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On April 28, in the life of Joseph Smith

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April 28, 1842

Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith spoke to the Relief Society on the sisters' responsibilities when laying hands on the sick and on living up to their privileges.


April 28, 1835

Kirtland, Ohio. Members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles met together to finalize preparations for their mission to the eastern states in May.


April 28, 1838

Far West, Missouri. Joseph Smith and Sidney Rigdon attended the high council by invitation and filled in as councilors in an appeals case.


April 28-29, 1832

Kaw Township, Missouri. Joseph Smith visited the Church members living above the Big Blue River.


April 28, 1844

Nauvoo, Illinois. The Reformed Church was organized at Wilson Law's home, with William Law as president and Wilson Law as a counselor, Robert D. Foster and Francis M. Higbee as apostles, and Keokuk hotelier Charles Ivins as bishop. This church's purpose was to destroy the Smiths and take control of Nauvoo.

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

April 28, 1844

Nauvoo, Illinois. Brigham Young cursed Foster from the stand and the people cried "Amen."

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