On This Day

February 16, 1832

Hiram, Ohio—
Joseph Smith worked through John 5:20-40 in his inspired translation of the Bible.
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February 16, 1832

Hiram, Ohio—
While at the John Johnson home, Joseph Smith and Sidney Rigdon received a vision recorded in Doctrine and Covenants 76, in which they saw the Son of Man on the right hand of God as well as events in the premortal life and postmortal glories.

February 16, 1837

Geauga County, Ohio—
Martindale v. Smith: A writ of capias was filed against Joseph Smith and others for damages totaling $7,500.

On This Day—Expanded

February 16, 1832

Hiram, Ohio—
Joseph Smith worked through John 5:20-40 in his inspired translation of the Bible.
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February 16, 1832

Hiram, Ohio—
While at the John Johnson home, Joseph Smith and Sidney Rigdon received a vision recorded in Doctrine and Covenants 76, in which they saw the Son of Man on the right hand of God as well as events in the premortal life and postmortal glories.

February 1, 1835

Geauga County, Ohio—
State of Ohio v. Hurlbut: A writ of execution was issued and delivered to Sheriff Jabez Tracy. It was returned to the court on March 29, 1836, with "Nothing made."

February 16, 1837

Geauga County, Ohio—
Martindale v. Smith: A writ of capias was filed against Joseph Smith and others for damages totaling $7,500.

About February 1839

Liberty, Missouri—
All six inmates in Liberty Jail petitioned Judge Joel Turnham for a writ of habeas corpus. Only Sidney Rigdon's was granted. They were all returned to jail; Rigdon was released that night and was pursued but succeeded in arriving in Illinois.
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