LDS History, November 4, 1830

-- November 4, 1830
[Revelations] Fayette, New York. Doctrine and Covenants 34. Orson Pratt (h1) is blessed for believing. He is called to preach the gospel, preparing the way for the second coming. Catastrophic events and destruction of the wicked. Orson is to prophesy by the power of the Holy Ghost.
Orson was baptized on his nineteenth birthday, September 19, 1830. In October he traveled west to visit Joseph in Fayette, New York, and on November 4, the prophet gave him this revelation. Received through a seer stone in a hat. Recorded by John Whitmer. See Joseph Smith Revelations, 94n94.
Book of Commandments 36 heading: A Revelation to Orson (P. ) given in Fayette, New-York, November, 1830.
1835 Doctrine and Covenants 56 heading: Revelation to Orson Pratt, given November, 1830. (1)

-- 1830, December
First revelation on gathering given. Command for Church to move to Ohio (D&C 37). Reiterated (D&C 38). (2)

Sidney Rigdon called as scribe to assist Joseph Smith in Bible translation (D&C 35:20). (2)

-- 1830 December
Sidney Rigdon appointed as scribe for the New Translation of the Bible (D&C 35:20). (3)

Sidney Rigdon is called to be a scribe in Joseph Smith Jr.'s revision of the Bible (D&C 35). Joseph Smith Jr. is commanded to cease revising until the church is gathered in Ohio (D&C 37). (4)

-- December 1830- January 1831
[Joseph Smith] Joseph receives revelation that the members of the Church should gather in Ohio. (5)

-- 1830, December
[Joseph Smith] (age 25)Receives a revelation that the Saints are to gather to Ohio (see D&C 37). (6)

-- Dec. 1830
[Lucy Mack Smith] At a conference Joseph Jr. announces a revelation that the church must move to Kirtland (D&C 36:3). (7)

-- 1830 Dec
[Lucy Mack Smith] Commandment given (D&C 37) to gather to Ohio. (8)

-- December 1, 1830
[Joseph Smith] Harmony, Pennsylvania. The Lord revealed to Joseph Smith what is now Moses 6:219 in his inspired translation of the Bible. (9)

-- 7 Dec. 1830
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph Jr. and Emma come to Waterloo for a preaching meeting at Lucy's home. (7)

-- December 7-11, 1830
[Revelations] Fayette, New York. Doctrine and Covenants 35. Sidney, like John the Baptist, prepared the way for Jesus and Elijah, without knowing it. Baptized unto repentance, but not the Holy Ghost. Now the Holy Ghost. Believers to cast out devils, heal the sick, blind, deaf, and lame. Lord will "let fall the sword in their behalf". Joseph has the keys of the mysteries. If he fails, another will replace him. Sidney to be Joseph's scribe for scriptures. Lord comes soon.
"Mormonism," Ohio Star, Jan. 5, 1832, heading: "Mormonism. " The text, furnished by Symonds Ryder, dates the revelation December 7, 1830. According to Lucy Mack Smith, who is followed by most secondary sources, Sidney and Edward Partridge first met Joseph the day before Edward was baptized, which, according to Orson F. Whitney, was December 11. Lucy, 505. Whitney's Edward Partridge, 4. The text begins, "A commandment to Joseph and Sidney, Dec. 7th, 1830, saying:".
Book of Commandments 37 heading: A Revelation to Joseph, and Sidney, given in Fayette, New-York, December 1830.
1835 Doctrine and Covenants 11 heading: Revelation to Joseph Smith jr. and Sidney Rigdon, December 1830. (1)

-- December 7-15, 1830
[Revelations] Fayette, New York. Doctrine and Covenants 36. Edward Partridge is called to preach the gospel. Sidney to lay on hands and Edward receive Holy Ghost, then shout Hosanna. Others to be ordained and go forth to preach.
Book of Commandments 38 heading: A Revelation to Edward , given December, 1830.
1835 Doctrine and Covenants 57 heading: Revelation to Edward Partridge, given in Fayette, New-York, December, 1830. (1)

-- about December 8, 1830
[Joseph Smith] Fayette, New York. While working on his inspired translation of the Bible, Joseph Smith received by revelation the later portion of chapter 6 in the book of Moses. (9)

-- about December 10, 1830
[Joseph Smith] Fayette, New York. Joseph Smith welcomed Sidney Rigdon and Edward Partridge from Mentor and Painesville, Ohio respectively. (9)

-- 10 Dec. 1830
[Lucy Mack Smith] Sidney Rigdon and Edward Partridge come from Ohio to Waterloo to meet Joseph Jr. (Vogel gives the date as about 7 December.) (7)

-- 1830 Dec 10
[Lucy Mack Smith] Sidney Rigdon and Edward Partridge arrive in Waterloo. (8)

-- December 11, 1830
[Joseph Smith] Seneca River, Seneca County, New York. Joseph Smith baptized Edward Partridge, who later became the first bishop of the Church. (9)

-- 11 Dec. 1830
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph baptizes Edward Partridge. (7)

-- about December 12, 1830
[Joseph Smith] Fayette, New York. Joseph Smith received by revelation extracts from the prophecy of Enoch, which later became Moses 7 in the Pearl of Great Price. (9)

-- 14 Dec. 1830
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph Sr., released from prison, joins his family at Waterloo. (If he was arrested in early October, he should have been released in early November after serving a thirty-day sentence. Either Lucy has misremembered the date of the arrest, the term of imprisonment, or the date of his release.) (7)

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2 - Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol. 4, Appendix 2: A Chronology of Church History
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6 - Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph Smith, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah
7 - Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, Edited by Lavina Fielding Anderson, 2001, Signature Books
8 - History of Joseph Smith by His Mother: Revised and Enhanced by Scot Facer Proctor Maurine Jensen Proctor
9 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith

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