LDS History, Oct 8, 1843

-- Oct 8, 1843
[Lucy Mack Smith] Lucy is anointed and endowed. (1)

-- ca. Oct 8, 1843
[Lucy Mack Smith] Sophronia C. Smith, daughter of Don Carlos and Agnes Smith, dies at Nauvoo. (1)

-- Oct 13, 1843
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith allowed Dr. Turner, a phrenologist, to examine his head for about an hour. (2)

-- Oct 15, 1843
Nauvoo, Illinois. From the speakers stand east of the Nauvoo Temple, Joseph Smith preached about the Constitution of the United States, the Bible, and Nauvoos economy. (2)

-- Oct 19, 1843
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith and William Clayton started for Macedonia, Illinois (now Webster), and arrived at sundown. (2)

-- Oct 23, 1843
Nauvoo, Illinois. After receiving more means from the Twelve who had returned from the eastern United States, Joseph Smith immediately gave directions to send for groceries and supplies for the Nauvoo Temple and the workmen. (2)

-- Nov 2, 1843
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith and some of the brethren agreed to write to five of the leading candidates for the presidency of the United States, to inquire what their course of action would be in relation to the cruelty and oppression that we have suffered from the State of Missouri, if they were elected. (2)

[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph has Brigham Young seal him to Brigham's fifty-sixyear-old twice-widowed sister, Fanny Young Carr Murray. She is the stepmother of Heber C. Kimball's wife Vilate and apparently Joseph's last-married plural wife. (1)

-- Nov 3, 1843
Knowleton F. Hanks becomes the first Mormon missionary to be buried at sea. (3)

-- Nov 4, 1843
Nauvoo, Illinois. Elders Willard Richards and John Taylor spent the day helping Joseph Smith write letters to presidential candidates, including United States president Martin Van Buren. (2)

[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph writes to presidential candidates John C. Calhoun, Henry Clay, Martin Van Buren, Richard M. Johnson, and Lewis Cass asking for their view on justice for Mormons in Missouri. (1)

-- Nov 5, 1843
[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph is attacked by violent nausea at dinner and vomits fresh blood. He accuses Emma of poisoning him. Other attackspossibly of ulcers or gallstonesoccur on 21 January and 2 and 28 April 1844. (1)

-- Nov 7, 1843
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith instructed Joseph C. Cole to move the tables for his school from the hall above the Red Brick Store, so that Elders Willard Richards and William W. Phelps could continue working on the Prophets history undisturbed. (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 - Wikipedia, 19th Century (Mormonism),
Mormon History Timeline /Chronology