Contents of Documents, Volume 4

Volume 4 Introduction: Joseph Smith Documents from April 1834 through September 1835

Part 1: April–July 1834

Introduction to Part 1

Minutes, 4 April 1834

Letter to Orson Hyde, 7 April 1834

Order from Newel K. Whitney, 18 April 1834

Minutes and Discourse, 21 April 1834

Revelation, 23 April 1834 [D&C 104]

Balance of Account, 23 April 1834

Revelation, 28 April 1834

Letter to the Church, circa April 1834

Letter from William W. Phelps, 1 May 1834

Minutes, 3 May 1834

Deed from John and Alice Jacobs Johnson, 5 May 1834

Letter to Emma Smith, 18 May 1834

Letter to Emma Smith, 4 June 1834

Declaration, 21 June 1834

Revelation, 22 June 1834 [D&C 105]

Resolutions of Committee from Lafayette County, Missouri, 23 June 1834

Minutes, 23 June 1834

Letter to John Thornton and Others, 25 June 1834

Minutes, 3 July 1834

Minutes and Discourse, circa 7 July 1834

Part 2: August 1834–January 1835

Introduction to Part 2

Minutes, 11 August 1834

Letter to Lyman Wight and Others, 16 August 1834

Minutes, 23 August 1834

Resolutions, circa 23 August 1834

Letter from William W. Phelps, 24 August 1834

Minutes, 28–29 August 1834

Account with the Church of Christ, circa 11–29 August 1834

Account with the Camp of Israel, circa 11–29 August 1834

Minutes, 8 September 1834

Letter to Oliver Cowdery, 24 September 1834

Minutes, 24 September 1834

Letter to Moses Daley, circa 8 October 1834

Letter from Alvah Tippets, 20 October 1834

Letter to George James, 10 November 1834

Revelation, 25 November 1834 [D&C 106]

Minutes, 28 November 1834

Covenant, 29 November 1834

Account of Meetings, Revelation, and Blessing, 5–6 December 1834

Blessing from Joseph Smith Sr., 9 December 1834

Minutes, 28 December 1834

Letter to Oliver Cowdery, December 1834

Minutes, 18 January 1835

Part 3: February–June 1835

Introduction to Part 3

Minutes, Discourse, and Blessings, 14–15 February 1835

Preface to Doctrine and Covenants, 17 February 1835

Minutes and Blessings, 21 February 1835

Minutes and Discourses, 27 February 1835 (Minutes and Discourses, 27 February 1835, as Reported by William E. McLellin; Minutes and Discourses, 27 February 1835, as Reported by Oliver Cowdery)

Minutes and Blessings, 28 February–1 March 1835

Minutes, Discourse, and Blessings, 1 March 1835

Minutes and Discourses, 7–8 March 1835

Minutes, 12 March 1835

Minutes, 16 March 1835

Minutes, 26 April 1835

License for Frederick G. Williams, 27 April 1835

Minutes and Discourse, 2 May 1835 (Minutes and Discourse, 2 May 1835, as Reported by William E. McLellin–AMinutes and Discourse, 2 May 1835, as Reported by William E. McLellin–B)

Instruction on Priesthood, between circa 1 March and circa 4 May 1835 [D&C 107]

Recommendation for Edward Partridge and Isaac Morley, 1 June 1835

Letters to John Burk, Sally Waterman Phelps, and Almira Mack Scobey, 1–2 June 1835

Letter to John Hewitt, 14 June 1835

Letter from Oliver Cowdery, 15 June 1835

Letter to Church Brethren, 15 June 1835

Letter to Editor, 22 June 1835

Ordination and Blessing of Cyrus Smalling, 30 June 1835

Revelation, circa June 1835 [D&C 68]

Part 4: July–September 1835

Introduction to Part 4

Certificate from Michael Chandler, 6 July 1835

Minutes, 14 July 1835

Letter to Sally Waterman Phelps, 20 July 1835

Letter to Quorum of the Twelve, 4 August 1835

Minutes, 8 August 1835

Minutes, 10 August 1835

Minutes, 17 August 1835

Minutes, 24 August 1835

Letter to Church Officers in Clay County, Missouri, 31 August 1835

Revelation, circa August 1835 [D&C 27]

Minutes, 14 September 1835

Minutes, 16 September 1835

Note, 16 September 1835

Minutes, 19 September 1835

Blessing to David Whitmer, 22 September 1835

Blessing to John Whitmer, 22 September 1835

Blessing to John Corrill, 22 September 1835

Blessing to William W. Phelps, 22 September 1835

Blessing from Oliver Cowdery, 22 September 1835

Minutes, 26 September 1835

Letter from Harvey Whitlock, 28 September 1835

Minutes, 28–29 September 1835

Appendixes

Appendix 1: First Theological Lecture on Faith, circa January–May 1835

Appendix 2: Letter to the Saints Scattered Abroad, June 1835

Appendix 3: Statement on Marriage, circa August 1835

Appendix 4: Declaration on Government and Law, circa August 1835 [D&C 134]

Appendix 5: Blessings to Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack Smith, Hyrum Smith, Samuel Smith, and William Smith, September 1835

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