On December 18, in the life of Joseph Smith
Kirtland, Ohio. The elders assembled, and Joseph Smith dedicated the printing press. Later he pronounced blessings on his parents and siblings.
Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith received and promptly replied to a letter from his brother William in which William asked forgiveness for his abuse at a debate on December 16.
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith sent a statement to James Gordon Bennett of the New York Weekly Herald, expressing gratitude for an unbiased publication concerning the Saints.
Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith saw in vision Jehovah appearing to Adam at Adam-ondi-Ahman in ancient times.
Geauga County, Ohio. Foster v. Johnson: On plaintiff's complaint, a summons was issued to Constable J. Markell. It was served on Luke Johnson, Hyrum Smith, and Joseph Smith the same day. Lyman Johnson was not found.
Nauvoo City Resolution: Recommended that all Nauvoo citizens subscribe to the "New York Weekly Herald" and thanked its editor for his contributions.
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