Letter to Saints Scattered Abroad, September 1840
First Presidency, Letter,
The highest presiding body of the church. An 11 November 1831 revelation stated that the president of the high priesthood was to preside over the church. JS was ordained as president of the high priesthood on 25 January 1832. In March 1832, JS appointed two...View GlossaryNauvoo, IL, to “The Saints Scattered Abroad,” Sept. 1840; Times and Seasons, Oct. 1840, pp. 177–179.
Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...More Info