Mormon History, November 1838

-- During November 1838
Wight, Lyman: Arrested for murder and treason November 1838. (1)

Wight, Lyman: Incarcerated November 1838-April 1839 at Liberty Jail. No conviction. (1)

-- Dec 1, 1838
Joseph Smith and others imprisoned, Liberty Jail, Liberty, Clay Co., MO. (2)

The Prophet Joseph Smith and others imprisoned in Liberty Jail, Liberty, Clay County, Missouri (see D&C 121-23). (3)

Liberty, Missouri. Joseph Smith wrote a letter to his wife, Emma Smith, announcing that he and his fellow prisoners were admitted to Liberty Jail. (4)

[Joseph Smith] Incarcerated, Liberty, Clay County. (5)

[Joseph Smith] Imprisoned with other Church leaders in Liberty, Missouri. (6)

[Lucy Mack Smith] Imprisonment at Liberty Jail begins. (7)

-- about Dec 1, 1838
Far West, Missouri. Heber C. Kimball and Alanson Ripley were appointed by the brethren in Far West, Missouri, to visit Joseph Smith and the others in Liberty Jail as often as circumstances would permit. (4)

-- Dec 5, 1838
Governor Boggs presents report on Mormon difficulties to the Missouri House of Representatives. (8)

[Joseph Smith] Governor Boggs defends his Extermination Order in the state legislature. (9)

-- Dec 9, 1838
John E Page: Ordained apostle 19 Dec. 1838, but never sustained as "a prophct, seer, and rcvclator" (10)

John Taylor: Appointed apostle by written revelation 8 July 1838, sustained by conference vote 6 Oct., ordained apostle 19 Dec. 1838, but not sustained as a "prophet, seer, and revelator" until 1877 (10)

1 - 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
2 - Ludlow, Daniel H. editor, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Macmillan Publishing, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol. 4, Appendix 2: A Chronology of Church History
3 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Chronology of Church History,
4 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
5 - Jessee, Dean, Esplin, Ronald and Bushman, Richard Lyman (editors), The Joseph Smith Papers: Journals, Vol. 1: 1832-1839, Chronology for the Years 1832-1839
6 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph Smith, Salt Lake City, Utah
7 - Anderson, Lavina Fielding, Editor, Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, 2001, Signature Books
8 - Kenny, Scott, "Mormon History 1830-1844,"
9 - Wikipedia, Joseph Smith Chronology,,_Jr.
10 - 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

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