Entitled to the Priesthood and All the Blessings

Joseph F. Smith

Notes on Elijah Able, ca. 1879, Joseph F. Smith Papers, Church History Library.

Joseph F. Smith’s Notes from a conversation with Elder Elijah Able 

“Joseph said he was entitled to the priesthood and all the blessings. He received a patriarchal blessing under the hands of Father Joseph – and blessed as his own son.”