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Revelation, 25 January 1832–A [D&C 75:1–22]

their journey into the eastern countries and behold and lo I am with them also even unto the end.
And again I say unto my servent Asa Dodds

?–? Baptized into LDS church and ordained an elder, by 4 Feb. 1831. Accompanied Orson Pratt on mission from Missouri to Indiana, where he remained while Pratt went on to Ohio, 1831. Appointed to serve mission to the West with Calves Wilson, Jan. 1832. Resided...

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and unto my servent Calvas Calves Wilson that they also shall take their journey unto the western countries and proclaim my gospel even as I have commended

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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them and he who is faithfull shall over come all things and shall be lifted up at the last day and again I say unto my servent Major N. Ashley and my Servent Burr Riggs

17 Apr. 1811–1860. Botanist, physician. Born in Oxford, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Gideon Riggs and Susan Picher. Baptized into LDS church and ordained an elder, before 3 June 1831. Ordained a high priest, 25 Oct. 1831, in Orange, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio...

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take their journey also unto the south countries yea let all these take their journey as I have commended them going from house to house and from village to village and from City to City and in whatsoever house ye enter and they receive you leave your blessings upon that house and in whatsoever house ye enter and they receive you not ye shall depart speedily from that house and shake off the dust of your feet as a testimoney against them and you shall be filled with joy and gladness and know this that in the day of judgement you shall be judges of that house and condemn them and it shall be more tollarable for the heathen in the day of judgement than for that house therefore gird up your loines and be faithfull and ye shall over come all things and be lifted up at the last day even so Amen [1/4 page blank]
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their journey into the eastern countries and behold and  lo I am with them also even unto the end.
And again I say unto my servent Asa [Dodds]

?–? Baptized into LDS church and ordained an elder, by 4 Feb. 1831. Accompanied Orson Pratt on mission from Missouri to Indiana, where he remained while Pratt went on to Ohio, 1831. Appointed to serve mission to the West with Calves Wilson, Jan. 1832. Resided...

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and unto  my servent Calvas [Calves Wilson] that they also shall take their  journey unto the western countries and  proclaim my gospel even as I have commended

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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them  and he who is faithfull shall over come all things  and shall be lifted up at the last day and again  I say unto my servent Major [N. Ashley] and my Servent Burr [Riggs]

17 Apr. 1811–1860. Botanist, physician. Born in Oxford, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Gideon Riggs and Susan Picher. Baptized into LDS church and ordained an elder, before 3 June 1831. Ordained a high priest, 25 Oct. 1831, in Orange, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio...

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 take their journey also unto the south countries yea  let all these take their journey as I have commend ed them going from house to house and from village  to village and from City to City and in whatsoever  house ye enter and they receive you leave your blessings  upon that house and in whatsoever house ye enter and  they receive you not ye shall depart speedily from  that house and shake off the dust of your feet as  a testimoney against <them> and you shall be filled with  joy and gladness and know this that in the day of  judgement you shall be judges of that house and  condemn them and it shall be <more> tollarable for  the heathen in the day of judgement than for  that house therefore gird up your loines and be  faithfull and ye shall over come all things and  be lifted up at the last day even so Amen [1/4 page blank]
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At a conference in Amherst

Located in northeastern Ohio on southern shore of Lake Erie. Area settled, ca. 1810. County organized, 1824. Formed from Black River Township, Dec. 1829. Population in 1830 about 600. Population in 1840 about 1,200. Parley P. Pratt settled in township, Dec...

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, Ohio, on 25 January 1832, church officers conducted business and received missionary assignments. This revelation commissioned twelve pairs of missionaries and specified their particular assignments. JS was also sustained as president of the church’s high priesthood.
The three extant manuscript versions indicate that this text originated with two revelations dictated the same day. Sidney Rigdon

19 Feb. 1793–14 July 1876. Tanner, farmer, minister. Born at St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. Joined United Baptists, ca. 1818. Preached at Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and vicinity, 1819–1821. Married Phebe...

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recorded this revelation, possibly during the conference. It was retained by Newel K. Whitney

3/5 Feb. 1795–23 Sept. 1850. Trader, merchant. Born at Marlborough, Windham Co., Vermont. Son of Samuel Whitney and Susanna Kimball. Moved to Fairfield, Herkimer Co., New York, 1803. Merchant at Plattsburg, Clinton Co., New York, 1814. Mercantile clerk for...

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. Samuel Smith

13 Mar. 1808–30 July 1844. Farmer, logger, scribe, builder, tavern operator. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, by Mar. 1810; to Lebanon, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, 1811...

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and Orson Hyde

8 Jan. 1805–28 Nov. 1878. Laborer, clerk, storekeeper, teacher, editor, businessman, lawyer, judge. Born at Oxford, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Nathan Hyde and Sally Thorpe. Moved to Derby, New Haven Co., 1812. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, ...

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also made a copy of this revelation between 25 January and 1 February 1832 in Hyde’s collection of revelations. John Whitmer

27 Aug. 1802–11 July 1878. Farmer, stock raiser, newspaper editor. Born in Pennsylvania. Son of Peter Whitmer Sr. and Mary Musselman. Member of German Reformed Church, Fayette, Seneca Co., New York. Baptized by Oliver Cowdery, June 1829, most likely in Seneca...

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copied the text into Revelation Book 1, where it is designated “79 A Revelation given at Amherst in a conference held there to ten Elders. January 25. 1832.” The 1835 Doctrine and Covenants included this revelation, giving the date of January 1832 but no location.

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