On this day in 1832
Independence, Missouri. Joseph Smith called a general council of the Church, where he received Doctrine and Covenants 82, a revelation about the responsibilities of Church members, and was acknowledged as President of the High Priesthood.
On this day in 1835
Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith assembled in the Kirtland Temple with the Apostles and Seventies to give them a charge and instructions relating to their missions and other duties.
On this day in 1838
Far West, Missouri. Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 115, a revelation commanding the Church to build a house unto the Lord in Far West. This revelation also established the name of the Church as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
On this day in 1841
Carthage, Illinois. Hibbard for use of Hungerford and Livingston v. Miller: Justice of the Peace Samuel Marshall created a certified transcript of the proceedings from his docket book for the Hancock County Circuit Court.
On this day in 1843
Nauvoo, Illinois. City of Nauvoo v. Driggs: Execution on goods of Samuel Driggs. Plaintiff recovered $9.43¾ in costs.
On this day in 1844
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith as mayor fined Augustine Spencer for assaulting his brother Orson Spencer. Charles A. Foster, Robert D. Foster, and Chauncey L. Higbee were also fined for resisting marshal John Greene while he was arresting Augustine Spencer on Joseph Smith's orders. Higbee and Charles Foster were also fined for threatening Joseph Smith with a pistol at the mayor's office. When the pistol was seized by Joseph Smith and Joseph Coolidge, Robert D. Foster tried to interfere. Because Charles Foster was restrained and jailed, he sued Joseph Smith, Joseph Coolidge, and John Greene.
On this day in 1844
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith issued a warrant against Robert D. Foster for slandering Willard Richards. The next day, Foster accused Joseph "with many crimes and said that Daniteism was in Nauvoo." Joseph tried to settle, but when Foster refused, Joseph "shook his garments" against Foster.