“Report of the Presidency”  

First Presidency Statement from Joseph Smith, Oliver Cowdery, and Hyrum Smith

General Conference, 3–5 October 1840, in Times and Seasons 1:188; or Joseph Smith, Jr., History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ed. Brigham H. Roberts (Salt Lake City: Deseret Press, 1902–12), 4:213.

“We may soon expect to see flocking to [Nauvoo] . . . Persons of all languages, and of every tongue, and of every color; who shall with us worship the lord of hosts in his holy temple, and offer up their orisons in his sanctuary.”