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On July 2, in the life of Joseph Smith

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EVENT


July 2, 1833

Kirtland, Ohio. Although the major portion of the inspired translation of the Bible was completed by this date, Joseph Smith continued until his death in 1844 to make modifications while preparing a manuscript for the press.


July 2, 1834

Liberty, Missouri. Joseph Smith told the brethren of Zion's Camp that they could avoid a second plague of cholera by humbling themselves and covenanting to obey the Lord’s commandments.

Sources:
History of the Church, Joseph Smith 2:114-20
Joseph Smith History A1:510

July 2, 1839

Montrose, Iowa. Joseph Smith counseled with and blessed the Twelve Apostles and certain of the Seventies before their missions to Great Britain.

Sources:
Leaves from My Journal, Wilford Woodruff p. 106
Joseph Smith History C1:957
Joseph Smith, Journal, 2 July 1839
Discourse, 2 July 1839

July 2, 1843

Nauvoo, Illinois. After a hearing on the return of habeas corpus pertaining to Joseph Smith's arrest, the Nauvoo Municipal Court ordered Joseph to be discharged "for want of substance in the warrant . . . as well as upon the merits of the case."

Sources:
History of the Church, Joseph Smith 5:474