LDS History, 1833 23 July

-- 1833 23 July
Kirtland Temple cornerstones laid; Saints made treaty with mob, agreeing to leave Jackson County, Missouri. (1)

-- 1833 July 23
The corner stones of the Lord's house in Kirtland were laid. (2)

-- July 23, 1833
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith participated in laying the cornerstones of the Kirtland Temple. (3)

-- 1833 July 23
[Joseph Smith] Under duress, Latter-day Saints in Jackson County agreed with demands of vigilantes to leave the county. (4)

-- 1833, July 23
[Joseph Smith] Cornerstones are laid for the Kirtland Temple. (5)

-- 23 July 1833
[Lucy Mack Smith] During a second mob attack on Independence, the Mormons agree that half will leave by 1 January 1834 and the rest in April 1834. (6)

-- 1833 July 23
[Lucy Mack Smith] Cornerstone for Kirtland Temple laid. (7)

-- August 2, 1833
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith received Doctrine & Covenants 97, a revelation about the Saints in Jackson County, Missouri, who were suffering great persecutions. (3)

[Revelations] Kirtland, Ohio. Doctrine and Covenants 97. Many humble in Zion. Parley to preside over school there. Build a House of the Lord in Zion according to the revealed pattern. The Lord will come to it and the pure will see God. Zion the pure in heart. Vengeance somes speedily. Offerings accepted.
Kirtland Revelations Book, 60-61, heading: The word of the Lord unto Joseph Sidney and Fredrick.
Not printed in the Book of Commandments.
1835 D&C 81 heading: Revelation given August, 1833.
Kirtland Revelations Book Doctrine and Covenants 97 KRB, 60-61.
The word of the Lord unto Joseph Sidney and Fredrick. (8)

-- August 6, 1833
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith received Doctrine & Covenants 98, a revelation regarding the persecution of the Church in Missouri and including instruction on how the Saints should react to their enemies. (3)

[Revelations] Kirtland, Ohio. Doctrine and Covenants 98. Fear not, be patient. Uphold Constitutional laws. Constitution and Lord make you free. Renounce war and proclaim peace, and turn children to fathers, etc. . Many in Kirtland need to repent. Don't seek revenge, be patient and bear three assaults. Then may respond , but better if you don't. Forgive 70 times 7. Lord will avenge a hundred fold unless they repent.
Letter from Joseph Smith to "Beloved Brethren. " Original at LDS Church Archives. (8)

-- 1833 August 9
[Joseph Smith] Oliver Cowdery arrived in Kirtland with news of Jackson County citizens demands for expulsion of Latter-day Saints. (4)

-- August 10, 1833
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith wrote a letter to William Phelps, John Whitmer, Edward Partridge, Isaac Morley, John Corrill, Sidney Gilbert, and others. (3)

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2 - Richards - Little, Compendium of the Doctrines of the Gospel, Church Chronology, Ch.66, p.306
3 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
4 - Joseph Smith Papers: Chronology for the Years 1832-1839
5 - Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph Smith, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah
6 - Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, Edited by Lavina Fielding Anderson, 2001, Signature Books
7 - History of Joseph Smith by His Mother: Revised and Enhanced by Scot Facer Proctor Maurine Jensen Proctor
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