Preface

Preface to Prophet of the Jubilee Ronald D. Dennis, ed., (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 1997), xxxi.

To be Published, in June, 1846, and to come out Monthly,

UNDER THE EDIT​ORSHIP OF CAPT. D. JONES,

PROPHET OF THE JUBILEE,

WHICH WILL CONTAIN—

I. BRIEF Treatises on Doctrinal Subjects of the LATTER-DAY SAINTS; such as Faith—Repentance—Baptism for Forgiveness—Laying on of Hands, to receive the Holy Ghost—the Spiritual Gifts—the Restoration of the Jews to their Land—the First Resurrection—the Reign of Christ on the Earth—the Final Judgment—the Heaven and the Renewed Earth—and the Eternal Destiny of the Universe and its Inhabitants.

II. QUOTATIONS FROM THE BOOK OF MORMON, and Proofs of its Truthfulness, together with the Affairs of the Church, and its Progress—the Martyrdom of many of the Saints, and their leaders, in America, by an eyewitness; and the most remarkable things that have happened among them, in Wales and in Overseas Countries.

III. DEFENSE OF THE CHARACTER OF THE SAINTS, in the face of attacks by their enemies, through the baseless stories that are being spread throughout the country.

IV. MISCELLANIES, containing the story of their affairs, wars, afflictions, revolutions, and the judgments of God in the dispensation of these latter days.

Every effort will be made to make the Publication worthy of its name, by fulfilling its office, and bringing new and old truths into the open, for the comfort and benefit of all who may read it.

Its Price will be Three Pence per Issue for those who subscribe to it for Six Months, and who pay 2 shillings 6 pence in advance. Whoever gathers Ten Names, and sends the money, will receive one Issue for his trouble.

*** All letters (prepaid) are to be addressed to Capt. D. Jones, 45, Cyfarthfa Row, Georgetown, Merthyr Tydfil.