Joseph Smith said that he had never been more "busily engaged" than he was during the month of November.
The Spirit of the Lord was poured out when Brigham Young and his brother Joseph Young came to Joseph Smith's home and sang for him.
Joseph Smith was continually engaged in translating the book of Abraham and arranging a grammar of the Egyptian language as practiced by the ancients.
Joseph Smith continued to give blessings but was continually interrupted by throngs of visitors.
Joseph Smith saw two deer in the forest on the way to a meeting with John Corrill and rejoiced in God's creations.
Because of growing problems due to nonpaying boarders, Joseph Smith dismissed all of his boarders.
Joseph Smith prayed concerning his brother Samuel's sick wife and received a promise from the Lord that she would "be delivered of a living child, and be spared" from death.
Joseph Smith's brother William commenced a period of rebellion after a disagreement he and Joseph had on October 29.
Joseph Smith met a man from the eastern United States who was disappointed that Joseph Smith the Prophet "was nothing but a normal man."
Joseph Smith received a visit from a man called "Joshua, the Jewish Minister," who remained the entire day discussing religion. Later that day Joseph's thoughts were confirmed that "Joshua" was really "Robert Mattias," who had been on trial for multiple crimes in New York. However, even this was an alias for his real name, Robert Matthews.
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