said unto you, ask & you shall receive; pray earnestly, that peradventure my [p. [16]]
if ye cannot obtain five hun dred, seek diligently, that  peradventure ye may obtain  three; & if ye cannot obtain  three hundred, seek diligently  that peradventure ye may obtain  one hundred: But verily I say  unto you, a commandment

Generally, a divine mandate that church members were expected to obey; more specifically, a text dictated by JS in the first-person voice of deity that served to communicate knowledge and instruction to JS and his followers. Occasionally, other inspired texts...

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I  give unto you that you shall  not go up unto the Land of  Zion until you have ob tained a hundred of the st rength of my house, to go  up with you unto the  land of Zion. Therefore as  I said unto you, ask & you  shall receive; pray earnest ly, that peradventure my [p. [16]]
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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, 24 Feb. 1834; 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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; in Book of Commandments Book C, pp. [7–18]; Revelations Collection, CHL. Includes endorsement.

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