On This Day

October 21, 1830

Fayette, New York—
Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 33, a revelation calling Ezra Thayre and Northrop Sweet to serve proselyting missions.

October 21, 1839

Nauvoo, Illinois—
Nauvoo High Council: Five members of the high council voted to have Joseph Smith go to Washington D.C. Two members voted against.

October 21, 1844

Carthage, Illinois—
City of Nauvoo v. Foster: Plaintiff's attorney moved that the suit be dismissed and defendant recovered costs from the plaintiff.

On This Day—Expanded

October 21, 1830

Fayette, New York—
Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 33, a revelation calling Ezra Thayre and Northrop Sweet to serve proselyting missions.

October 1837

Geauga County, Ohio—
Underwood v. Rigdon: Defendants file their answer and plea.

October 21, 1839

Nauvoo, Illinois—
Nauvoo High Council: Five members of the high council voted to have Joseph Smith go to Washington D.C. Two members voted against.

October 1844

Carthage, Illinois—
City of Nauvoo v. Foster: In a full jury trial, all remaining defendants were acquitted of riot and destruction of property by the County Circuit Court in its October term.

October 1844

Carthage, Illinois—
State of Illinois v. Levi Williams, Jacob C. Davis, Thomas C. Sharp, Mark Aldrich and Thomas Grover. This suit was filed for the murder of Joseph and Hyrum Smith.
  • LDS Church Archives, Joseph Smith Legal Papers series 

October 21, 1844

Carthage, Illinois—
City of Nauvoo v. Foster: Plaintiff's attorney moved that the suit be dismissed and defendant recovered costs from the plaintiff.
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