LDS History, September 29, 1835

-- September 29, 1835
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith met with the high council and acted in defense of and pleaded for mercy for those who had been accused of offenses against the Church. (1)

-- During September 1835
[Joseph Smith] The first edition of the Doctrine and Covenants is completed. (2)

-- October 1, 1835
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith studied the Egyptian alphabet with Oliver Cowdery and William W. Phelps, and the principles of astronomy that Abraham understood were revealed to them. (1)

-- October 3, 1835
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith exhibited and explained some ancient Egyptian records to the high council. (1)

-- October 4, 1835
[Joseph Smith] Perry, Ohio. Joseph Smith saw two deer in the forest on the way to a meeting with John Corrill and rejoiced in Gods creations. (1)

-- October 5, 1835
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. At a meeting with the Twelve Apostles, Joseph Smith told them it was the Lords will that they move with their families to Missouri in the coming season. (1)

-- 5 Oct. 1835
[Lucy Mack Smith] The second footwashing session is held. A third follows on 12 November. (3)

-- October 7, 1835
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith recommenced translating the ancient Egyptian records. (1)

-- 1835 October 7-11
[Joseph Smith] Attended father during serious illness, Kirtland. (4)

-- 7-11 Oct. 1835
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph Sr. becomes very ill with a fever. Joseph Jr. administers mild herbs; when they have no effect, Joseph Jr. administers to him with David Whitmer, rebuking the disease. Joseph Sr. "arose, dressed himself, shouted, and praised the Lord." They wake up William to sing "songs of praise" with them (HC 2:289). (3)

-- October 11, 1835
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. The Lord revealed to Joseph Smith that his sick father would live, and the Prophet and David Whitmer administered a blessing of healing to him. (1)

-- about October 17, 1835
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Because of growing problems due to non-paying boarders, Joseph Smith dismissed all of his boarders in order to arrange and order his domestic affairs. (1)

-- October 19, 1835
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith exhibited the ancient Egyptian records he had been translating to a number of visitors. (1)

1 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
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3 - Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, Edited by Lavina Fielding Anderson, 2001, Signature Books
4 - Joseph Smith Papers: Chronology for the Years 1832-1839

Clair Barrus