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On February 28, in the life of Joseph Smith

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February 28, 1835

Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith organized the First Quorum of the Seventy.


February 28, 1843

Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith saw a notice in the Chicago Express about the signs of the Son of Man and wrote to the editor of the Church newspaper Times and Seasons on this topic.

Sources:
History of the Church, Joseph Smith 5:290-91

February 28, 1834

Wesleyville, Pennsylvania. Joseph Smith stayed with kind strangers on his journey to New York to gather volunteers for Zion's Camp.


February 28, 1838

Geauga County, Ohio. Smith for use of Granger v. Smalling and Coltrin: Joseph Smith obtained from the county clerk a writ requiring the sheriff to find the defendant and then to require him to answer the complaint (capias ad respondendum) against John Coltrin and Cyrus Smalling for failure to pay a $500 promissory note for services provided by Julius Granger.

Sources:
Sustaining the Law: Joseph Smith's Legal Encounters, Gordon A. Madsen, Jeffrey N. Walker, and John W. Welch

February 28, 1843

Carthage, Illinois. City of Nauvoo v. Hunter: Joseph Smith's complaint and affidavit and Henry G. Sherwood's notification of summons were filed at the Hancock County Circuit Court.

Sources:
Sustaining the Law: Joseph Smith's Legal Encounters, Gordon A. Madsen, Jeffrey N. Walker, and John W. Welch