On March 8, in the life of Joseph Smith
Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith began his translation work on the Gospel of Matthew.
Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 46, a revelation concerning the gifts of the Spirit, and Doctrine and Covenants 47, a revelation calling John Whitmer to be the Church historian and recorder.
Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith ordained Sidney Rigdon and Jesse Gause as counselors in the presidency of the High Priesthood.
Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 90, a revelation stating that his counselors in the presidency, Sidney Rigdon and Frederick G. Williams, were to have increased authority and be "accounted as equal with thee in holding the keys of this last kingdom." They were ordained to their new responsibilities on March 18.
Farmersville, New York. Joseph Smith, Parley P. Pratt, and Freeman Nickerson traveled to Farmersville, New York, where they spent the evening in the home of an Esquire Walker.
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