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Revelation, 25 December 1832 [D&C 87]

A Prophecy given Decm. 25th 1832
Verily thus saith the Lord, concerning the wars that will shortly come to pass begining at the rebellion of South Carolina which will eventually terminate in the death and missery of many souls, and the days will come that war will be poured out upon all Nations begining at this place for [p. 32]
A Prophecy given Decm. 25th 18321

This heading may have been part of the original inscription. John Whitmer’s copy of the revelation in Revelation Book 1 contained a similar heading, “Prophecy or Commandments given Decem. 25. 1832.” (Revelation Book 1, p. 157, in JSP, MRB:291.)  


Verily thus saith the Lord, concerning the wars  that will shortly come to pass begining at the rebellion  of South Carolina which will eventually terminate  in the death and missery of many souls, and the  days will come that war will be poured out  upon all Nations2

See Book of Mormon, 1830 ed., 34 [1 Nephi 14:15].  


begining at this place for [p. 32]
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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], 25 Dec. 1832. Featured version, titled “A Prophecy given Decm. 25th 1832,” copied [between 22 Jan. and ca. 27 Feb. 1833] in Revelation Book 2, pp. 32–33; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams

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