Errata for Documents, Volume 4

This sheet identifies errors found in Documents, Volume 4: April 1834–September 1835. Minor errors, such as in the format of source citations, are not reported. The errors reported here occur in all printings of the volume and have been corrected in the transcripts, annotation, and reference material presented on this site. This sheet will be updated as additional errors are found. Please report additional errors by emailing josephsmithpapers@ldschurch.org.
Page xxviii, line 27. Change “a September 1830 revelation” to “an 1830 revelation”.
Pages 8–9, note 31. Change “Beaman” to “Beman” in both instances it occurs.
Page 43, note 209. Change “Minute Book 1, 23 June 1834 and 28 Dec. 1835” to “Minute Book 1, 28 Dec. 1834 and 6–7 June 1835”.
Page 43, note 209. Change “Doctrine and Covenants, 1835 ed., title page” to Doctrine and Covenants, 1835 ed., title page, in JSP, R2:311”.
Page 44, line 27. Change “John and Alice Jacobs Johnson” to “John Johnson and Alice Jacobs Johnson”.
Page 44, lines 28–30. Change “1834; unidentified handwriting, possibly William Wilber, who is listed as a recorder for Geauga County; two pages. Featured version copied [ca. 4 Aug. 1834] in Geauga County Deed Records, 1795–1921, vol. 18, pp. 478–479;” to “1834. Featured version copied 4 Aug. 1834 in Geauga County Deed Records, 1795–1921, vol. 18, pp. 478–479; unidentified handwriting, possibly William Wilber, who is listed as a recorder for Geauga County;”
Page 50, line 7. Change “blessings to rest” to “blessings to rest”.
Page 50, line 11. Change “consolation to me that” to “consolation to me that”.
Page 55, caption line 3. Change “8 June 1834” to “9 June 1834”.
Page 86, lines 17 and 18. Delete quote marks around dateline and before “Gent,”.
Page 89, note 424. Change note to read “See, for example, Minutes, 19 Feb. 1834; Minutes, 20 Feb. 1834; and Minutes, 24 Feb. 1834, in JSP, D3:444, 448, 453.”
Page 111, note 78. Change “11th.” to “11th.
Page 116, lines 15–16. Change “on their way to Kickapoos,” to “on their way to the Kickapoos,”.
Page 116, line 18. Change “enterpreter” to “interpreter”.
Page 118, line 5. Add ten asterisks after this paragraph, denoting ellipses.
Page 120, line 4. Change “Minute Book 1, pp. 58–72” to “Minute Book 1, pp. 58–72, 73”.
Page 124, line 30. Change “faultt” to “fault”.
Page 143, line 16 (first column). Change “Justin Morse” to “Justice [Justis] Morse”.
Page 149, line 9 (last column). Remove underline from “45.00”.
Page 151, line 8. Delete “[4 illegible words]”.
Page 172, note 269. Change “Minutes, 3–4 June 1831” to “Minutes, ca. 3–4 June 1831”.
Page 178, line 8. Change “in the name of Lord of truth” to “in the name of the Lord of truth”.
Page 181, lines 22–23. Change “<​be​> appointed” to “<​be ap​>pointed”.
Page 187, line 32. Change “we give out names” to “we give our names”.
Page 200, note 423. Change “p. 174 herein” to “pp. 193, 200 herein”.
Page 204, note 446. Change “See Revelation, Aug. 1830, in Doctrine and Covenants 50:2, 1835 ed.” to “See Revelation, ca. Aug. 1835, p. 411 herein”.
Page 226, line 18. Change “Daniel Stevens” to “Daniel Stevens [Stephens]”.
Page 226, note 39. Change “Jessee Harmon” to “Jesse Harmon”.
Page 232, line 5. Change “may by prolonged” to“may be prolonged”.
Page 233, line 3. Change “remain on the earth until,” to “remain on the earth, until”.
Page 238, note 110. Change “p. 252 herein” to “p. 254 herein”.
Page 248, note179. Change “Revelation, 25 Jan. 1832–A [D&C 75:1–22], in JSP, D2:157” to “Revelation, 25 Jan. 1832–A, in JSP, D2:157 [D&C 75:1–22]”.
Page 255, line 4. Change “Featured version inscribed” to “Featured version copied”.
Page 259, line 3. Change “Daniel Stevens” to “Daniel Stevens [Stephens]”.
Page 263, line 8. Change “You are a strange kind a of man” to “You are a strange kind of a man”.
Page 265, notes 264 and 265. Change “Articles and Covenants, 10 Apr. 1830” to “Articles and Covenants, ca. Apr. 1830”.
Page 283, line 13. Change “Sterry Fish” to “Sterry Fisk”.
Page 286, note 368. Change “This blessing and the blessings of those ordained as seventies on 28 February and 1 March 1835 were recorded in the minutes of the meetings held on those dates.” to “As with this blessing, the text of the blessings of those ordained as seventies on 28 February and 1 March 1835 were recorded in the minutes of the meetings held on those dates.”
Page 298, line 16. Change “aggreeably” to “agreeably”.
Page 303, line 6. Change “Hiram Winter’s” to “Hiram Winter[s]’s”.
Page 303, line 14. Change “Jeremiah B. Smith” to “Jeremiah [Jaazeniah] B. Smith”.
Page 303, note 434. Change “Hiram Winter” to “Hiram Winters”; change “Daniel Stevens” to “Daniel Stephens”.
Page 304, line 3. Change “Daniel Stevens” to “Daniel Stevens [Stephens]”.
Page 305, line 7. Change “Jesse Harmon [Harman]” to “Jesse Harmon”.
Page 305, note 443. Change “Jesse Harman” to “Jesse Harmon”.
Page 326, note 560. Change “Historian’s Office, Journal History of the Church” to “Historical Department, Journal History of the Church”.
Page 327, note 562. Change “Historian’s Office, Journal History of the Church” to “Historical Department, Journal History of the Church”.
Page 328, note 571. Change “p. 84 herein” to “pp. 469–473 herein”.
Page 329, note 578. Change “Historian’s Office, Journal History of the Church” to “Historical Department, Journal History of the Church”.
Page 350, line 21. Change “JS later testified” to “Jonathan Holmes later swore before JS”.
Page 350, note 697. Change “Blessing to Oliver Cowdery, 18 Dec. 1833” to “Blessing to Oliver Cowdery, 2 Oct. 1835”.
Page 350, note 698. Delete this footnote.
Page 361, line 19. Change “Huntington Library” to “Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, CA”.
Page 362, note 4. Change “Historian’s Office, Journal History of the Church” to “Historical Department, Journal History of the Church”.
Page 363, note 7. Change “Historian’s Office, Journal History of the Church” to “Historical Department, Journal History of the Church”.
Page 365, line 28. Change “JS penned a letter” to “JS composed a letter”.
Page 366, note 24. Change “Historian’s Office, JS History, Draft Notes, 5 Nov. 1840” to “JS History, Index, addenda, 3”.
Page 367, line 14. Change “J[ohn] M. Corrill” to “J. M. Corrill [James M. Carrel]”.
Page 368, note 34. Change “Historian’s Office, Journal History of the Church” to “Historical Department, Journal History of the Church”.
Page 370, line 10. Change “his paper letter” to “his paper letter”.
Page 370, line 24. Change “33d <​chap​> 19th verse” to “33d <​chap​> 19th verse”.
Page 371, lines 8 and 9. Remove bolding from “Kirtland Mills | July 21”.
Page 371, line 9. After “July 21”, add footnote: “Postage and postmark in unidentified handwriting.”
Page 371, lines 10–13. Remove bolding from “Sally [&] W.W. Phe.lps | Liberty | Clay Co | Mo.”
Page 371, line 10. Before “Sally”, add footnote: “Address in handwriting of William W. Phelps.”
Page 371, note 49. Delete this footnote.
Page 386, lines 20–24. The first brace should include the two lines with “Sidney Rigdon” and “Oliver Cowdery”; the second brace should include the three lines with “Joseph Smith Junr.”, “&”, and “Frederick G. Williams”.
Page 389, note 171. Change “Job S. Lewis” to “Job Lewis”.
Page 390, note 172. Change “229n57” to “229n58”.
Page 399, lines 2–3. Change “J[ohn] H” to “J. H [John Tippets]”.
Page 400, notes 225 and 228. Change “Historian’s Office, Journal History of the Church” to “Historical Department, Journal History of the Church”.
Page 413, note 334. Change “Historian’s Office, Journal History of the Church” to “Historical Department, Journal History of the Church”.
Page 415, line 14. Change “‘Brother Aldridge’ complained” to “‘Brother Aldridge,’ apparently Andrew Aldrich, complained”. In the rest of the introduction, change all spellings of “Aldridge” to “Aldrich”.
Page 415, note 343. Change first sentence to read “Andrew Hazen Aldrich was the father of Hazen Aldrich.”
Page 416, line 19. Change “Brother Aldridge” to “Brother Aldridge [Andrew Aldrich]”.
Page 422, line 21. Change “In a letter to the presidency of the church” to “In a letter to his brother Oliver”.
Page 429, line 13. Change “3 October 1835” to “2 October 1835”.
Page 432, line 6. Change “3 October 1835” to “2 October 1835”.
Page 435, line 19. Change “brother Phelps, -[William W. Phelps]-” to “brother Phelps, William W. Phelps”.
Page 458, line 16. Change “Hyram [Smith]” to “Hyram [Hyrum Smith]”.
Page 469, note 3. Change “in Journal History of the Church” to “in Historical Department, Journal History of the Church”.
Page 471, line 1. Change “Now the Lord” to “Now the Lord”.
Page 472, lines 15–16. Change “over one sinner that repents, than there is over ninety and nine just persons” to “over one sinner that repents, than there is over ninety and nine just persons”.
Page 475, lines 5–6. Change “ca. Aug. 1835; in Doctrine and Covenants, 1835 ed.” to “ca. Aug. 1835. Featured version typeset ca. Aug. 1835, in Doctrine and Covenants, 1835 ed.”
Page 479, lines 6–7. Change “ca. Aug. 1835; in Doctrine and Covenants, 1835 ed.” to “ca. Aug. 1835. Featured version typeset ca. Aug. 1835, in Doctrine and Covenants, 1835 ed.”
Page 482, line 1. Change “JS penned a letter” to “JS signed a letter”.
Page 482, lines 9–11. Change this paragraph to be hanging indent.
Page 486, line 6. Change “labored with Oliver, Cowdery in obtaining” to “labored with Oliver Cowdery, in obtaining”.
Page 487, line 14. Change “pp. 8–9” to “p. 9”.
Page 493, line 15. Change “JS’s December 1833 journal” to “JS’s journal”.
Page 493, note 53. Change “JS’s December 1833 journal” to “JS’s journal”.
Page 494, line 17. This paragraph should be right aligned, instead of indented.
Page 596, lines 6–7. Change “Letterbook 2 (1839–1843, 1859)” to “Letterbook 2 (1839–1843)”.
Pages 497–631. A number of updates and changes have been made to the reference material. The updates correct factual errors, add additional information, and remove biographical information that, while possibly accurate, could not be documented in primary sources or the most reliable secondary sources. Because the reference material supports all published volumes and all documents published on the website, the Smith Papers staff will not keep a record of the specific changes made to each entry published in Documents, Volume 4. Readers should refer to the Reference section of the Joseph Smith Papers website to find the corrected and updated information.