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Warren Parrish Copy of Abraham Manuscript, Fall 1835 [Abraham 1:4–2:2]

Warren Parrish Copy of Abraham Manuscript, Fall 1835 [Abraham 1:4–2:2]

<O>unto the fathers, have I Kept even unto  this day.
HAnd I shall endeavour to write some  of these things upon this record, for the  benefit of my posterity that shall  come after me,
HNow the Lord God caused the fam ine to wax sore in the land of Ur, in somuch that Haran my brother died,  but Terah my father yet lived, in the  land of Ur of the Chaldeas, and it  came to pass that I Abram took Sarai  to wife and Nahor, my brother, took Mil cah to wife.
HWho was the daughter of Haran,
H
[p. 6]
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Book of Abraham Manuscript, Kirtland, OH, fall 1835; handwriting of Warren Parrish; six pages; Book of Abraham Manuscripts, ca. 1837–1841, CHL.
Note: When an Egyptian hieratic character appears on the manuscript, it is represented by a stylized “H” in the transcript. The transcript of the Book of Abraham manuscript presented here is used with permission of the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship. It was published earlier, with some differences in style, in Brian M. Hauglid, A Textual History of the Book of Abraham: Manuscripts and Editions (Provo, UT: Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship, Brigham Young University, 2010), 86–107.

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