Glimpse of the Past – LDS Church History Nov 1-5

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November 1, 1808 – John Taylor was born in Milnthorpe, Westmoreland, England.

November 1, 1831 – At a special conference held at Hiram, Oliver Cowdery was appointed to go to Independence, Jackson Co., Mo., with the revelations which Joseph the Prophet had received up to that time and get them printed. The revelation known as the Preface to the Doctrine and Covenants was given.” (Doc. and Cov., Sec. 1.)

November 3, 1831 – John Whitmer was called by revelation to accompany Oliver Cowdery to Missouri, and to travel among the different branches of the Church in order to obtain information in his capacity as Church Historian. (Doc. and Cov., Sec. 69.)

November 2, 1838 – Joseph Smith, jun., and fellow-prisoners were taken to Far West under a strong guard and permitted to see their families, from whom they then were rudely torn and started under a strong guard, commanded by Generals Samuel D. Lucas and Robert Wilson, for Independence, Jackson Co., where they arrived on the 4th.

Taken from History of Church; & Church Chronology by Andrew Jenson

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