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By
Former Latter-day Saint Apologist
​Paul Osborne

THE BOOK OF ABRAHAM FACSIMILE NO. 3​​

Original lead plate carved by Reuben Hedlock and approved by Joseph Smith

  ​Revelation, Book of the Law of the Lord

1842
January 28
 
   A Revelation to the twelve concrning the Times
     and Seasons.
 
     Verily thus saith the Lord unto you
my servant Joseph. go and say unto the Twelve
That it is my will to have them take in hand
the Editorial department of the Times and
Seasons according to that manifestation. which
Shall be given unto them by the Power of
My Holy Spirit in the midst of their counsel
   Saith the Lord.   Amen
  
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​​Journal and History of the Church​​


 1842
March 4
Friday

 Exhibeting the Book of Abraham. in the original. To Bro Reuben
Hadlock. so that he might take the size of the several plates 
or cuts. & prepare the blocks for the Times & Seasons. & also 
gave instruction concerning the arrangement of the writing
on the Large cut. illustrating the principles of Astronomy.
(in his office) with other general business 

  
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