LDS History, Jan 10, 1844

-- Jan 10, 1844
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph ordains Uncle John Smith a patriarch. (1)

-- Jan 16, 1844
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith attended a city council meeting and forgave Francis M. Higbee for writing a slanderous letter on January 10. (2)

-- Jan 18, 1844
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith wrote letters to Reuben McBride and Joseph Coe. (2)

[U.S. Religious History] Senator (later President) James Buchanan introduced a resolution in the United States Senate that the United States be declared a Christian Nation and acknowledge Jesus Christ as America's Savior. The resolution was rejected, but man similar resolutions would be introduced during the following years, including at least one that would have amended the Constitution. (3)

-- Jan 19, 1844
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith gave a lecture on the Constitution of the United States and on the candidates for the presidency of the United States. (2)

-- Jan 21, 1844
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith preached to several thousand people on sealing the hearts of the fathers to the children and the hearts of the children to the fathers. (2)

-- Jan 23, 1844
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith sold the printing establishment to John Taylor for $2,832. (2)

-- Jan 29, 1844
Presidential campaign of Joseph Smith began. (4)

Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States. (2)

[Joseph Smith] Joseph is nominated to be President of the United States. (5)

[Joseph Smith] (age 38)Announces his candidacy for the presidency of the United States of America. (6)

[Lucy Mack Smith] Elected candidate for United States presidency. (7)

[Lucy Mack Smith] At a convention in Nauvoo, Willard Richards moves that Joseph become an independent candidate for president. (1)

-- Feb 3, 1844
Nauvoo, Illinois. In the assembly room above the Red Brick Store, Joseph Smith related a dream about his efforts to save friends on a steamboat and walking on the water with his brother Samuel Smith. (2)

-- about Feb 4, 1844
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith saw in vision the pattern for the Nauvoo Temple, which he related to architect William Weeks on February 5. (2)

-- Feb 5, 1844
Nauvoo, Illinois. At the Nauvoo Municipal Court, where Joseph Smith presided as chief justice, he spent the whole morning and day listening to different city wards present their tax lists; then he remitted the taxes of the widows and poor who were unable (2)

1 - Anderson, Lavina Fielding, Editor, Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, 2001, Signature Books
2 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
3 - Cline, Austin, History of American Religion: Timeline,
4 - Hemidakaota, "Church Chronology from 1800-2000,"
5 - More Good Foundation, Timeline,
6 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph Smith, Salt Lake City, Utah
7 - Proctor, Scott and Maurine Jensen, editors, History of Joseph Smith by His Mother: Revised and Enhanced
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