Revelation, May 1829–A [D&C 11], in handwriting of Hyrum Smith
Revelation, [Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA], to
Located in northeastern Pennsylvania. Area settled, by 1787. Organized 1809. Population in 1830 about 340. Population in 1840 about 520. Contained Harmony village (no longer in existence). Josiah Stowell hired JS to help look for treasure in area, Oct. 1825...More InfoHyrum Smith, [May 1829]; handwriting of
9 Feb. 1800–27 June 1844. Farmer, cooper. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Randolph, Orange Co., 1802; to Tunbridge, before May 1803; to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by...View Full BioA single unlined leaf measuring 7¾ x 12 inches. The left edge is uneven, suggesting the document was removed from a bound volume. The revelation is written in a single, unpunctuated paragraph, which spans the recto and most of the verso. The revelation was inscribed in black ink that is now brown with age. At some time the document was folded, forming four horizontal quarter sections, with the second quarter of the verso bearing the most wear and discoloration.Written in
For historical introduction and annotation for this revelation, see the version published in the Book of Commandments.