Mormon History, Dec 11, 1841

-- Dec 11, 1841
[Polygamy] to 27 Jun 1844 Marriage - Joseph to Prescendia Lathrop Huntington, age 31, already married. Elder Dimick B. Huntington officiating PLACE: Smith's Store, Nauvoo, IL SOURCE: record for Joseph Smith Jr. (1)

[Polygamy] Presendia Lathrop Huntington (Buell) age 31, already married. (7 September 1810 in Watertown, New York - 1 February 1892 in Salt Lake City, Utah) Sister of Zina. Later married Heber C. Kimball. (2)

-- Dec 13, 1841
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith appointed Willard Richards as the recorder for the Nauvoo Temple and as his personal scribe. (3)

Richards, Willard: Appointed temple recorder and private secretary to Joseph Smith 13 December 1841. (4)

-- Dec 14, 1841
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith began unpacking and sorting the dry goods for his Red Brick Store on the corner of Granger and Water Streets. (3)

-- Dec 18, 1841
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith sent a statement to James Gordon Bennett of the New York Weekly Herald, expressing gratitude for an unbiased publication concerning the Saints. (3)

-- 19Dec41
[Joseph Smith Sermon] Parable of Vine - People not Able to Receive New Revelation
Lord Chastens Those he Loves
Keeping Confidences (5)

-- Dec 19, 1841
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith spoke about the parable of the vine and its branches at a meeting with the Twelve Apostles in his home. (3)

-- Dec 22, 1841
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith received the first supply of groceries for his store in 13 wagonloads that had been detained in St. Louis, Missouri. (3)

-- Dec 24, 1841
Nauvoo, Illinois. In the evening, Joseph Smith consulted with President [Brigham] Young and Bishop [Newel] Whitney about establishing an agency in England for the cheap and expeditious conveyance of the Saints to Nauvoo. (3)

-- Dec 26, 1841
Nauvoo, Illinois. At a public meeting of the Saints in his home, Joseph Smith explained that the gift of tongues is the ability to hear and preach the gospel in a different language. (3)

-- Dec 27, 1841
Joseph Smith exhibits to the Quorum of the Twelve what Brigham Young calls the "seer stone" but what Wilford Woodruff refers to as the "Urim and Thummim". Young says that at Nauvoo Joseph Smith finds two more seer stones on the banks of the Mississippi River. (6)

Joseph Smith tells about the Urim and Thummim [per Brigham Young]. (7)

1 - Joseph Smith Polygamy Timeline,
2 - Wikipedia, List of the Wives of Joseph Smith, Jr.,,_Jr.
3 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
4 - 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
5 - The Parallel Joseph,
6 - McQue, Bob; Religious Faith: Enlightening or Blinding?: Timeline of Key Events in Mormon History
7 - Tidd, N. R., "Mormon Chronology"

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