LDS History, 29 Oct. 1839

-- 29 Oct. 1839
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph Jr., Sidney Rigdon, Elias Higbee, and Orrin Porter Rockwell leave for Washington, D.C. (1)

-- 1839 Oct 29
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph leaves for Washington, D.C., to present grievances to the president. (2)

-- 1839 October 57
[Joseph Smith] Presided over general church conference, which organized stakes in Commerce and Iowa for newly settled Mormon migrants, Commerce. (3)

-- November 4, 1839
[Joseph Smith] Springfield, Illinois. Joseph Smith and his company arrived in Springfield on their journey to Washington, D.C., and met up with William Law and a number of Saints coming from Canada. (4)

-- November 7, 1839
[Joseph Smith] Springfield, Illinois. Joseph Smith wrote a letter to Henry G. Sherwood at Nauvoo, Illinois. (4)

-- November 9, 1839
[Joseph Smith] Springfield, Illinois. Joseph Smith wrote a letter to his wife, Emma Smith. (4)

-- 15 Nov. 1839
[Lucy Mack Smith] The first issue of the Times and Seasons is published at Nauvoo. (1)

-- about November 17, 1839
[Joseph Smith] Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith published a journal entry in the first issue of the Church newspaper Times and Seasons. (4)

-- November 18, 1839
[Joseph Smith] Columbus, Ohio. Because of illness among the group traveling to petition the government, Joseph Smith and Judge Elias Higbee went on ahead in order to make better time by stagecoach to Washington, D.C. (4)

-- November 27, 1839
[Joseph Smith] En route to Washington, D.C. Just before arriving in Washington, D.C., the horses on the stagecoach ran off at full speed while the coachman was getting a drink. Joseph Smith climbed outside the door of the coach and regained control of the horses after a two to three mile run, saving the passengers from injury. (4)

-- 1839 November 28
Joseph Smith, Jun., arrived in Washington. (5)

-- November 28, 1839
[Joseph Smith] Washington, D.C. Joseph Smith arrived in the capital to present the Saints petition to the United States federal government seeking redress for losses in Missouri. (4)

-- 1839 Nov 28
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph arrives in Washington, D.C. (2)

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 - Joseph Smith Papers: Chronology for the Years 1832-1839
4 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
5 - Richards - Little, Compendium of the Doctrines of the Gospel, Church Chronology, Ch.66, p.306
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