Mormon History, Jun 15, 1831

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-- Jun 15, 1831
Isaac Morley and Ezra Booth leave Kirtland for Independence. Ezra Booth Letter 5 (1)

Lucy's party arrives in Detroit at 11 p.m. and stay the night at a tavern because Almira's sister, Mrs. Cooper, has a nervous condition. (1)

[Revelations] Kirtland, Ohio. Doctrine and Covenants 55. W. W. Phelps called to be baptized, ordained, preach and baptize, assist Oliver with printing. Go with Joseph, Sidney, and Joseph Coe to Missouri.
Book of Commandments 57 heading: A Revelation to William, given given in Kirtland, Ohio, June, 1831.
1835 Doctrine and Covenants 68 heading: Revelation to William W. Phelps, given June, 1831.
Book of Commandments 57. (2)

[Revelations] Kirtland, Ohio. Doctrine and Covenants 56. Newel Knight to lead stubborn Colesville branch to Missouri. Ezra Thayer not to subdivide property. Rich won't share and poor are lazy and greedy.
Manuscript (unidentified scribe) heading: Recd. june 15th 1831.
Selected collections 1:19. Original, Church Archives, MS 4583, box 1, fd. 20.
Book of Commandments 58 heading: A Revelation to the church, and certain elders, given in Kirtland, Ohio, June, 1831.
1835 Doctrine & Covenants 69 heading: Revelation given June 1831. (2)

-- Jun 16, 1831
W. W. Phelps is baptized and presumably ordained an elder. (1)

-- about Jun 16, 1831
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith received Doctrine & Covenants 55, a revelation calling William W. Phelps to preach the gospel and to assist in making books of instruction for the children of the Church. (3)

-- Jun 19, 1831
(Sunday) Joseph Smith, Sidney Rigdon, Martin Harris, W. W. Phelps, Edward Partridge, Sidney and Elizabeth Gilbert, and Joseph Coe leave Kirtland for Jackson County (900 miles). (1)

Early summer Lucy proceeds to Pontiac, where she predicts within three years a Presbyterian minister will lose 1/3 of his congregation to the Mormons, which takes places when Jared Carter visits Pontiac in 1833. Remaining in Pontiac four weeks, Lucy converts David Dort and wife. Lucy, 544; D&C 52:7-8. (1)

[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. After receiving the commandment by heavenly vision to travel to western Missouri, Joseph Smith started on his first journey to Independence, Missouri, with Sidney Rigdon and others, arriving on July 14. (3)

[Joseph Smith] Joseph leaves Kirtland to travel to Missouri. Some of the Saints are asked to move to Missouri. (4)

[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph Jr., Sidney Rigdon, Martin Harris, Edward Partridge, W. W. Phelps, Joseph Coe, and A. S. Gilbert go to Missouri. About this time, Lucy and Almira Mack accompany Hyrum, Lyman Wight, John Corrill, and John Murdock north to Pontiac and Detroit, Michigan, on their way to Missouri. (5)

-- about Jun 20, 1831
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith received Doctrine & Covenants 56, a revelation concerning Thomas B. Marsh and Ezra Thayre. (3)

-- Jun 23, 1831
John Smith (not the prophet's uncle) baptizes Micah Baldwin Welton in Northampton, Portage county, Ohio. (1)

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3 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
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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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