On This Day

July 21, 1839

Commerce, Illinois—
Joseph Smith and the Saints did not hold their Sunday meetings because of rain and sickness. However, elders of the Church healed many of the sick through the power of God.

On This Day—Expanded

May–July 1818

Palmyra, New York—
Joseph Smith Sr. v. Hurlbut: Joseph Smith Sr. created a list of damages sustained by "fraud or ducet" when he and Alvin Smith had purchased two deficient horses from Jeremiah Hurlbut.

Summer 1829

Palmyra, New York—
Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 19, a revelation to Martin Harris concerning repentance and the Atonement of Jesus Christ. Martin was commanded to pay the debt that he had contracted with the printer for the publication of the Book of Mormon.

In 1830

Hiram, Ohio—
Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 74, a revelation answering some of his questions about Paul's teachings in 1 Corinthians 7:14.

July 1832

Kirtland, Ohio—
Joseph Smith completed his work on the inspired translation of the New Testament.
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July 1835

Kirtland, Ohio—
Joseph Smith Joseph Smith "was continually engaged in translating an alphabet to the Book of Abraham, and arranging a grammar of the Egyptian language as practiced by the ancients."
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July 21, 1839

Commerce, Illinois—
Joseph Smith and the Saints did not hold their Sunday meetings because of rain and sickness. However, elders of the Church healed many of the sick through the power of God.
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