Mormon History, Jan 30, 1836

-- Jan 30, 1836
Joseph Smith shows several visitors "the record of Abraham. Mr. Seixas our Hebrew teacher examined them with deep interest and pronounced them to be original beyound all doubt." (1)

Presidents resolve ordinations to require quorum approvals. Harvey Whitlock to be rebaptized. (2)

Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith received several visitors and showed them the Abraham papyri. (3)

[Joseph Smith] Held solemn assembly in temple, Kirtland. (4)

-- Jan 31, 1836
Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith organized quorums of the Church in preparation for the Solemn Assembly at the dedication of the Kirtland Temple. (3)

[Joseph Smith] Repeated temple dedication ceremonies for those who could not be seated on 27 March, Kirtland. (4)

-- During 1836
[Sidney Rigdon] Those members of Peter's Creek Church who followed the teachings of Alexander Campbell, separated as a new church under David Newmyre (5)

-- During 1836 January
George W. Robinson begins service as clerk and recorder of High Council meetings in Kirtland (to November 27, 1837). (2)

-- During Jan. 1836
Joseph Smith Jr.: Saw God and Jesus on heavenly throne Jan. 1836, vision of deceased brother, of Adam and Eve, Abraham, twelve apostles of Jesus, and Brigham Young surrounded by native Americans in "a strange land in the far southwest" vision of Jesus a week later (6)

Oliver Cowdery: Saw John the Beloved Jan. 1836 (6)

-- During Jan/Feb. 1836
[Lucy Mack Smith] A Collection of Sacred Hymns, for the Church of the Latter Day Saints, selected by Emma, is published by Frederick G. Williams, dated 1835. (7)

-- Feb 2, 1836
Kirtland, Ohio. In the evening Joseph Smith attended a meeting at a schoolhouse where Sidney Rigdon preached about the gathering of Israel. (3)

-- 3Feb36
[Joseph Smith Sermon] Shows Papyri (8)

1 - On This Day in Mormon History,
2 - Kenny, Scott, "Mormon History 1830-1844,"
3 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
4 - Jessee, Dean, Esplin, Ronald and Bushman, Richard Lyman (editors), The Joseph Smith Papers: Journals, Vol. 1: 1832-1839, Chronology for the Years 1832-1839
5 - Broadhurst, Dale R., History and Genealogy of Sidney Rigdon: The First Theologian of the Latter Day Saints,
6 - Quinn, D. Michael, The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power, Appendix 6, Biographical Sketches of General Officers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-47
7 - Anderson, Lavina Fielding, Editor, Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, 2001, Signature Books
8 - The Parallel Joseph,

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