-- Jan 2, 1831
[Revelations] Fayette, New York. Doctrine and Covenants 38. A land of promise and riches to inherit for eternity. God will rule. Go to Ohio for His law and power from on high. Sell, rent, sacrifice New York property. Be clean and united, preach in meekness. (1)
-- Jan 5, 1831
D&C 39 (Fayette): Baptist minister James Covill commanded to be baptized. (2)
[Joseph Smith] Fayette, New York. Joseph Smith received Doctrine & Covenants 39, a revelation calling James Covill to be baptized and labor in Zion. (3)
[Revelations] Fayette, Seneca county, New York. Doctrine and Covenants 39. James Covill called to be baptized, preach, go to Ohio, gathering, signs of second coming (near).
Book of Commandments 41 heading: A Revelation to James (C. ,) given in Fayette, New-York, January, 1831.
1835 Doctrine and Covenants 59 heading: Revelation to James Covill given New-York, January, 1831. (1)
-- Jan 6, 1831
D&C 40 (Fayette): James Covill gladly received the commandment, but Satan tempted him, feared persecution, rejected the word. (2)
Lucy Mack Smith interviewed at Waterloo, NY. (4)
Six cut off from the Church [per Orson Pratt]. (4)
[Lucy Mack Smith] Lucy writes from Waterloo to her brother, Solomon Mack, and his wife, explaining the Book of Mormon and the Mormon restoration. (5)
[Revelations] Fayette, Seneca county, New York. Doctrine and Covenants 40. James Covill gladly received the commandment (D&C 39), but Satan tempted him, feared persecution, rejected the word.
Book of Commandments 42 heading: A Revelation to Joseph, and Sidney, given in Fayette, New-York, January, 1831, explaining why James (C. ,) obeyed not the revelation which was given unto him.
1835 Doctrine and Covenants 60 heading: Revelation to Joseph Smith, jr. and Sidney Rigdon, given January, 1831, explaining why James Covill, obeyed not the revelation which was given unto him. (1)
-- Jan 6, 1831-13
Dispatched from New York in accordance with a now-unknown revelation, John Whitmer arrives in Kirtland with the newly revealed book of Moses and other revelations designating Kirtland as the eastern edge of the land of Zion-which extends to the Pacific Ocean-and directing the Saints not to sell their lands, but rather to purchase as much as they can. (2)
-- about Jan 6, 1831
[Joseph Smith] Fayette, New York. Joseph Smith received Doctrine & Covenants 40, an additional revelation concerning James Covill, who had broken his covenant with the Lord. (3)
-- Jan 8, 1831
[Lucy Mack Smith] According to Lucy's date by 15 Jan. 1831 John Whitmer arrives at Kirtland to preside over the branch there. (5)
-- Jan 9, 1831
Zebedee Coltrin joins Church. (4)
1 - http://saintswithouthalos.com/s/_dc.phtml
2 - http://saintswithouthalos.com/dirs/d_c.phtml
3 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
4 - http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=dgv482t8_0d5hdn5cv
5 - Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, Edited by Lavina Fielding Anderson, 2001, Signature Books
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