LDS History, Jun 30, 1843

-- Jun 30, 1843
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith rode into Nauvoo for his hearing, where he wept tears of joy together with his family and friends and was greeted with a band and processional. (1)

[Lucy Mack Smith] Arrives back in Nauvoo. (2)

-- Jul 1, 1843
[Lucy Mack Smith] Discharged by Nauvoo court. (2)

[Lucy Mack Smith] Hyrum Smith gives an affidavit of his Missouri experiences before Nauvoo's municipal court to supply reasons why Joseph should not be returned to Missouri. Parley P. Pratt (who was arrested at the same time as Joseph and Hyrum but was imprisoned at Richmond, rather than at Liberty), fellow prisoners Sidney Rigdon and Lyman Wight, and two who were not arrested (Brigham Young and George W. Pitkin) also make affidavits on the Missouri situation. Joseph is discharged. (3)

-- Jul 12, 1843
Revelation on celestial marriage received (D&C 132). (4)

Revelation on celestial marriage (including plural marriage) recorded (D&C 132). (5)

Joseph Smith dictates the revelation concerning eternal marriage, or "the new and everlasting covenant", including the plurality of wive s(D&C 132). Although written down in 1842, Smith received portions of the revelation as early as 1831. (6)

Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith received Doctrine & Covenants 132, a revelation about the eternal marriage covenant, in the presence of his brother Hyrum Smith and William Clayton, his recorder. (1)

[Joseph Smith] Revelation on marriage. (7)

[Joseph Smith] (age 37)Records a revelation on the new and everlasting covenant, including the eternal nature of the marriage covenant (see D&C 132). (8)

[Lucy Mack Smith] Hyrum reads the revelation on plural marriage, which Joseph has dictated from memory, to Emma. She reacts angrily. (3)

[U.S. Religious History] Mormon leader Joseph Smith said that God approved of polygamy. (9)

-- Jul 13, 1843
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith spent most of the day in conversation with Emma Smith, his wife. (1)

1 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
2 - Proctor, Scott and Maurine Jensen, editors, History of Joseph Smith by His Mother: Revised and Enhanced
3 - Anderson, Lavina Fielding, Editor, Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, 2001, Signature Books
4 - Ludlow, Daniel H. editor, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Macmillan Publishing, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol. 4, Appendix 2: A Chronology of Church History
5 - Hemidakaota, "Church Chronology from 1800-2000,"
6 - Wikipedia, 19th Century (Mormonism),
7 - Joseph Smith Papers, Timeline of Events,
8 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph Smith, Salt Lake City, Utah
9 - Cline, Austin, History of American Religion: Timeline,
Mormon History Timeline /Chronology