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Revelation, 5 January 1833

Januery 5
Behold I Say unto you my Servent Frederick [G. Williams]

28 Oct. 1787–10 Oct. 1842. Ship’s pilot, teacher, physician, justice of the peace. Born at Suffield, Hartford Co., Connecticut. Son of William Wheeler Williams and Ruth Granger. Moved to Newburg, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, 1799. Practiced Thomsonian botanical system...

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, Listen to the word of Jesu Chrit [Jesus Christ] your Lord and your Redeemer thou hast desired of me to know which would be the most worth unto you, behold blessed art thou for this thing. now I say unto you, my Servant Joseph is called to do a great work and hath need that he may do the work of translation

To produce a new text through a revelatory, rather than scholarly, process, by the “gift and power of God.” In the Book of Mormon, the ancient prophet Mosiah translated records into his own language using “interpreters,” or “two stones which was fastened ...

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for the salvation of souls— Verily verily I say unto you thou art calld to be a Councillor

The highest presiding body of the church. An 11 November 1831 revelation stated that the president of the high priesthood was to preside over the church. JS was ordained as president of the high priesthood on 25 January 1832. In March 1832, JS appointed two...

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& scribe unto my servant Joseph Let thy farm be consecratd

The dedicating of money, lands, goods, or one’s own life for sacred purposes. Both the New Testament and Book of Mormon referred to some groups having “all things common” economically; the Book of Mormon also referred to individuals who consecrated or dedicated...

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for bringing forth of the revelations and thou shalt be blessed and lifted up at the last day even so Amen [p. [1]]
Januery 5
Behold I Say unto you my Servent  Frederick [G. Williams]

28 Oct. 1787–10 Oct. 1842. Ship’s pilot, teacher, physician, justice of the peace. Born at Suffield, Hartford Co., Connecticut. Son of William Wheeler Williams and Ruth Granger. Moved to Newburg, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, 1799. Practiced Thomsonian botanical system...

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, Listen to the word of Jesu Chrit [Jesus Christ]  your Lord and your Redeemer thou hast desired  of me to know which would be the most worth  unto you, behold blessed art tho[u] for this  thing. now I say unto you, my Servant  Joseph is called to do a great work and  hath need that he may do the work of  translation

To produce a new text through a revelatory, rather than scholarly, process, by the “gift and power of God.” In the Book of Mormon, the ancient prophet Mosiah translated records into his own language using “interpreters,” or “two stones which was fastened ...

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for the salvation of souls— Verily  verily I say unto you thou art calld  to be a Councillor

The highest presiding body of the church. An 11 November 1831 revelation stated that the president of the high priesthood was to preside over the church. JS was ordained as president of the high priesthood on 25 January 1832. In March 1832, JS appointed two...

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& scribe unto my servant  Joseph Let thy farm be consecratd

The dedicating of money, lands, goods, or one’s own life for sacred purposes. Both the New Testament and Book of Mormon referred to some groups having “all things common” economically; the Book of Mormon also referred to individuals who consecrated or dedicated...

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f[o]r  bringing forth of the revelations and tho[u]  shalt be blessed and lifted up at  the last day even so Amen [p. [1]]
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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, 5 Jan. 1834 [1833]; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams

28 Oct. 1787–10 Oct. 1842. Ship’s pilot, teacher, physician, justice of the peace. Born at Suffield, Hartford Co., Connecticut. Son of William Wheeler Williams and Ruth Granger. Moved to Newburg, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, 1799. Practiced Thomsonian botanical system...

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