Saturday, November 29, 2008

Today in Church History 11/29

--1832 November 29
Frederick prophecies that next spring Joseph will go to Pittsburgh "to establish a Bishopwrick" and go to New York City within a year. Joseph's journal in PWJS, 21-22.

--29-Nov 1832
Joseph Smith goes to Chardon to see his sisters Sophronia and Catherine [per Smith].

--29-Nov 1832
Joseph Smith writes that Frederick G. Williams prophesized that he should go to Pittsburgh in the spring to establish a bishopric, then go to New York a year later

--1833 November 29
A. S. Gilbert writes Governor Daniel Dunklin that church attorney Doniphan has seen Attorney General Wells, who apprised him of the governor's intention to convene a court of inquiry in Jackson County to investigate mob action against the Mormons. Under current circumstances church leaders would be unable to assemble witnesses in the immediate future in that County. TS 6, no. 1 (June 1, 1845): 913.

--1834 November 29
Joseph and Oliver give thanks for a loan of $430 from brethren in the East. They covenant with the Lord that if he Diary-1
Papers, 34-35.

--1834 November 29
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].

--29-Nov 1834
Tithing introduced.

--November 29, 1834
Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith said that he had never been more “busily engaged” than he was during the month of November.

--November 29, 1838
Richmond, Missouri. After being abused and enduring an unjust hearing, Joseph Smith and five of the other brethren were committed to Liberty Jail in Liberty, Missouri, by Judge Austin A. King.

--1839 29 November
[Joseph Smith] Visits United States president Martin Van Buren.

--29-Nov 1843
Joseph Smith reads a letter to be sent to the Green Mountain Boys, with an appeal and detailing part of the Mormon's history. Parley P. Pratt apologizes for not killing all or being killed in the Missouri battle. Joseph Smith apologizes for preventing the brethren from fighting and would not do so again; says "...when the mobs come upon you, kill them." Brigham Young apologized for restraining Hosea Stout.

--Nov 29,1893
Presidents Wilford Woodruff and George Q Cannon meet with three apostles and James E Talmage: "That there will also be daughters of Perdition there is no doubt in the minds of the brethren."

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