LDS History, Sep 8, 1842

-- Sep 8, 1842
Nauvoo, Illinois. In a letter to James Arlington Bennet, Joseph Smith bore his testimony and described his persecutions. (1)

-- Sep 10, 1842
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith remained in hiding the entire day and returned home at night. (1)

-- Sep 16, 1842
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith was at home sitting for his portrait painted by Brother David Rogers. (1)

-- Sep 19, 1842
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith continued to sit for his portrait being painted by Brother David Rogers. (1)

-- Sep 25, 1842
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith spoke at a grove in Nauvoo for two hours concerning persecutions. (1)

-- Sep 29, 1842
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith stayed at home all day nursing his wife, Emma Smith, who was sick. (1)

-- Oct 2, 1842
[Lucy Mack Smith] The Nauvoo Freemason lodge is suspended for membership and advancement irregularities. (2)

-- Oct 7, 1842
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph promises John Taylor, who is ill with a fever, that he will recover if he accompanies Joseph to another hiding place. This prediction is fulfilled. (2)

-- Oct 10, 1842
Lorenzo Snow presented copies of the Book of Mormon to Queen Victoria of England. (3)

[Lucy Mack Smith] Frederick G. Williams dies in Quincy, Illinois. (2)

-- Oct 15, 1842
[Lucy Mack Smith] A new hymnbook and new edition of Book of Mormon are published. (2)

-- Oct 20, 1842
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph returns to Nauvoo. (2)

-- During 1842 Fall
[Lucy Mack Smith] Emma and children ill. Emma nearly dies. (4)

1 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
2 - Anderson, Lavina Fielding, Editor, Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, 2001, Signature Books
3 - Hemidakaota, "Church Chronology from 1800-2000,"
4 - Proctor, Scott and Maurine Jensen, editors, History of Joseph Smith by His Mother: Revised and Enhanced
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