On This Day

About February 25, 1831

Kirtland, Ohio—
Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 44, a revelation about the duties of elders.

February 25, 1836

Kirtland, Ohio—
Joseph Smith visited and blessed Sidney Rigdon's wife, Phebe, who was ill. She began to recover within the hour that the blessing was given.

February 25, 1843

Nauvoo, Illinois—
Nauvoo City Ordinance: Established a market on Main Street to be run by the city and Joseph Smith as mayor to contract with any person to receive goods and complete the market-house building.

February 25, 1844

Nauvoo, Illinois—
Joseph Smith prophesied at a temple block prayer meeting that within five years the Saints would be out of the power of old enemies.

On This Day—Expanded

About February 25, 1831

Kirtland, Ohio—
Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 44, a revelation about the duties of elders.

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 25, 1836

Kirtland, Ohio—
Joseph Smith visited and blessed Sidney Rigdon's wife, Phebe, who was ill. She began to recover within the hour that the blessing was given.

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.

February 25, 1843

Nauvoo, Illinois—
Nauvoo City Ordinance: Established a market on Main Street to be run by the city and Joseph Smith as mayor to contract with any person to receive goods and complete the market-house building.

February 25, 1844

Nauvoo, Illinois—
Joseph Smith prophesied at a temple block prayer meeting that within five years the Saints would be out of the power of old enemies.
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