Spring 1820

Manchester, New York
God the Father and Jesus Christ appeared to the fourteen-year-old Joseph Smith in answer to his prayer.
"First Vision Accounts," Gospel Topics, lds.org
History of the Church,  Joseph Smith, 1:3–8
Sustaining the Law: Joseph Smith's Legal Encounters Gordon A. Madsen, Jeffrey N. Walker, and John W. Welch, 
Winter Quarters

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