February 9, 1831

Kirtland, Ohio
Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 42:1-72, part of a revelation containing the law of the Lord to his Church, including the law of consecration and stewardship of property.
History of the Church, Joseph Smith, 1:148–54
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