Joseph and Emma Smith's fourth natural child, Joseph Smith III, was born on the day the Prophet returned to Kirtland from a hurried journey to Albany, New York, and Boston, Massachusetts.
Joseph Smith met Brigham Young for the first time.
Joseph Smith arose at 4:00 a.m. and beheld a meteor shower, which he interpreted as a sign from God that the coming of Christ was close at hand.
Joseph Smith's brother Don Carlos came to live with him and learn the printing trade.
Doctor Philastus Hurlbut returned to Kirtland from a fact-finding mission (an attempt to prove that the Book of Mormon was a work of fiction and that Joseph Smith was not an honest man), began to lecture on his findings, and threatened the life of Joseph Smith.
Joseph Smith visited his sister Katherine's husband, Wilkins Jenkins Salisbury, and spent the night.
Joseph Smith went from Kirtland to a place near Lake Erie to go fishing and visit some brethren.
Joseph Smith plowed fields and planted oats on Brother Frederick G. Williams's farm.
Joseph Smith sent Dr. Frederick G. Williams to Cleveland, Ohio, to administer to those who were sick with cholera.
Joseph Smith labored with other Church members to build the Kirtland Temple, acting as the foreman in the stone quarry.
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