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On October 23, in the life of Joseph Smith

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EVENT


October 23, 1835

Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith united with a group of the brethren to pray to the Lord for special blessings on the Saints.


October 23, 1843

Nauvoo, Illinois. After receiving more means from those of the Twelve who had returned from the eastern United States, Joseph Smith immediately gave directions to send for groceries and supplies for the Nauvoo Temple and the workmen.

Sources:
History of the Church, Joseph Smith 6:60-61

October 23, 1833

Colburn, Upper Canada (now Ontario). At a candlelight meeting, Joseph Smith and Sidney Rigdon were challenged by a Wesleyan Methodist who "exhibited a great lack of reason, knowledge, and wisdom, and gave [them] no opportunity to reply."


October 23, 1845

Hancock County, Illinois. Almon W. Babbitt, Guardian for heirs of Edward Lawrence v. William Law, Joseph Coolidge: Babbitt withdrew his claim.

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