- revelations to: D&C 15; 26; 30 .
- one of Eight Witnesses: D&C 15: Intro. .
- is called to proclaim gospel: D&C 30:9 .
- whole labor of John Whitmer to be in Zion: D&C 30:11 .
- named as Church historian and recorder: D&C 47 . ( D&C 69:3–8 . )
- to accompany Oliver Cowdery in taking manuscript of revelations to Independence: D&C 69:1–2 .
- is steward over revelations and commandments: D&C 70:1 .