Note, 8 March 1832

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March 8th 1832
Chose this day and brother [p. 10] and to be my councillers of the ministry of the and from the 16th. of February up to this date have been at home except a journey to on the 29 Feby and returned home one [on] the 4th of March[.] we received a revelation in and one since I returned home blessed be the name of the Lord—— [p. 11]


  1. 1

    The John and Alice (Elsa) Jacobs Johnson home in Hiram, Ohio, where JS and his family lived from September 1831 to September 1832. ([Emma Smith], List, ca. 1845, in Lucy Mack Smith, History, 1844–1845, Miscellany.)  

    Smith, Lucy Mack. History, 1844–1845. 18 books. CHL. MS 2049. Also available at

  2. 2

    Likely the revelation of 1 March 1832, which provided for the organization of a firm to manage the publishing and mercantile endeavors of the church. (Revelation, 1 Mar. 1832 [D&C 78].)  

  3. 3

    Likely the revelation of 7 March 1832, which assigned Stephen Burnett to embark on a proselytizing mission with Eden Smith. (Revelation, 7 Mar. 1832 [D&C 80].)