Quote from Phelps is from the prospectus announcing the forthcoming publication of the Evening and Morning Star, Feb 23, 1832. Reference: William W. Phelps, The Evening and the Morning Star Prospectus, Evening and Morning Star, June 1832 (Jan. 1835), 1–2; Crawley, Descriptive Bibliography, 1:32.
The first edition of the Evening and Morning Star, June, 1832.
The phrase “lay the foundation of this church, and to bring it forth out of obscurity” comes from BC 1:5. This chapter is attributed to Rigdon.