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Source: Church History Vol. 1 Chapter 10 Page: 201 (~1832-1833)

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JOSEPH and the brethren who were to accompany him left Kirtland on the nineteenth of June and were among the first to arrive at Independence. But few of the details of the travels of the several elders who went to Missouri have been preserved. They would doubtless be very interesting, but we must be content with such as we have. Joseph's account of so long, and doubtless so eventful a journey, is very short. It is as follows:-

"On the l9th of June, in company with Sidney Rigdon, Martin Harris, Edward Partridge, W. W. Phelps, Joseph Coe, A. S. Gilbert and his wife, I started from Kirtland, Ohio, for the land of Missouri, agreeable to the commandment before received, wherein it was promised that if we were faithful, the land of our inheritance, even the place for the city of the New Jerusalem, should be revealed. We

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