LDS History, 22 July 1839

-- 22 July 1839
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph Jr., rising from his sickbed, begins administering to the sick; he and other elders heal many. (1)

-- 1839 July 22
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph arises from bed of sickness and gives blessings to the sick. (2)

[Wilford Woodruff] Witnesses Joseph Smith healing sick at Commerce (later Nauvoo), Illinois (3)

-- July 28, 1839
[Joseph Smith] Commerce, Illinois. Despite the great number of Saints still sick, the Sunday meeting was held as usual. Joseph Smith admonished the Saints to set their houses in order, so that by obedience the sick might be healed. (4)

-- During July 1839
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph Smith Sr. is sick all summer. Joseph Jr. also becomes ill but is healed by Emma's herbal remedies. (1)

-- August 4, 1839
[Joseph Smith] Commerce, Illinois. Joseph Smith instructed the entire congregation of Saints in Commerce concerning the necessity of being righteous, and clean at heart before the Lord. (4)

-- 1839, August 8
John Taylor and Wilford Woodruff, the first Apostles to leave Commerce on British mission. (5)

-- 1839 August 8
[Joseph Smith] John Taylor and Wilford Woodruff departed Commerce for British Isles, initiating overseas proselytizing mission of Twelve Apostles. (6)

-- 8 Aug. 1839
[Lucy Mack Smith] The Twelve are called to another mission in England and leave as they are able over the next six weeks. (1)

-- 1839 August 8
[Wilford Woodruff] Departs on mission to England with John Taylor (3)

-- 1839, August 8
[Wilford Woodruff] Leaves for a mission in England. (7)

-- 1839, August 15
Baptism for the Dead publicly announced by Joseph Smith. (5)

-- about September 9, 1839
[Joseph Smith] Commerce, Illinois. Joseph Smith spent much of his time attending to the settlement of the Saints in the Hotchkiss purchase in the northwest part of the city. (4)

1 - Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, Edited by Lavina Fielding Anderson, 2001, Signature Books
2 - History of Joseph Smith by His Mother: Revised and Enhanced by Scot Facer Proctor Maurine Jensen Proctor
3 - Wilford Woodruff's Journals 1833-1898: Typescript Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books, Midvale, Utah. Chronology
4 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
5 - Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol. 4, Appendix 2: A Chronology of Church History
6 - Joseph Smith Papers: Chronology for the Years 1832-1839
7 - Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Wilford Woodruff, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah
Mormon History Timeline /Chronology