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On September 22, in the life of Joseph Smith

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September 22, 1827

Manchester, New York. Joseph Smith received the gold plates from the angel Moroni on the hill where they were buried.

Sources:
History of the Church, Joseph Smith 1:18
Joseph Smith—History 1:59
Joseph Smith History A-1:8
Sustaining the Law: Joseph Smith's Legal Encounters, Gordon A. Madsen, Jeffrey N. Walker, and John W. Welch

September 22, 1823

Palmyra and Manchester, New York. The angel Moroni visited Joseph Smith again during the day and "related unto [him] all that he had related to [him] the previous night," after which Joseph Smith went to the hill and first saw the plates.



September 22-23, 1832

Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 84, a revelation containing instructions about the priesthood as well as scripture in poetic form called "the new song of Zion."


September 22, 1824

Manchester, New York. Joseph Smith met with Moroni at Hill Cumorah one year after Moroni's initial visits.


September 22, 1825

Manchester, New York. Joseph Smith met with Moroni at Hill Cumorah two years after Moroni's initial visits.


September 22, 1826

Manchester, New York. Joseph Smith met with Moroni at Hill Cumorah three years after Moroni's initial visits.


September 22, 1836

Geauga County, Ohio. Smith for use of Hitchcock and Hitchcock v. Cheney: Cheney was indebted to the plaintiff for $400 for work, money, goods, and merchandise.

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

September 22, 1841

Nauvoo, Illinois. Nauvoo High Council: The High Council resolved no longer to handle any business of a temporal nature and to transfer all debts and temporal business to the First Presidency.

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