Commandment relative to Presiding H. Priest, elder, priest, teacher & deacon & the authority of a bishop
Newel Kimball Whitney papers
Smith, Joseph (voice)
Handwritten version of revelation published in the current Doctrine and Covenants as Section 107 (verses 59-89, 92, 99-100). This is a revelation on the organization of priesthood quorums, including primarily instructions on the duties of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, bishops, First Presidency, and quorum presidents. Although this section was recorded in 1835, the verses that make up this manuscript are actually from a revelation given through Joseph Smith on 11 November 1831. This section was associated with the organization of the Quorum of the Twelve in February and March 1835. Joseph likely delivered it in the presence of those who were preparing to depart 3 May 1835, on their first quorum mission.