Glimpse of the Past – LDS Church History Nov 25-30

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November 28 & 29, 1838 – The remaining prisoners in Richmond were released, or admitted to bail, except Joseph Smith, jun., Lyman Wight, Caleb Baldwin, Hyrum Smith, Alex. McRae and Sidney Rigdon, who were sent to jail in Liberty, Clay Co., to stand their trial for treason and murder, of which they were falsely accused; and Parley P. Pratt, Morris Phelps, Luman Gibbs, Darwin Chase and Norman Shearer were confined in the Richmond jail to stand their trial on a similar charge. The next day, 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.

November 30, 1845 (Sunday) – The attic story of the Nauvoo Temple was dedicated.

November 26, 1851 (Wednesday) – Elder Hans F. Petersen baptized Peter Adamsen and John Olsen in Riisor, as the first fruits of preaching the gospel in Norway.

November 30, 1866 (Friday) – Elder Abel Evans, missionary from Utah, died at Merthyr Tydfil, Wales.

November 29, 1861 (Friday) – Apostles Geo A. Smith and Erastus Snow, Elder Horace S. Eldredge and others left G.S.L. City for southern Utah, with a view to locating settlements in the valleys of the Rio Virgen and Santa Clara for the purpose of raising cotton.

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