LDS History, Aug 1, 1851,

-- Aug 1, 1851,
the first kiln of earthenware was burned at the Deseret Pottery located near Emigration Canyon. (1)

-- During Fall 1851
[Lucy Mack Smith] Howard and Martha Jane and their children arrive in Utah. (2)

-- Nov 1, 1851
First issue of Journal of Discourses published, Liverpool, England. (3)

First issue of Journal of Discourses published in Liverpool, England. (4)

-- Nov 8, 1851
Parley P. Pratt, the first missionary to South America, arrived in Chile. (4)

-- Nov 11, 1851
"University of Deseret" opened, Salt Lake City, Utah. (3)

-- Dec 21, 1851
Elder Orson Pratt publishes the first isuue of the Church newspaper The Seer. (5)

-- 1851
Church Membership at end of year: 52,165
New Converts : 326
Percent Change from previous year: 0.63% (6)

[Brigham Young] Becomes governor of the Territory of Utah. (7)

[Deseret] In planning the eventual settlement of Utah, the Legislative Assembly designated the remote Pauvan Valley as the site of the territorial seat of government, the surrounding area Millard County, and intended to create a capital city called Fillmore. (1)

[Deseret] Iron ore was discovered, mined, and refined near Cedar City, Utah. (1)

[Deseret] On February 3, Brigham Young took the oath of office, becoming the first Governor of the Utah Territory. (1)

[Deseret] President Brigham Young proclaims January 1, 1852 as a Day of Praise and Thanksgiving. The first Thanksgiving in Utah. (1)

[Deseret] Shade trees are planted on the borders of Salt Lake City's sidewalks. (1)

[Deseret] The Salt Lake City police department was organized on March 10. There were forth patrolmen who were paid 25 cents per hour. (1)

The Pearl of Great Price was first compiled by Franklin D. Richards in Liverpool, England. It was compiled from the writings of Joseph Smith. Some items were later removed or moved to the Doctrine & Covenants. It contained the following:
* Extracts from the Prophecy of Enoch (Moses 6:43 - 7:69)
* The words of God, which he spake unto Moses (Moses 1:1-42)
* A section with no heading (Moses 2:1-5, 40; 8:13-30)
* The Book of Abraham including Facsimile 1, 2 and 3 from the Book of Abraham
* An extract from a Translation of the Bible (Joseph Smith - Matthew)
* A Key to the Revelations of St. John (Doctrine & Covenants 77)
* A Revelation and Prophecy (Doctrine & Covenants 87)
* Extracts from the History of Joseph Smith (Joseph Smith - History)
* From the Doctrine and Covanants of the Church Commandment to the Church concerning baptism (Doctrine & Covenants 20:71, 37, 72-75)
* The duties of members after they are received by baptism (Doctrine & Covenants 20:68-69)
* Method of administering the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper (Doctrine & Covenants 20:75-79)
* The Duties of the Elders, Priests, Teachers, Deacons, and Members of the Church of Christ (Doctrine & Covenants 20:38-44; 107:11; 20:45-59, 70, 80)
* On Priesthood (Doctrine & Covenants 107:1-10, 12-20)
* The Calling and Duties of the Twelve Apostles (Doctrine & Covenants 107:23, 33)
* The Calling and Duties of the Seventy (Doctrine & Covenants 107:34, 93-100)
* Extract from a revelation given July, 1830 (Doctrine & Covenants 27:5-18)
* Rise of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Doctrine & Covenants 20:1-36)
* Times and Seasons, Vol. III, page 709 (Articles of Faith)
* Truth (a poem by John Jaques) (8)

1 - History to Go, Pioneers and Cowboys,
2 - Anderson, Lavina Fielding, Editor, Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, 2001, Signature Books
3 - Ludlow, Daniel H. editor, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Macmillan Publishing, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol. 4, Appendix 2: A Chronology of Church History
4 - Hemidakaota, "Church Chronology from 1800-2000,"
5 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, United Kingdom, "On This Day,"
6 - Wikipedia, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Membership History,
7 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Brigham Young, Salt Lake City, Utah
8 - Wikipedia, Pearl of Great Price,
Mormon History Timeline /Chronology