I Do Not Believe

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Interview of Zenas H. Gurley Jr. of David Whitmer , Questions asked of David Whitmer at his home in Richmond Ray County Mo. Jan 14—1885, LDS Church History Library, Salt Lake City:  1

I never heard that an Angel had ordained Joseph and Oliver to the Aaronic priesthood until the year 1834, 5, or 6 – in Ohio, my information from Joseph and Oliver upon this matter being as I have stated, and that they were commanded so to do by revealment through Joseph. I do not believe that John the Baptist ever ordained Joseph and Oliver as stated and believed by some. I regard that as an error, a misconception…”

 

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1. Questions asked of David Whitmer at his home in Richmond Ray County Mo. Jan 14—1885, LDS Church History Library, Salt Lake City