Mormon History, Oct. 1834

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-- During Oct. 1834
[Lucy Mack Smith] Eber D. Howe, with affidavits by Philastus Hurlburt, publishes Mormonism Unvailed. (1)

-- During fall of 1834
[Bennett, John Cook] Assisted in founding medical college at Willoughby in fall of 1834. (2)

[Patten, David Wyman] Mission to Tennessee with Warren Parrish in fall of 1834. (2)

-- Nov 5, 1834
[Wilford Woodruff] Ordained priest in Mormon church by Simeon Carter in Clay County (3)

[Wilford Woodruff] Ordained a priest by Simeon Carter in Clay County, Missouri. (4)

-- Nov 10, 1834-20
First issue of the Messenger and Advocate is published in Kirtland, Oliver Cowdery, editor, F. G. Williams & Co., publisher. Includes Oliver's letter to W. W. Phelps from Norton, Ohio, September 7, 1834, recounting translation of the Book of Mormon, angelic restoration of "the holy a priesthood" in the name of the Messiah; and Oliver's letter from Pontiac dated October 20, but referring to the company's arrival at Pontiac, November 8. Oliver's 18341835 History (5)

-- Nov 13, 1834
[Snow, Erastus] Ordained priest 13 November 1834. (2)

-- Nov 25, 1834
Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith received Doctrine & Covenants 106, a revelation calling Warren Cowdery as a high priest in the Church. (6)

[Revelations] Kirtland, Ohio. Revelation of November 25, 1834. (7)

-- Nov 28, 1834
E. D. Howe's Mormonism Unvailed is released. (5)

-- Nov 29, 1834
Joseph and Oliver give thanks for a loan of $430 from brethren in the East. They covenant with the Lord that if he
will prosper us in our business and open the way before <us> to pay our debts that of all he shall give us we will give a tenth, to bestowed upon the poor in his Church, or as he shall command and that our children after us shall remember to observe this sacred and holy covenant And that our children and our children's [children] may know of the same we here subscribe our names with our own hands before the Lord: [signed]. (5)

Tithing introduced. (8)

Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith said that he had never been more busily engaged than he was during the month of November. (6)

1 - Anderson, Lavina Fielding, Editor, Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, 2001, Signature Books
2 - Cook, Lyndon W., The Revelations of the Prophet Joseph Smith: A Historical and Biographical Commentary of the Doctrine and Covenants, Seventy's Mission Bookstore, Provo UT, 1985
3 - Kenny, Scott (editor), Wilford Woodruff's Journals 1833-1898, Chronology Signature Books, Midvale, Utah
4 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Wilford Woodruff, Salt Lake City, Utah
5 - Kenny, Scott, "Mormon History 1830-1844,"
6 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
7 - Kenny, Scott, "Doctrine and Covenants,"
8 - Tidd, N. R., "Mormon Chronology,"

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