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On April 17, in the life of Joseph Smith



April 17, 1834

Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith attended a meeting where Elder Sidney Rigdon discussed the "deliverance of Zion" and the building of a temple in Kirtland.

April 17, 1838

Far West, Missouri. Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 114, a revelation instructing David W. Patten to prepare for a mission the coming spring.