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On February 27, in the life of Joseph Smith



February 27, 1833

Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 89, a revelation containing the dietary code known as the Word of Wisdom.

February 27, 1834

Elk Creek, Pennsylvania. Joseph Smith stayed at Shadrach Roundy's home while traveling to New York to gather volunteers for Zion's Camp.

February 27, 1835

Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith met with nine of the Twelve Apostles at home and gave them counsel on the authority of the apostleship and the importance of keeping records.

February 27, 1843

Nauvoo, Illinois. City of Nauvoo v. Davis: Documents relating to this court case (abusive and ridiculous language) were sent to the Hancock County Circuit Court.

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