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When complete, this calendar will list in chronological order all known JS documents. Because many original JS documents were later copied or published (often multiple times), the calendar also identifies later versions that contribute to understanding an original nonextant text or that were authorized by JS. Some known versions are not listed because they do not meet these criteria. For example, the many reprints of the preface to the Book of Mormon that appeared in contemporary newspapers are excluded, as are the versions of revelations printed in the Latter Day Saints’ Millennial Star, a church newspaper published in England by the British mission without involvement from JS. Each revelation published in the Millennial Star was derivative of an earlier version that is extant. In an effort to prevent misunderstanding, this calendar identifies known forgeries of JS documents as well as other purported JS documents of questioned authenticity.

Each entry provides the creation date and a brief description of the original document. The description identifies, as appropriate, author, genre, place of creation, and other essential bibliographical elements. Beneath the date and description is a list of relevant versions of that document, arranged chronologically by the dates on which those versions were produced. An asterisk (*) identifies versions of documents featured in the letterpress edition of The Joseph Smith Papers. For some printed works, it is possible to determine when the work, or the portion of it that included a particular JS document, was typeset. In such cases, the typesetting date (rather than the publication date for the work) is used for the creation date, followed by a dagger (†). Documents such as multiple-entry journals and minute books that were produced over a period of time are arranged among the other documents by the known or most likely beginning date. Conversely, documents created at some unknown time within a larger range of time are arranged at the end of the most likely period of production. When used in a creation date, an inclusive dash indicates that the text in question was created in multiple installments over a period of time. For example, the creation date of the original manuscript of the Book of Mormon is given as “ca. Apr.–June 1829,” meaning that work got under way on the manuscript circa April 1829 and continued through June 1829. In contrast, when a date range is introduced with the word between, such as “between 1 Nov. and 31 Dec. 1832,” the text in question was created at some specific but unknown point within that range.

If a version is known to have existed but has not been located, it is labeled as “Not extant.” In the case of JS’s earliest revelations, it is sometimes not known with certainty whether a text was taken down at the time JS dictated it or was not written until later. Additionally, few if any original versions of the revelations are now extant. Nonetheless, this calendar assumes that an original version of each revelation existed at one time and lists it first among versions. Similarly, this calendar assumes that original minutes were taken down in meetings before being copied into a minute book.1 Some items may be “Partially extant,” meaning some portion of that version was destroyed or lost. “Extract” indicates that the version being described exists only in part, as extracted from another source. These extracts are nearly complete versions of the texts. Briefer excerpts from the revelations appearing in letters and other documents are not calendared.

Full entries for the sources given in the text of the calendar may be found in the Comprehensive Works Cited.

1825

June 18JS, Letter, Canandaigua, NY, to Josiah Stowell, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA
Ca. 1983; Historical Department, Materials Received from Mark W. Hofmann, CHL; handwriting of Mark Hofmann forging handwriting of JS. FORGERY.2
November 1Josiah Stowell and Others (Including JS), Agreement, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA, Signed by Charles A. Newton and Others (Including JS), Witnessed by Isaac Hale and Others
20 Mar. 1880; Article of Agreement, Susquehanna (PA) Journal, 20 Mar. 1880. Not extant.3
*23 Apr. 1880; “An Interesting Document,” Salt Lake Daily Tribune (Salt Lake City, Utah Territory), 23 Apr. 1880, [4]. QUESTIONED AUTHENTICITY.4

1827

March 10Joel Thayer and Levi Thayer, Receipt, Palmyra Township, NY, to JS
10 Mar. 1827; JS Collection, CHL; unidentified handwriting.
Between September 23, 1827, and Late June 1829Copies of Book of Mormon Characters, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA
Between 23 Sept. 1827 and late June 1829. Not extant.5
*Between ca. 1829 and 1831; “Caractors;” CCLA; English word in handwriting of John Whitmer; characters probably also in Whitmer’s handwriting.
*Between ca. 1835 and 1836; Characters; CHL; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery; characters presumably in Cowdery’s handwriting.
Ca. 1836; “Characters on the Book of Mormon”; Revelations Collection, CHL; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
*1844; The Stick of Joseph, Taken from the Hand of Ephraim, broadside, [New York City, NY: Prophet, 1844], copy at CHL.
Ca. 1980; Historical Department, Materials Received from Mark W. Hofmann, CHL; handwriting of Mark Hofmann forging handwriting of JS. FORGERY.6

1828

Ca. Mid-April–ca. Mid-JuneInitial Portion of the Book of Mormon Translation (the “Book of Lehi”), Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA
Ca. mid-Apr.–ca. mid-June 1828; handwriting probably of Martin Harris, Emma Smith, and possibly others. Not extant.7
JulyRevelation, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA, to JS [D&C 3]
July 1828. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 1–2; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 1 Nov. and 31 Dec. 1832;† Book of Commandments 2.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 30, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 10–11; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 15–16; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 15–16; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; Revelations Collection, CHL; handwriting of Howard Coray. Extract.
16 May 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 16 May 1842, 3:786.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 30, 1844 ed.
Ca. FallJS, Letter, to Asahel Smith, Stockholm, NY
Ca. fall 1828. Not extant.8

1829

FebruaryRevelation, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA, to Joseph Smith Sr. [D&C 4]
Feb. 1829. Not extant.
*Between ca. Dec. 1830 and spring 1831; Partridge, Copies of Revelations, CHL; handwriting of Edward Partridge.
Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 2–3; handwriting of John Whitmer. Partially extant.
Between 1 Nov. and 31 Dec. 1832;† Book of Commandments 3.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 31, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 11; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 22–23; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 22–23; handwriting of Howard Coray.
15 June 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 June 1842, 3:817.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 31, 1844 ed.
MarchRevelation, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA [D&C 5]
Mar. 1829. Not extant.
*Ca. Apr. 1829; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery.
Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, beginning on p. 3; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.9
Between 1 Nov. and 31 Dec. 1832;† Book of Commandments 4.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 32, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 11–13; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 23–26; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 23–26; handwriting of Howard Coray.
15 June 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 June 1842, 3:817–818.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 32, 1844 ed.
April 6JS and Isaac Hale, Agreement, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA
*6 Apr. 1829; JS Collection, CHL; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery; signatures of JS and Isaac Hale, witnessed by Oliver Cowdery and Samuel Smith; notations of payment added in handwriting of Oliver Cowdery and John Whitmer, with signatures of Isaac Hale.
April Revelation, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA, to Oliver Cowdery, Apr. 1829–A [D&C 6]
Apr. 1829. Not extant.
Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, beginning on p. 5; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.10
*Between 1 Nov. and 31 Dec. 1832;† Book of Commandments 5.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 8, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 13–15; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 27–30; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 27–30; handwriting of Howard Coray.
1 July 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 July 1842, 3:832–833.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 8, 1844 ed.
SpringRevelation, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA [D&C 10]
Spring 1829. Not extant.
Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 8–12; handwriting of John Whitmer. Partially extant.
*Between 1 Nov. and 31 Dec. 1832;† Book of Commandments 9.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 36, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, four inserted pages attached to p. 11; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 17–22; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 17–22; handwriting of Howard Coray.
1 June 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 June 1842, 3:801–804.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 36, 1844 ed.
AprilRevelation, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA, to Oliver Cowdery, Apr. 1829–B [D&C 8]
Apr. 1829. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 12–13; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 1 Nov. and 31 Dec. 1832;† Book of Commandments 7.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 34, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 16–17; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 30–33; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 31–33; handwriting of Howard Coray.
15 July 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 July 1842, 3:853–854.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 34, 1844 ed.
AprilAccount of John, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA, Apr. 1829–C [D&C 7]
Apr. 1829. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 13–14; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 1 Nov. and 31 Dec. 1832;† Book of Commandments 6.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 33, 1835 ed.
Ca. 1836; Revelations Collection, CHL; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 15–16; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 31; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 31; handwriting of Howard Coray.
15 July 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 July 1842, 3:853.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 33, 1844 ed.
AprilRevelation, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA, to Oliver Cowdery, Apr. 1829–D [D&C 9]
Apr. 1829. Not extant.
Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 14–15; handwriting of John Whitmer. Partially extant.
*Between 1 Nov. and 31 Dec. 1832;† Book of Commandments 8.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 35, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 17; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 33–34; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 33–34; handwriting of Howard Coray.
15 July 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 July 1842, 3:854.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 35, 1844 ed.
MayRevelation, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA, to Hyrum Smith, May 1829–A [D&C 11]
May 1829. Not extant.
Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, beginning on p. 15; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.11
*Between 1 Nov. and 31 Dec. 1832;† Book of Commandments 10.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 37, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 19–20; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 37–39; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 37–39; handwriting of Howard Coray.
1 Aug. 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Aug. 1842, 3:866–867.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 37, 1844 ed.
MayRevelation, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA, to Joseph Knight Sr., May 1829–B [D&C 12]
May 1829. Not extant.
*Between 1 Nov. and 31 Dec. 1832;† Book of Commandments 11.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 38, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 21; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 39–40; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 39–40; handwriting of Howard Coray.
15 Aug. 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Aug. 1842, 3:884.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 38, 1844 ed.
Ca. April–JuneBook of Mormon
Ca. Apr.–June 1829; Original Manuscript; portions of the manuscript are at CHL; at J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City; and in private possession; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery, John Whitmer, and unidentified scribes. Partially extant.12
Ca. Aug. 1829–ca. Feb. 1830; Printer’s Manuscript, CCLA; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery, Hyrum Smith, and one unidentified scribe. Redactions in the handwriting of compositor—likely John Gilbert—and JS.
1830; Book of Mormon, 1830 ed.
1837; Book of Mormon, 1837 ed.
1840; Book of Mormon, 1840 ed.
1841; Book of Mormon, 1841 ed.
Ca. Early JuneTitle Page of Book of Mormon, Likely Printed in Palmyra, NY
*Ca. early June 1829; filed with Copyright for Book of Mormon, 11 June 1829; Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington DC.
11 June 1829; in Copyright for Book of Mormon, clerk’s copy, United States District Court of the Nothern District of New York, Copyright Book, vol. 116, p. 107, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington DC; handwriting probably of Richard R. Lansing.
11 June 1829; in Copyright for Book of Mormon, recipient’s copy, CHL; handwriting probably of Richard R. Lansing.
26 June 1829; “The Book of Mormon,” Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 26 June 1829, [3].
Ca. Aug. 1829; Title Page, Book of Mormon, Printer’s Manuscript, [i]; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery.
11 Aug. 1829; “Golden Bible,” Palmyra (NY) Freeman, 11 Aug. 1829, [2].
Aug. 1829;† Title Page, Book of Mormon, 1830 ed., [i].13
Aug. 1829;† Copyright Notice, Book of Mormon, 1830 ed., [ii].
1837; Book of Mormon, 1837 ed., [iii].
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 34–35; handwriting of James Mulholland.
1840; Book of Mormon, 1840 ed., [5].
1841; Book of Mormon, 1841 ed., [i].
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 61–62; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 61; handwriting of Howard Coray.
JuneRevelation, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, to David Whitmer, June 1829–A [D&C 14]
June 1829. Not extant.
Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, beginning on p. 17; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.14
*Between 1 Nov. 1832 and ca. early 1833;† Book of Commandments 12.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 39, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 22; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 41–42; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 41–42; handwriting of Howard Coray.
15 Aug. 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Aug. 1842, 3:885.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 39, 1844 ed.
JuneRevelation, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, to Oliver Cowdery and Others, June 1829–B [D&C 18]
June 1829. Not extant.
Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, beginning on p. 18; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.15
*Ca. early 1833;† Book of Commandments 15.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 43, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 27–29; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 49–52; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 49–52; handwriting of Howard Coray.
15 Sept. 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Sept. 1842, 3:915–917.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 43, 1844 ed.
JuneRevelation, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, to John Whitmer, June 1829–C [D&C 15]
June 1829. Not extant.
Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, beginning on p. 20; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.16
*Ca. early 1833;† Book of Commandments 13.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 40, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 22–23; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 42; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 42; handwriting of Howard Coray.
15 Aug. 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Aug. 1842, 3:885.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 40, 1844 ed.
JuneRevelation, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, to Peter Whitmer Jr., June 1829–D [D&C 16]
June 1829. Not extant.
Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, p. 21; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.17
*Ca. early 1833;† Book of Commandments 14.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 41, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 23; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 42; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 42; handwriting of Howard Coray.
15 Aug. 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Aug. 1842, 3:885.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 41, 1844 ed.
June“Articles of the Church of Christ,” Possibly Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY
June 1829. Not extant.18
*Between ca. February and April 1830; “Articles of the Church of Christ,” CHL; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery.
Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 21–25; handwriting of John Whitmer. Partially extant.
June 11Copyright for Book of Mormon, Likely Utica, NY
11 June 1829; clerk’s copy, New York North District, Copyright Book, vol. 116, p. 107, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington DC; printed form with manuscript additions probably in the handwriting of Richard R. Lansing.
*11 June 1829; recipient’s copy, CHL; printed form with manuscript additions probably in the handwriting of Richard R. Lansing.
Ca. Aug. 1829; Book of Mormon, Printer’s Manuscript, [i]; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery. Extract.
Aug. 1829;† Book of Mormon, 1830 ed., [ii].
JuneRevelation, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, to Oliver Cowdery and Others, June 1829–E [D&C 17]
June 1829. Not extant.
Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, p. 25; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.19
*Not before 25 Nov. 1834; Revelation Book 2, pp. 119–120; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 42, 1835 ed.
Sept. 1835; “Letter No. 10,” LDS Messenger and Advocate, Sept. 1835, 1:178.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 24; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 44–45; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 43–44; handwriting of Howard Coray.
1 Sept. 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Sept. 1842, 3:897.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 42, 1844 ed.
Late JuneTestimony of Three Witnesses, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY
Late June 1829; possibly associated with the original Book of Mormon manuscript. Not extant.20
Ca. early 1830; Book of Mormon, Printer’s Manuscript, 463–464; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery.
*Ca. Mar. 1830;† Book of Mormon, 1830 ed., [589].
Between 1 Oct. and 28 Nov. 1834; Howe, Mormonism Unvailed, 94–95.
1837; Book of Mormon, 1837 ed., [620].
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 25–26; handwriting of James Mulholland.
1840; Book of Mormon, 1840 ed., [572].
1841; Book of Mormon, 1841 ed., [iii].
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 46–47; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 46–47; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Late JuneTestimony of Eight Witnesses, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY
Late June 1829; possibly associated with the original Book of Mormon manuscript. Not extant.21
Ca. early 1830; Book of Mormon, Printer’s Manuscript, 464; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery.
*Ca. Mar. 1830;† Book of Mormon, 1830 ed., [590].
1837; Book of Mormon, 1837 ed., [621].
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 26; handwriting of James Mulholland.
1840; Book of Mormon, 1840 ed., [573].
1841; Book of Mormon, 1841 ed., [iv].
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 47–48; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 47–48; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. SummerRevelation, Manchester Township, Ontario Co., NY, to Martin Harris [D&C 19]
Ca. summer 1829. Not extant.
Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 25–28; handwriting of John Whitmer. Partially extant.
*Ca. early 1833;† Book of Commandments 16.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 44, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 35–36; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 62–65; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 62–65; handwriting of Howard Coray.
15 Oct. 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Oct. 1842, 3:943–944.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 44, 1844 ed.
Ca. AugustJS, Preface to Book of Mormon, Manchester Township, Ontario Co., or Palmyra Township, NY
Ca. Aug. 1829; Book of Mormon, Printer’s Manuscript, [iii]; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery.
*Ca. Aug. 1829;† “Preface,” Book of Mormon, 1830 ed., [iii]–iv.
August 17E. B. Grandin and Others (Including JS), Contract, Palmyra, NY
Ca. 1983; Historical Department, Materials Received from Mark W. Hofmann, CHL; handwriting of Mark Hofmann forging handwriting of E. B. Grandin and signatures of JS, Martin Harris, E. B. Grandin, and Z. G. Reeves. FORGERY.22
October 22JS, Letter, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA, to Oliver Cowdery, Palmyra, NY
22 Oct. 1829. Not extant.
*Between ca. 27 Nov. 1832 and ca. Jan. 1833; JS Letterbook 1, p. 9; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Ca. OctoberJS, Promissory Note, Bainbridge, NY, to Josiah Stowell
Ca. Oct. 1829. Not extant.23
Ca. OctoberCornelius C. Blatchly, Letter, to JS and Others, Palmyra Township, NY
Ca. Oct. 1829. Not extant.24
November 6Oliver Cowdery, Letter, Manchester Township, Ontario Co., NY, to JS, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA
6 Nov. 1829. Not extant.
*Between ca. 27 Nov. 1832 and ca. Jan. 1833; JS Letterbook 1, pp. 6–8; handwriting of JS.
December 28Oliver Cowdery, Letter, Manchester Township, Ontario Co., NY, to JS, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA
28 Dec. 1829. Not extant.
*Between ca. 27 Nov. 1832 and ca. Jan. 1833; JS Letterbook 1, pp. 4–5; handwriting of JS.

1830

January 16JS, Agreement with Martin Harris, Manchester Township, Ontario Co., NY
*16 Jan. 1830; Simon Gratz Autograph Collection, 1517–1925, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery; signature of JS, witnessed by Oliver Cowdery.
Ca. Early 1830Revelation, Manchester Township, Ontario Co., NY
Ca. early 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 30–31; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. 1831; handwriting of William E. McLellin. Not extant.25
Ca. AprilArticles and Covenants, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY [D&C 20]
Ca. Apr. 1830. Not extant.
Not before ca. Sept. 1830; Martin Harris copy. Not extant.26
Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 52–58; handwriting of John Whitmer.
*19 Apr. 1831; “The Mormon Creed,” Painesville (OH) Telegraph, 19 Apr. 1831, [4].
May 1831; Revelations Collection, CHL; handwriting of Symonds Rider.
Ca. June 1831; Gilbert, Notebook, [1]–[11]; handwriting of Sidney Gilbert.
Ca. 1831; handwriting of William E. McLellin. Not extant.27
12 Jan. 1832; Coltrin, Diary, [1]–[10]; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. Oct. 1831 and 1 Feb. 1832; Hyde and Smith, Notebook, [3]–[11]; handwriting of Orson Hyde.
June 1832; “The Articles and Covenants of the Church of Christ,” The Evening and the Morning Star, June 1832, [1]–[2].
Ca. early 1833;† Book of Commandments 24.
June 1833; “The Articles and Covenants of the Church of Christ,” The Evening and the Morning Star, June 1833, [1]–[2].
Ca. 1834; Emma Smith Woodruff, Collection, CHL; handwriting of Henry (Harry) Brown.
Jan. 1835; “The Articles and Covenants of the Church of Christ,” Evening and Morning Star, June 1832 (Jan. 1835), 2–4.
Between 17 Feb. and 26 May 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 2, 1835 ed.
June 1836; “Articles and Covenants of the Church of Christ,” Evening and Morning Star, June 1833 (June 1836), 193–196.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 30–34; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 53–60; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 53–60; handwriting of Howard Coray.
1 Oct. 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Oct. 1842, 3:929–931.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 2, 1844 ed.
April 6Revelation, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, to JS and Oliver Cowdery [D&C 21]
6 Apr. 1830. Not extant.
Between ca. Dec. 1830 and spring 1831; Partridge, Copies of Revelations, CHL; handwriting of Edward Partridge. Partially extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 28–29; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. early 1833;† Book of Commandments 22.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 46, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 37–38; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 66–67; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 66–67; handwriting of Howard Coray.
15 Oct. 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Oct. 1842, 3:945.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 46, 1844 ed.
AprilRevelation, Manchester Township, Ontario Co., NY, to Oliver Cowdery, Apr. 1830–A [D&C 23:1–2]
Apr. 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, p. 29; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. early 1833;† Book of Commandments 17.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 45:1, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 39; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 68; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 68; handwriting of Howard Coray.
15 Nov. 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Nov. 1842, 4:12.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 45:1, 1844 ed.
AprilRevelation, Manchester Township, Ontario Co., NY, to Hyrum Smith, Apr. 1830–B [D&C 23:3]
Apr. 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, p. 29; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. early 1833;† Book of Commandments 18.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 45:2, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 39; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 69; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 69; handwriting of Howard Coray.
15 Nov. 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Nov. 1842, 4:12.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 45:2, 1844 ed.
AprilRevelation, Manchester Township, Ontario Co., NY, to Samuel Smith, Apr. 1830–C [D&C 23:4]
Apr. 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 29–30; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. early 1833;† Book of Commandments 19.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 45:3, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 39; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 69; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 69; handwriting of Howard Coray.
15 Nov. 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Nov. 1842, 4:12.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 45:3, 1844 ed.
AprilRevelation, Manchester Township, Ontario Co., NY, to Joseph Smith Sr., Apr. 1830–D [D&C 23:5]
Apr. 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, p. 30; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. early 1833;† Book of Commandments 20.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 45:4, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 39; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 69; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 69; handwriting of Howard Coray.
15 Nov. 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Nov. 1842, 4:12.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 45:4, 1844 ed.
AprilRevelation, Manchester Township, Ontario Co., NY, to Joseph Knight Sr., Apr. 1830–E [D&C 23:6–7]
Apr. 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, p. 30; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. early 1833;† Book of Commandments 21.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 45:5, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 39; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 69; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 69; handwriting of Howard Coray.
15 Nov. 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Nov. 1842, 4:12.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 45:5, 1844 ed.
April 16Revelation, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY [D&C 22]
16 Apr. 1830. Not extant.
Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, p. 32; handwriting of John Whitmer.
*19 Apr. 1831; “The Mormon Creed,” Painesville (OH) Telegraph, 19 Apr. 1831, [4].
Ca. June 1831; Gilbert, Notebook, [11]–[12]; handwriting of Sidney Gilbert.
Early Nov. 1831; McLellin, Copies of Revelations, 7; handwriting of William E. McLellin.
June 1832; “The Articles and Covenants of the Church of Christ,” The Evening and the Morning Star, June 1832, [1]–[2].
Ca. early 1833;† Book of Commandments 23.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 47, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 38; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 68; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 68; handwriting of Howard Coray.
15 Nov. 1842; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Nov. 1842, 4:12.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 47, 1844 ed.
June 9Minutes, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY
9 June 1830; handwriting probably of Oliver Cowdery. Not extant.28
Between ca. 1833 and Aug. 1835; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.29
*Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, p. 1; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.
June 9License, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, for David Whitmer
9 June 1830. Not extant.30
June 9License, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, for John Whitmer
*9 June 1830; Western Americana Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery; signatures of JS and Oliver Cowdery.
June 9License, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, for Peter Whitmer Jr.
9 June 1830. Not extant.31
June 9License, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, for Ziba Peterson
9 June 1830. Not extant.32
June 9License, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, for Samuel Smith
9 June 1830. Not extant.33
June 9License, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, for Martin Harris
9 June 1830. Not extant.34
June 9License, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, for Hyrum Smith
9 June 1830. Not extant.35
June 9License, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, for Joseph Smith Sr.
*9 June 1830; JS Collection, CHL; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery; signatures of JS and Oliver Cowdery.
June 9License, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, for Hiram Page
9 June 1830. Not extant.36
June 9License, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, for Christian Whitmer
*9 June 1830; Western Americana Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery; signatures of JS and Oliver Cowdery.
JuneVisions of Moses, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, or Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA (or Possibly Colesville Township or Manchester Township, NY) [Moses 1]
*June 1830; now in Old Testament Revision 1, pp. 1–3; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery.
Ca. Jan. 1831; Old Testament Revision, John Whitmer first copy, pp. 1–2; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. 8 Mar. 1831; Old Testament Revision 2, pp. 1–3; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. Dec. 1830 and spring 1831; handwriting probably of Edward Partridge. Not extant. 37
Ca. 1835; Phelps, Diary and Notebook, [38]–[45]; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
Ca. 1838; Richards, “Pocket Companion,” 86–93; handwriting of Willard Richards.
Ca. 1840; “A Revelation Given to Joseph the Seer June 1833,” ca. 1840, CHL; unidentified handwriting.
16 Jan. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 16 Jan. 1843, 4:71–73.
June 1830–July 1833Old Testament Revision
June 1830–7 Mar. 1831; Old Testament Revision 1; handwriting of Sidney Rigdon and others. Extract.38
Ca. 8 Mar. 1831–5 Apr. 1831; late July 1832–July 1833; Old Testament Revision 2; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams and others (including JS).39
JulyRevelation, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA, to JS, July 1830–A [D&C 24]
July 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 32–34; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. early 1833;† Book of Commandments 25.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 9, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 48–49; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 82–84; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 82–83; handwriting of Howard Coray.
1 Feb. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Feb. 1843, 4:92–93.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 9, 1844 ed.
JulyRevelation, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA, to JS and Others, July 1830–B [D&C 26]
July 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, p. 34; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. early 1833;† Book of Commandments 27.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 49, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 50; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 85–86; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 85; handwriting of Howard Coray.
15 Feb. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Feb. 1843, 4:108.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 49, 1844 ed.
JulyRevelation, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA, to Emma Smith, July 1830–C [D&C 25]
July 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 34–35; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. early 1833;† Book of Commandments 26.
Between 1 Oct. and 28 Nov. 1834; Howe, Mormonism Unvailed, 101–102.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 48, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 49–50; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 84–85; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 84–85; handwriting of Howard Coray.
1 Feb. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Feb. 1843, 4:93.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 48, 1844 ed.
Ca. JulyOliver Cowdery, Letter, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, to JS, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA
Ca. July 1830. Not extant.40
Ca. JulyJS, Letter, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA, to Oliver Cowdery, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY
Ca. July 1830. Not extant.41
Ca. AugustRevelation, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA [D&C 27]
Ca. Aug. 1830. Not extant.
Not before ca. Sept. 1830; Martin Harris copy. Not extant.42
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 35–36; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. Dec. 1830 and spring 1831; Partridge, Copies of Revelations, CHL; handwriting of Edward Partridge.
19 Apr. 1831; “The Mormon Creed,” Painesville (OH) Telegraph, 19 Apr. 1831, [4].
Ca. early 1833;† Book of Commandments 28.
Mar. 1833; “A Commandment Given, September 4, 1830,” The Evening and the Morning Star, Mar. 1833, [6].
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 50, 1835 ed.
May 1836; “Revelation Given September, 1830,” Evening and Morning Star, Mar. 1833 (May 1836), 155.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 51–52; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 87–89; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 87–88; handwriting of Howard Coray.
1 Mar. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Mar. 1843, 4:117–118.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 50, 1844 ed.
August 25Isaac Hale and Elizabeth Lewis Hale, Deed, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA, to JS
*25 Aug. 1830; JS Collection, CHL; printed form with handwriting of Jesse Lane; signatures of Isaac Hale and Elizabeth Lewis Hale, witnessed by John Whitmer and Jesse Lane.
31 Aug. 1830; Susquehanna Co., PA, Deeds, 1812–1922, vol. 8, pp. 59–60; Recorder of Deeds Office, Susquehanna Co. Courthouse, Montrose, PA; handwriting of Jesse Lane.
August 25JS, Promissory Note, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA, to George H. Noble & Co.
25 Aug. 1830. Not extant.43
August 28JS, Letter, Harmony Township, Susquehanna Co., PA, to Newel Knight and the Church in Colesville Township, NY
28 Aug. 1830. Not extant.
Ca. 1846; Knight, Autobiography and Journal, 21; unidentified handwriting. Extract.
*Ca. 1871; Knight, History, 128–136; unidentified handwriting.
SeptemberRevelation, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, Sept. 1830–A [D&C 29]
Sept. 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 36–40; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. 25 Jan. and 1 Feb. 1832; Hyde and Smith, Notebook, [29]–[38]; handwriting of Orson Hyde.
Sept. 1832; “A Revelation, Given September, 1830,” The Evening and the Morning Star, Sept. 1832, [2].
Between ca. early 1833 and ca. early June 1833;† Book of Commandments 29.
Apr. 1835; “A Revelation Given September, 1830,” Evening and Morning Star, Sept. 1832 (Apr. 1835), 60–62.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 10, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 55–58; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 93–97; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 92–97; handwriting of Howard Coray.
15 Mar. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Mar. 1843, 4:130–131.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 10, 1844 ed.
SeptemberRevelation, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, to Oliver Cowdery, Sept. 1830–B [D&C 28]
Sept. 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 40–41; handwriting of John Whitmer.
29 Nov. 1831; Ezra Booth, Letter, Nelson Township, Portage Co., OH, to Ira Eddy, likely Nelson Township, OH. Not extant.44
8 Dec. 1831; Ezra Booth, Letter, Nelson Township, Portage Co., OH, to Ira Eddy, likely Nelson Township, OH, in “Mormonism—Nos. VIII–IX,” Ohio Star (Ravenna), 8 Dec. 1831, [1].
Between 1 Jan. and ca. early June 1833;† Book of Commandments 30.
Between 1 Oct. and 28 Nov. 1834; Howe, Mormonism Unvailed, 211–212.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 51, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 54–55; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 91–92; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 90–92; handwriting of Howard Coray.
1 Mar. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Mar. 1843, 4:119.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 51, 1844 ed.
SeptemberRevelation, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, to David Whitmer, Sept. 1830–C [D&C 30:1–4]
Sept. 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, p. 42; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 1 Jan. and ca. early June 1833;† Book of Commandments 31.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 52:1, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 58; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 98; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 97–98; handwriting of Howard Coray.
1 Apr. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Apr. 1843, 4:146.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 52:1, 1844 ed.
SeptemberRevelation, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, to Peter Whitmer Jr., Sept. 1830–D [D&C 30:5–8]
Sept. 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, p. 42; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Dec. 1831; Whitmer, Journal, Dec. 1831, [1]; handwriting of Peter Whitmer Jr. Extract.
Between 1 Jan. and ca. early June 1833;† Book of Commandments 32.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 52:2, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 58–59; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 98; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 98; handwriting of Howard Coray.
1 Apr. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Apr. 1843, 4:146.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 52:2, 1844 ed.
SeptemberRevelation, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, to John Whitmer, Sept. 1830–E [D&C 30:9–11]
Sept. 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, p. 43; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 1 Jan. and ca. early June 1833;† Book of Commandments 33.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 52:3, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 59; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 98–99; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 98–99; handwriting of Howard Coray.
1 Apr. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Apr. 1843, 4:146.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 52:3, 1844 ed.
September 26Minutes, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY
26 Sept. 1830; handwriting probably of Oliver Cowdery. Not extant.45
Between ca. 1833 and Aug. 1835; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.46
*Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, p. 2; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.
SeptemberRevelation, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, to Thomas B. Marsh, Sept. 1830–F [D&C 31]
Sept. 1830. Not extant.
Between ca. Dec. 1830 and spring 1831; Partridge, Copies of Revelations, CHL; handwriting of Edward Partridge. Partially extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 43–44; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 1 Jan. and ca. early June 1833;† Book of Commandments 34.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 53, 1835 ed.
Between June and Oct. 1839; JS History, vol. A-1, 59; handwriting of James Mulholland.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 99–100; handwriting of Howard Coray.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, fair copy, 99–100; handwriting of Howard Coray.
1 Apr. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Apr. 1843, 4:146–147.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 53, 1844 ed.
OctoberRevelation, Manchester Township, Ontario Co., NY, Oct. 1830–A [D&C 32]
Oct. 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. Aug. 1834; Revelation Book 2, pp. 83–84; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 54, 1835 ed.
Between ca. late 1840 and 27 Aug. 1841; JS History, vol. A-1, 60; handwriting of Robert B. Thompson.
Ca. 1841; JS History, ca. 1841, draft, 100–101; handwriting of Howard Coray.
15 Apr. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Apr. 1843, 4:172.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 54, 1844 ed.
October 17 Oliver Cowdery and Others, Covenant, Manchester Township, Ontario Co., NY, Signed by Oliver Cowdery and Others, Attested by JS and David Whitmer
17 Oct. 1830. Not extant.
29 Nov. 1831; Ezra Booth, Letter, Nelson Township, Portage Co., OH, to Ira Eddy, likely Nelson Township, OH. Not extant.47
*8 Dec. 1831; Ezra Booth, Letter, Nelson Township, Portage Co., OH, to Ira Eddy, likely Nelson Township, OH, 29 Nov. 1831, in “Mormonism—Nos. VIII–IX,” Ohio Star (Ravenna), 8 Dec. 1831, [1].
OctoberRevelation, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, to Ezra Thayer and Northrop Sweet, Oct. 1830–B [D&C 33]
Oct. 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 44–45; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. Dec. 1830 and spring 1831; Partridge, Copies of Revelations, CHL; handwriting of Edward Partridge. Partially extant.
Between 1 Jan. and ca. early June 1833;† Book of Commandments 35.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 55, 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 76–77; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1 Sept. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Sept. 1843, 4:304–305.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 55, 1844 ed.
NovemberChurch in Colesville Township, NY, Letter, to JS, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY
Nov. 1830. Not extant.48
November 4Revelation, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, to Orson Pratt [D&C 34]
4 Nov. 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 45–46; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 1 Jan. and ca. early June 1833;† Book of Commandments 36.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 56, 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 77–78; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1 Sept. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Sept. 1843, 4:305.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 56, 1844 ed.
November 12Oliver Cowdery, Letter, Kirtland Township, OH, to JS and Others, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY
12 Nov. 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. 1871; Knight, History, 207–210; unidentified handwriting.
December 2JS and John Whitmer, Letter, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, to the Church in Colesville Township, NY
2 Dec. 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. 1871; Knight, History, 196–211; unidentified handwriting.
December 7Revelation, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, to Sidney Rigdon [D&C 35]
7 Dec. 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 46–48; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. June 1831; Revelations Collection, CHL; handwriting of David Whitmer. Partially extant.
5 Jan. 1832; “Mormonism,” Ohio Star (Ravenna), 5 Jan. 1832, [3].
Between 1 Jan. and ca. early June 1833;† Book of Commandments 37.
Between 1 Oct. and 28 Nov. 1834; Howe, Mormonism Unvailed, 107–109.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 11, 1835 ed.
Ca. 1838; Whitmer, History, 2–4; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 78–80; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
15 Sept. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Sept. 1843, 4:320–321.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 11, 1844 ed.
December 9Revelation, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, to Edward Partridge [D&C 36]
9 Dec. 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 48–49; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. June 1831; Revelations Collection, CHL; unidentified handwriting. Partially extant.
Between 1 Jan. and ca. early June 1833;† Book of Commandments 38.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 57, 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 80; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
15 Sept. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Sept. 1843, 4:321.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 57, 1844 ed.
December 30Revelation, Canandaigua Township, NY, to JS and Sidney Rigdon [D&C 37]
30 Dec. 1830. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, p. 49; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 1 Jan. and ca. early June 1833;† Book of Commandments 39.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 58, 1835 ed.
Ca. 1838; Whitmer, History, 4–5; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 87–88; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
15 Oct. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Oct. 1843, 4:352.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 58, 1844 ed.
1830Explanation of Scripture, Wayne Co., NY [D&C 74]
1830. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 60–61; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. Aug. 1834; Revelation Book 2, pp. 94–95; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Not before 25 Nov. 1834; Revelation Book 2, p. 117; handwriting of JS.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 73, 1835 ed.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 178–179; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 74, 1844 ed.
15 July 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 July 1844, 5:576.

1831

Not After January 1Letter to JS, Palmyra, NY
Not after 1 Jan. 1831. Not extant.49
January 2Revelation, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY [D&C 38]
2 Jan. 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 49–52; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Jan. 1833; “Revelation Given, January 1831,” The Evening and the Morning Star, Jan. 1833, [5]–[6].
Between 1 Jan. and ca. early June 1833;† Book of Commandments 40.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 12, 1835 ed.
Apr. 1836; “Revelation Given January, 1831,” Evening and Morning Star, Jan. 1833 (Apr. 1836), 125–126.
Ca. 1838; Whitmer, History, 6–9; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 88–90; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
15 Oct. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Oct. 1843, 4:352–353.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 12, 1844 ed.
January 5Revelation, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, to James Covel [D&C 39]
5 Jan. 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 58–60; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 1 Jan. and ca. early June 1833;† Book of Commandments 41.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 59, 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 91–92; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
15 Oct. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Oct. 1843, 4:353–354.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 59, 1844 ed.
January 6Revelation, Fayette Township, Seneca Co., NY, to JS and Sidney Rigdon [D&C 40]
6 Jan. 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, p. 60; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 1 Jan. and ca. early June 1833;† Book of Commandments 42.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 60, 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 92; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
15 Oct. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Oct. 1843, 4:354.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 60, 1844 ed.
February 4Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH [D&C 41]
4 Feb. 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 61–62; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 1 Jan. and ca. early June 1833;† Book of Commandments 43.
Ca. Aug. 1834; Revelation Book 2, pp. 93–94; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 61, 1835 ed.
Ca. 1838; Whitmer, History, 11–12; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 93–94; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1 Nov. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Nov. 1843, 4:368.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 61, 1844 ed.
February 9Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH [D&C 42:1–72]
9 Feb. 1831. Not extant.
Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 62–67; handwriting of John Whitmer.
*May 1831; Revelations Collection, CHL; handwriting of Symonds Rider.
Ca. June 1831; Gilbert, Notebook, [13]–[23]; handwriting of Sidney Gilbert.
1 Sept. 1831; “Secret Bye Laws of the Mormonites,” Western Courier (Ravenna, OH), 1 Sept. 1831, [1]. Extract.
12 Jan. 1832; Coltrin, Diary, [11]–[18]; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. Oct. 1831 and 1 Feb. 1832; Hyde and Smith, Notebook, [12]–[18]; handwriting of Orson Hyde. Extract.
July 1832; “Extract from the Laws for the Government of the Church of Christ,” The Evening and the Morning Star, July 1832, [1]. Extract.
Between 1 Jan. and ca. early June 1833;† Book of Commandments 44.
Between 1 Oct. and 28 Nov. 1834; Howe, Mormonism Unvailed, 129–130. Extract.
Feb. 1835; “Extract of Covenants for the Church of the Latter Day Saints,” Evening and Morning Star, July 1832 (Feb. 1835), 30–31. Extract.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 13:1–19, 1835 ed.
Ca. 1838; Whitmer, History, 12–17; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 95–99; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1 Nov. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Nov. 1843, 4:369–371.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 13:1–19, 1844 ed.
FebruaryRevelation, Kirtland Township, OH, Feb. 1831–A [D&C 43]
Feb. 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 67–70; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Oct. 1832; “Extract of a Revelation Given February, 1831,” The Evening and the Morning Star, Oct. 1832, [2]–[3]. Extract.
Between 1 Jan. and ca. June 1833;† Book of Commandments 45.
June 1835; “Extracts Given 1831,” Evening and Morning Star, Oct. 1832 (June 1835), 74. Extract.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 14, 1835 ed.
Ca. 1838; Whitmer, History, 18–21; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 101–103; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 14, 1844 ed.
1 Jan. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Jan. 1844, 5:384–385.
FebruaryRevelation, Kirtland Township, OH, to JS and Sidney Rigdon, Feb. 1831–B [D&C 44]
Feb. 1831. Not extant.
*Between ca. Mar. and June 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 70–71; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833;† Book of Commandments 46.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 62, 1835 ed.
Ca. 1838; Whitmer, History, 21; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 103–104; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 62, 1844 ed.
1 Jan. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Jan. 1844, 5:385.
February 22JS, Letter, Kirtland Township, OH, to Martin Harris, Palmyra, NY
*22 Feb. 1831; JS Collection, CHL; handwriting of Sidney Rigdon; signature of JS.
February 23Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH [D&C 42:74–93]
23 Feb. 1831. Not extant.
*May 1831; Revelations Collection, CHL; handwriting of Symonds Rider.
Between ca. Mar. and June 1831; Revelation Book 1, inserted slip of paper attached to p. 67; handwriting of John Whitmer. Extract.
Between ca. Oct. 1831 and 1 Feb. 1832; Hyde and Smith, Notebook, [19]–[22]; handwriting of Orson Hyde.
July 1832; “Items of Law for the Government of the Church of Christ,” The Evening and the Morning Star, July 1832, [2]. Extract.
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833;† Book of Commandments 47.
Not before 25 Nov. 1834; Revelation Book 2, pp. 117–118; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams. Extract.
Feb. 1835; “Extract of Covenants for the Church of the Latter Day Saints,” Evening and Morning Star, July 1832 (Feb. 1835), 30. Extract.
June 1835; “Extracts Given 1831,” Evening and Morning Star, Oct. 1832 (June 1835), 74. Extract.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 13:20–23, 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 99–100; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1 Nov. 1843; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Nov. 1843, 4:371.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 13:20–23, 1844 ed.
Ca. March 1831–July 1835Revelation Book 1
Ca. Mar. 1831–July 1835; Revelation Book 1; handwriting of John Whitmer and Oliver Cowdery.
March 1JS and Others, Letter, Kirtland Township, OH, to Oliver Cowdery, Jackson Co., MO
1 Mar. 1831. Not extant.50
March 3–4JS, Letter, Kirtland Township, OH, to Hyrum Smith, Harpursville, NY
*3–4 Mar. 1831; JS Collection, CHL; handwriting of JS.
Ca. March 7Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH [D&C 45]
Ca. 7 Mar. 1831. Not extant.
*Between ca. Mar. and June 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 71–76; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. 7 Mar. 1831; Revelations Collection, CHL; handwriting of Edward Partridge.
Ca. early Nov. 1831; McLellin, Copies of Revelations, [1]–7; handwriting of William E. McLellin.
June 1832; “A Prophecy Given to the Church of Christ, March 7, 1831,” The Evening and the Morning Star, June 1832, [2]. Extract
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833;† Book of Commandments 48.
Jan. 1835; “Extract of a Prophecy Given March 7, 1831,” Evening and Morning Star, June 1832 (Jan. 1835), 5–6. Extract.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 15, 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 104–109; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 15, 1844 ed.
1 Jan. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Jan. 1844, 5:385–387.
March 8, 1831–July 1832New Testament Revision
8 Mar.–ca. June 1831; New Testament Revision 1; handwriting of Sidney Rigdon. Extract.51
4 Apr. 1831–late July 1832; New Testament Revision 2; handwriting of Sidney Rigdon and others.52
Ca. March 8Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH, ca. 8 Mar. 1831–A [D&C 46]
Ca. 8 Mar. 1831. Not extant.
*Between ca. Mar. and June 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 76–78; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Aug. 1832; “Commandment, Given March 8, 1831,” The Evening and the Morning Star, Aug. 1832, [1].
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833;† Book of Commandments 49.
Mar. 1835; “A Revelation Given March 8, 1831,” Evening and Morning Star, Aug. 1832 (Mar. 1835), 42–43.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 16, 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 109–111; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 16, 1844 ed.
15 Jan. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Jan. 1844, 5:400.
Ca. March 8Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH, to John Whitmer, ca. 8 Mar. 1831–B [D&C 47]
Ca. 8 Mar. 1831. Not extant.
*Between ca. Mar. and June 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 79–80; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Mar. 1832; Revelation Book 2, pp. 12–13; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams and JS.
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833;† Book of Commandments 50.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 63, 1835 ed.
Ca. 1838; Whitmer, History, 24–25; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 111; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 63, 1844 ed.
15 Jan. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Jan. 1844, 5:401.
March 10Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH [D&C 48]
10 Mar. 1831. Not extant.
*Between ca. Mar. and June 1831; Revelation Book 1, p. 79; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833;† Book of Commandments 51.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 64, 1835 ed.
Ca. 1838; Whitmer, History, 24; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 111–112; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 64, 1844 ed.
15 Jan. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Jan. 1844, 5:401.
Ca. Early AprilJS and Possibly Others, Letter, Kirtland Township, OH, to Oliver Cowdery, Jackson Co., MO
Ca. early April 1831. Not extant.53
April 8Oliver Cowdery, Letter, Kaw Township, MO, to Newel K. Whitney and Others (Including JS), Kirtland Township, OH
8 Apr. 1831. Not extant.
*Between ca. 27 Nov. 1832 and ca. Jan. 1833; JS Letterbook 1, pp. 10–12; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
April 16Oliver Cowdery, Letter, Jackson Co., MO, to JS and Possibly Others, Kirtland Township, OH
16 Apr. 1831. Not extant.54
May 7Oliver Cowdery, Letter, Kaw Township, MO, to Newel K. Whitney and Others (Including JS), Kirtland Township, OH
7 May 1831. Not extant.
*Between ca. 27 Nov. 1832 and ca. Jan. 1833; JS Letterbook 1, pp. 12–13; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
May 7Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH, to Sidney Rigdon and Others [D&C 49]
7 May 1831. Not extant.
Ca. 7 May 1831. Not extant.55
*Between ca. May and June 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 80–82; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Nov. 1832; “Revelation, Given May, 1831,” The Evening and the Morning Star, Nov. 1832, [7].
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833;† Book of Commandments 52.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 65, 1835 ed.
Sept. 1835; “Revelation,” Evening and Morning Star, Nov. 1832 (Sept. 1835), 93–94.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 112–114; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 65, 1844 ed.
15 Jan. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Jan. 1844, 5:401–402.
Not after 1856; Ashbel Kitchell, Reminiscences; handwriting probably of Ashbel Kitchell. Not extant.
1856; “Mormon Interview,” 7–11; handwriting presumably of Elisha D. Blakeman.
1896; “Interview with the Mormons,” 79–83; handwriting presumably of Henry C. Blinn.
May 9Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH [D&C 50]
9 May 1831. Not extant.
*Between ca. May and June 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 82–85; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. June 1831; Gilbert, Notebook, [24]–[31]; handwriting of Sidney Gilbert.
Between ca. Oct. 1831 and 1 Feb. 1832; Hyde and Smith, Notebook, [22]–[27]; handwriting of Orson Hyde.
Aug. 1832; “Commandment, Given March 8, 1831,” The Evening and the Morning Star, Aug. 1832, [1].
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833;† Book of Commandments 53.
Mar. 1835; “A Revelation Given May 9, 1831,” Evening and Morning Star, Aug. 1832 (Mar. 1835), 43–44.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 17, 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 114–116; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 17, 1844 ed.
15 Jan. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Jan. 1844, 5:402–403.
May 15Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH
15 May 1831. Not extant.
*Between ca. May and June 1831; Revelation Book 1, p. 85; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. Aug. 1834; Revelation Book 2, pp. 91–92; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
May 20Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH [D&C 51]
20 May 1831. Not extant.
*Between ca. May and June 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 86–87; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. late 1831; Gilbert, Notebook, [60]–[62]; handwriting of Sidney Gilbert.
Ca. Aug. 1834; Revelation Book 2, pp. 87–89; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 23, 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 116–118; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 23, 1844 ed.
1 Feb. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Feb. 1844, 5:416.
Ca. June 3–4Minutes, Geauga Co., OH
Ca. 3–4 June 1831; handwriting probably of Oliver Cowdery. Not extant.56
Between ca. 1833 and Aug. 1835; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.57
*Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, pp. 3–4; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.
June 6Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH [D&C 52]
6 June 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. June 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 87–89; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. 6 June 1831; Revelations Collection, CHL; handwriting of Symonds Rider.
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833;† Book of Commandments 54.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 66[a], 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 118–121; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 66, 1844 ed.
1 Feb. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Feb. 1844, 5:416–418.
June 8Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH, to Sidney Gilbert [D&C 53]
8 June 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. June 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 89–90; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. 8 June 1831; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU; handwriting of Sidney Rigdon.
Ca. 8 June 1831; Gilbert, Notebook, [32]–[33]; handwriting of Sidney Gilbert.
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833;† Book of Commandments 55.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 66[b], 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 121; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 67, 1844 ed.
15 Feb. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Feb. 1844, 5:432.
June 10Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH, to Newel Knight [D&C 54]
10 June 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. June 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 90–91; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833;† Book of Commandments 56.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 67, 1835 ed.
Ca. 1838; Whitmer, History, 29–30; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 122; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 68, 1844 ed.
15 Feb. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Feb. 1844, 5:432.
June 14Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH, to William W. Phelps [D&C 55]
14 June 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. June 1831; Revelation Book 1, p. 91; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833;† Book of Commandments 57.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 68, 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 124; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 69, 1844 ed.
15 Feb. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Feb. 1844, 5:433.
June 15Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH [D&C 56]
15 June 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. June 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 91–93; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. 15 June 1831; Revelations Collection, CHL; unidentified handwriting.
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833;† Book of Commandments 58.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 69, 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 124–126; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 70, 1844 ed.
15 Feb. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Feb. 1844, 5:433–434.
Ca. June 16Note on Ordinations, Kirtland Township, OH
Ca. 16 June 1831. Not extant.
*Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, 6 June 1831, 4; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.
July 17Revelation, Unorganized Territory West of Missouri
17 July 1831. Not extant.58
July 20Revelation, Independence, Jackson Co., MO [D&C 57]
20 July 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. Sept. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 93–94; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. Sept. 1831; Gilbert, Notebook, [34]–[36]; handwriting of Sidney Gilbert.
Ca. Aug. 1834; Revelation Book 2, pp. 89–91; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 27, 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 127–128; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 27, 1844 ed.
15 Feb. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Feb. 1844, 5:434–435.
August 1Revelation, Jackson Co., MO [D&C 58]
1 Aug. 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. Sept. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 94–98; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833†; Book of Commandments 59.
Between 1 Oct. and 28 Nov. 1834;† Howe, Mormonism Unvailed, 221–226.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 18, 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 129–130, 135–137; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 18, 1844 ed.
1 Mar. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Mar. 1844, 5:448–450.
August 4Minutes, Kaw Township, MO
4 Aug. 1831; handwriting probably of Oliver Cowdery. Not extant.59
Between ca. 1833 and Aug. 1835; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.60
*Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, pp. 4–5; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.
Ca. August 4, 1831–ca. January 5, 1832 License, Independence, Jackson Co., MO, for Edward Partridge
*Ca. 4 Aug. 1831–ca. 5 Jan. 1832; JS Collection, CHL; handwriting of Sidney Rigdon; signatures of Sidney Rigdon and others (including JS).
August 7Revelation, Kaw Township, MO [D&C 59]
7 Aug. 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. 30 Aug. 1831; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery.
Ca. Sept. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 98–100; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. 25 Jan. and 1 Feb. 1832; Hyde and Smith, Notebook, [67]–[72]; handwriting of Samuel Smith.
July 1832; “Commandment for Keeping the Sabbath, &c.,” The Evening and the Morning Star, July 1832, [1].
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833;† Book of Commandments 60.
Ca. Jan. 1834; Behold, blessed saith the Lord, are they who have come up unto this land, broadside, [Kirtland, OH: ca. Jan. 1834], copy at CHL.
Feb. 1835; “Commandment for Keeping the Sabbath,” Evening and Morning Star, July 1832 (Feb. 1835), 26–27.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 19, 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 139–141; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 19, 1844 ed.
1 Mar. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Mar. 1844, 5:450–451.
August 8Revelation, Jackson Co., MO [D&C 60]
8 Aug. 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. Sept. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 100–101; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833;† Book of Commandments 61.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 70, 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 141–142; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 71, 1844 ed.
1 Mar. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Mar. 1844, 5:451–452.
August 12Revelation, Bank of Missouri River at McIlwaine’s Bend, MO [D&C 61]
12 Aug. 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. Sept. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 101–103; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. Sept. 1831; Gilbert, Notebook, [37]–[45]; handwriting of Sidney Gilbert
Dec. 1832; “A Revelation Given August, 1831,” The Evening and the Morning Star, Dec. 1832, [5].
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833;† Book of Commandments 62.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 71, 1835 ed.
Apr. 1836; “Revelation Given August, 1831,” Evening and Morning Star, Dec. 1832 (Apr. 1836), 105–106.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 143–145; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 72, 1844 ed.
15 Mar. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Mar. 1844, 5:464–465.
August 13Revelation, Bank of Missouri River at Chariton, Chariton Co., MO [D&C 62]
13 Aug. 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. Sept. 1831; Revelation Book 1, p. 104; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833;† Book of Commandments 63.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 72, 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 145–146; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 73, 1844 ed.
15 Mar. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Mar. 1844, 5: 465.
August 30Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH [D&C 63]
30 Aug. 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. 30 Aug. 1831; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery.
Ca. Sept. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 104–108; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. Oct. 1831; Gilbert, Notebook, [45]–[54]; handwriting of Sidney Gilbert.
Feb. 1833; “A Revelation Given, August 30, 1831,” The Evening and the Morning Star, Feb. 1833, [6]–[7].
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833;† Book of Commandments 64.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 20, 1835 ed.
May 1836; “Revelation,” Evening and Morning Star, Feb. 1833 (May 1836), 140–141.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 146–151; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 20, 1844 ed.
15 Mar. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Mar. 1844, 5:465–467
August 31Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH
31 Aug. 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. 31 Aug. 1831; Jameson Family Collection, CHL; handwriting of John Whitmer.61
September 1Minutes, Kirtland Township, OH
1 Sept. 1831; handwriting probably of Oliver Cowdery. Not extant.62
Between ca. 1833 and Aug. 1835; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.63
*Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, p. 5; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.
September 6Minutes, Nelson Township, OH
6 Sept. 1831; handwriting probably of Oliver Cowdery. Not extant.64
Between ca. 1833 and Aug. 1835; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.65
*Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, p. 6; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.
September 11Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH [D&C 64]
11 Sept. 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. Sept. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 108–111; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. 11 Sept. 1831; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. Oct. 1831; Gilbert, Notebook, [54]–[59]; handwriting of John Whitmer and Sidney Gilbert.
Between ca. 25 Jan. and 1 Feb. 1832; Hyde and Smith, Notebook, [43]–[48]; handwriting of Orson Hyde and Samuel Smith.
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833;† Book of Commandments 65. Partially extant.
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833† (printed portion), not before July 1833 (handwritten portion); Book of Commandments 65, pp. 157–[161], Edward Partridge copy; printed, with last page in handwriting of Edward Partridge.66
Between ca. May and 20 July 1833† (printed portion), not before 12 Aug. 1834 (handwritten portion); Book of Commandments 65, pp. 157–[162], Wilford Woodruff copy; printed, with last two pages in handwriting of Wilford Woodruff.67
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 21, 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 151–153; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 21, 1844 ed.
1 Apr. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Apr. 1844, 5:480–481.
September 12Minutes, Kirtland Township, OH
12 Sept. 1831; handwriting probably of Oliver Cowdery. Not extant.68
Between ca. 1833 and Aug. 1835; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.69
*Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, p. 6; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.
October 1Minutes, Geauga Co., OH
1 Oct. 1831; handwriting probably of William W. Phelps. Not extant.70
Between ca. 1833 and Aug. 1835; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.71
*Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, p. 6; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.
October 5License, Hiram Township, OH, for William Smith
*5 Oct. 1831; CCLA; handwriting of John Whitmer; signatures of John Whitmer and JS.
October 11Minutes, Hiram Township, OH
11 Oct. 1831; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.72
Between ca. 1833 and Aug. 1835; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.73
*Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, pp. 8–9; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.
October 21Minutes, Hiram Township, OH
21 Oct. 1831; handwriting probably of Oliver Cowdery. Not extant.74
Between ca. 1833 and Aug. 1835; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.75
*Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, p. 9; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.
October 25–26Minutes, Orange Township, Cuyahoga Co., OH
25–26 Oct. 1831; handwriting probably of Oliver Cowdery. Not extant.76
Between ca. 1833 and Aug. 1835; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.77
*Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, pp. 10–15; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.
October 25JS, Instruction–A, Orange Township, Cuyahoga Co., OH
25 Oct. 1831; handwriting probably of Oliver Cowdery. Not extant.78
Between ca. 1833 and Aug. 1835; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.79
Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, p. 11; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.80
October 25JS, Instruction–B, Orange Township, Cuyahoga Co., OH
25 Oct. 1831; handwriting probably of Oliver Cowdery. Not extant.81
Between ca. 1833 and Aug. 1835; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.82
Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, p. 13; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.83
October 29Revelation, Hiram Township, OH, to William E. McLellin [D&C 66]
29 Oct. 1831. Not extant.
Ca. 29 Oct. 1831; William E. McLellin Journal, 29 Oct. 1831; handwriting of William E. McLellin.
Between ca. 29 Oct. and 16 Nov. 1831. Not extant.84
*Between ca. 30 Oct. and 15 Nov. 1831; McLellin, Copies of Revelations, [9]–10; handwriting of William E. McLellin.
Ca. Oct. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 111–112; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. Aug. 1834; Revelation Book 2, pp. 95–97; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 74, 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 156–157; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 75, 1844 ed.
1 Apr. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Apr. 1844, 5:482–483.
October 30Revelation, Hiram Township, OH [D&C 65]
30 Oct. 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. Nov. 1831; Revelation Book 1, p. 112; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. 30 Oct. and 15 Nov. 1831; McLellin, Copies of Revelations, [8]; handwriting of William E. McLellin.
Sept. 1832; “A Revelation on Prayer,” The Evening and the Morning Star, Sept. 1832, [2].
Ca. Aug. 1834; Revelation Book 2, p. 87; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Apr. 1835; “A Revelation on Prayer,” Evening and Morning Star, Sept. 1832 (Apr. 1835), 62.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 24, 1835 ed.
Between ca. June 1842 and ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 155–156; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 24, 1844 ed.
1 Apr. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Apr. 1844, 5:482.
November 1–2Minutes, Hiram Township, OH
1–2 Nov. 1831; handwriting probably of John Whitmer and Oliver Cowdery. Not extant.85
Between ca. 1833 and Aug. 1835; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.86
*Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, pp. 15–16; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.
November 1Revelation, Hiram Township, OH, 1 Nov. 1831–A [D&C 68]
1 Nov. 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. Nov. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 113–114; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery and John Whitmer.
Oct. 1832; “A Revelation, Given November, 1831,” The Evening and the Morning Star, Oct. 1832, [3].
June 1835; “Revelations,” Evening and Morning Star, Oct. 1832 (June 1835), 73–74.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 22, 1835 ed.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 163–166; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 22, 1844 ed.
15 Apr. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Apr. 1844, 5:496–497.
November 1Revelation, Hiram Township, OH, 1 Nov. 1831–B [D&C 1]
1 Nov. 1831. Not extant.
*Between 12 and 20 Nov. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 125–127; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 1 Nov. and 31 Dec. 1832;† Book of Commandments 1.
Mar. 1833; “Revelation Given, Hiram, Ohio,” The Evening and the Morning Star, Mar. 1833, [6].
Between 17 Feb. and 26 May 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 1, 1835 ed.
May 1836; “Revelation Given, Hiram, Ohio,” Evening and Morning Star, Mar. 1833 (May 1836), 155–156.
1 Jan. 1842; “Book of Doctrine and Covenants,” Times and Seasons, 1 Jan. 1842, 3:639–640.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 157–161; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 1, 1844 ed.
1 Apr. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Apr. 1844, 5:483–484.
Ca. November 2Revelation, Hiram Township, OH [D&C 67]
Ca. 2 Nov. 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. Nov. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 114–115; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 25, 1835 ed.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 161–162; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 25, 1844 ed.
15 Apr. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Apr. 1844, 5:496.
Ca. November 2Testimony, Hiram Township, OH
Ca. 2 Nov. 1831. Not extant.
*Between 3 and ca. 11 Nov. 1831; Revelation Book 1, p. 121; handwriting of John Whitmer; copied signatures of Sidney Rigdon and others; original signatures of Reynolds Cahoon and others.
Between 17 Aug. and 18 Sept. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants, p. 256, 1835 ed.
November 3Revelation, Hiram Township, OH [D&C 133]
3 Nov. 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. Nov. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 116–121; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. Nov. 1831; six pages inserted into Revelation Book 1; handwriting of Sidney Rigdon and others.87
May 1833; “Revelations,” The Evening and the Morning Star, May 1833, [1]–[2].
Between 17 Aug. and 18 Sept. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 100, 1835 ed.
June 1836; “Revelations,” Evening and Morning Star, May 1833 (June 1836), 177–179.
15 Dec. 1841; “Section C,” Times and Seasons, 15 Dec. 1841, 3:632–634.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 166–172; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 108, 1844 ed.
15 Apr. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Apr. 1844, 5:497–499.
November 8Minutes, Hiram Township, OH
8 Nov. 1831; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.88
Between ca. 1833 and Aug. 1835; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.89
*Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, pp. 16–17; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.
November 9Minutes, Hiram Township, OH
6 Nov. 1831; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.90
Between ca. 1833 and Aug. 1835; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.91
*Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, p. 17; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.
November 11Minutes, Hiram Township, OH
11 Nov. 1831; handwriting probably of Oliver Cowdery. Not extant.92
Between ca. 1833 and Aug. 1835; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.93
*Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, p. 17; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.
November 11Revelation, Hiram Township, OH, 11 Nov. 1831–A [D&C 69]
11 Nov. 1831. Not extant.
*Between 11 and 20 Nov. 1831; Revelation Book 1, p. 122; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 28, 1835 ed.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 172; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 28, 1844 ed.
1 May 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 May 1844, 5:512.
November 11Revelation, Hiram Township, OH, 11 Nov. 1831–B [D&C 107 (partial)]
11 Nov. 1831. Not extant.
*Between 11 and 20 Nov. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 122–123; handwriting of John Whitmer and Oliver Cowdery.
Ca. Aug. 1834; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU; handwriting of Orson Hyde.
Ca. Aug. 1834; Revelation Book 2, pp. 84–86; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Between 17 Feb. and 26 May 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 3 (partial), 1835 ed.
10–11 Sept. 1843; JS History, vol. B-1, 585–588; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 3 (partial), 1844 ed.
24 Jan. 1852; “Life of Joseph Smith,” Deseret News, 24 Jan. 1852, [1].
November 12Minutes, Hiram Township, OH
12 Nov. 1831; handwriting probably of Oliver Cowdery. Not extant.94
Between ca. 1833 and Aug. 1835; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.95
*Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, pp. 18–19; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.
November 12Revelation, Hiram Township, OH [D&C 70]
12 Nov. 1831. Not extant.
*Between 12 and 20 Nov. 1831; Revelation Book 1, pp. 124–125; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 26, 1835 ed.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 173–174; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 26, 1844 ed.
1 May 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 May 1844, 5:512–513.
December 1Revelation, Hiram Township, OH [D&C 71]
1 Dec. 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. 4 Dec. 1831; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU; handwriting of Sidney Rigdon.
Between 8 Mar. and ca. 1 Apr. 1832; Revelation Book 2, pp. 11–12; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Between 26 Apr. and ca. Aug. 1832; Revelation Book 1, p. 134; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 90, 1835 ed.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 175; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 91; 1844 ed.
1 May 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 May 1844, 5:513.
December 4Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH, 4 Dec. 1831–A [D&C 72:1–8]
4 Dec. 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. 4 Dec. 1831; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU; handwriting of Sidney Rigdon.
Between ca. 25 Jan. and 1 Feb. 1832; Hyde and Smith, Notebook, [48]–[49]; handwriting of Samuel Smith.
Between 12 Mar. and ca. 1 Apr. 1832; Revelation Book 2, p. 13; handwriting of JS and Frederick G. Williams.
Between 26 Apr. and ca. Aug. 1832; Revelation Book 1, p. 132; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Dec. 1832; “A Revelation Given December 4, 1831,” The Evening and the Morning Star, Dec. 1832, [5]–[6].
Not after July 1833; Revelations Collection, CHL; unidentified handwriting.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 89:1–2, 1835 ed.
Apr. 1836; “Revelation Given December, 1831,” Evening and Morning Star, Dec. 1832 (Apr. 1836), 106–107.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 176; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 90:1–2, 1844 ed.
1 May 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 May 1844, 5:513.
December 4Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH, 4 Dec. 1831–B [D&C 72:9–23]
4 Dec. 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. 4 Dec. 1831; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU; handwriting of Sidney Rigdon.
Between ca. 25 Jan. and 1 Feb. 1832; Hyde and Smith, Notebook, [50]–[52]; handwriting of Orson Hyde and Samuel Smith.
Between 12 Mar. and ca. 1 Apr. 1832; Revelation Book 2, pp. 13–15; handwriting of JS and Frederick G. Williams.
Between 26 Apr. and ca. Aug. 1832; Revelation Book 1, pp. 133–134; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Dec. 1832; “A Revelation Given December 4, 1831,” The Evening and the Morning Star, Dec. 1832, [6].
Not after July 1833; Revelations Collection, CHL; unidentified handwriting.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 89:3–4, 1835 ed.
Apr. 1836; “Revelation Given December, 1831,”Evening and Morning Star, Dec. 1832 (Apr. 1836), 106–107.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 177–178; handwriting of Willard Richards
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 90:3–4, 1844 ed.
1 May 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 May 1844, 5:513–514.
December 4Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH, 4 Dec. 1831–C [D&C 72:24–26]
4 Dec. 1831. Not extant.
*Ca. 4 Dec. 1831; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU; handwriting of Sidney Rigdon.
Between ca. 25 Jan. and 1 Feb. 1832; Hyde and Smith, Notebook, [52]; handwriting of Orson Hyde.
Between 12 Mar. and ca. 1 Apr. 1832; Revelation Book 2, p. 15; handwriting of JS and Frederick G. Williams.
Between 26 Apr. and ca. Aug. 1832; Revelation Book 1, p. 134; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Dec. 1832; “A Revelation Given December 4, 1831,” The Evening and the Morning Star, Dec. 1832, [6].
Not after July 1833; Revelations Collection, CHL; unidentified handwriting.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 89:5, 1835 ed.
Apr. 1836; “Revelation Given December, 1831,” Evening and Morning Star, Dec. 1832 (Apr. 1836), 107.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 178; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 90:5, 1844 ed.
1 May 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 May 1844, 5: 514.

1832

January 10Revelation, Hiram Township, OH [D&C 73]
10 Jan. 1832. Not extant.
*Ca. 10 Jan. 1832; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU; handwriting of Sidney Rigdon.
Between 26 Apr. and ca. Aug. 1832; Revelation Book 1, pp. 146–147; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 29, 1835 ed.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 179–180; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 29, 1844 ed.
15 July 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 July 1844, 5:576.
January 25Revelation, Amherst Township, OH, 25 Jan. 1832–A [D&C 75:1–22]
25 Jan. 1832. Not extant.
*Ca. 25 Jan. 1832; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU; handwriting of Sidney Rigdon.
Between ca. 25 Jan. and 1 Feb. 1832; Hyde and Smith, Notebook, [28]–[30]; handwriting of Orson Hyde and Samuel Smith.
Between 26 Apr. and ca. Aug. 1832; Revelation Book 1, pp. 129–131; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 87:1–3, 1835 ed.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 180–182; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 88:1–3, 1844 ed.
15 July 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 July 1844, 5:576–577.
January 25Revelation, Amherst Township, OH, 25 Jan. 1832–B [D&C 75:23–36]
25 Jan. 1832. Not extant.
*Ca. 25 Jan. 1832; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU; handwriting of Sidney Rigdon.
Between 26 Apr. and ca. Aug. 1832; Revelation Book 1, pp. 131–132; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 87:4–5, 1835 ed.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 182–183; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 88:4–5, 1844 ed.
15 July 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 July 1844, 5: 577.
January 28Oliver Cowdery, Letter, Independence, Jackson Co., MO, to JS, Kirtland Township, OH
*28 Jan. 1832; JS Collection, CHL; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery.
February 16Vision, Hiram Township, OH [D&C 76]
16 Feb. 1832. Not extant.
*Between 16 Feb. and 8 Mar. 1832; Revelation Book 2, pp. 1–10; handwriting of JS and Frederick G. Williams.
Ca. Apr. 1832; Gilbert, Notebook, [63]–[75]; handwriting of Sidney Gilbert.
Between 26 Apr. and ca. Aug. 1832; Revelation Book 1, pp. 135[a]–139; handwriting of John Whitmer.
July 1832; “A Vision,” The Evening and the Morning Star, July 1832, [2]–[3].
Feb. 1835; “A Vision,” Evening and Morning Star, July 1832 (Feb. 1835), 27–30.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 91, 1835 ed.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 183–192; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 92, 1844 ed.
1 Aug. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Aug. 1844, 5:592–595.
February 27Revelation, Hiram Township, OH
27 Feb. 1832. Not extant.
*Between 27 Feb. and 8 Mar. 1832; Revelation Book 2, p. 10; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Ca. Feb. 1832–ca. Nov. 1834Revelation Book 2
Ca. Feb. 1832–ca. Nov. 1834; Revelation Book 2; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams and others (including JS).
March 1Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH [D&C 78]
1 Mar. 1832. Not extant.
*Ca. 1 Mar. 1832; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Between 12 Mar. and ca. 1 Apr. 1832; Revelation Book 2, pp. 15–17; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Between 26 Apr. and ca. Aug. 1832; Revelation Book 1, pp. 145–146; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 75, 1835 ed.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 195–197; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 76, 1844 ed.
15 Aug. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Aug. 1844, 5:608.
March 7Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH [D&C 80]
7 Mar. 1832. Not extant.
*Between 15 Mar. and ca. 1 Apr. 1832; Revelation Book 2, pp. 18–19; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams and JS.
Between 26 Apr. and ca. Aug. 1832; Revelation Book 1, p. 147; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 77, 1835 ed.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 198; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 78, 1844 ed.
15 Aug. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Aug. 1844, 5:608–609.
March 8Note, Kirtland Township, OH
*8 Mar. 1832; Revelation Book 2, pp. 10–11; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
March 12Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH [D&C 79]
12 Mar. 1832. Not extant.
*Between 12 Mar. and ca. 1 Apr. 1832; Revelation Book 2, p. 12; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Between 26 Apr. and ca. Aug. 1832; Revelation Book 1, p. 147; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 76, 1835 ed.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 198; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 77, 1844 ed.
15 Aug. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Aug. 1844, 5:608.
March 15Revelation, Hiram Township, OH [D&C 81]
15 Mar. 1832. Not extant.
*Between 15 Mar. and ca. 1 Apr. 1832; Revelation Book 2, pp. 17–18; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Between 26 Apr. and ca. Aug. 1832; Revelation Book 1, pp. 139–140; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 79, 1835 ed.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 198–199; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 80, 1844 ed.
15 Aug. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Aug. 1844, 5:609.
Between ca. March 4 and ca. 20Answers to Questions, Hiram Township, OH [D&C 77]
Between ca. 4 and ca. 20 Mar. 1832. Not extant.
*Between 26 Apr. and ca. Aug. 1832; Revelation Book 1, pp. 141–144; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Ca. 1838; Richards, “Pocket Companion,” 80–85; handwriting of Willard Richards.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 192–195; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1 Aug. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Aug. 1844, 5:595–596
Between ca. 19 Nov. 1842 and ca. 19 May 1846. Richards, Notebook, [27]–[36]; handwriting of Samuel W. Richards.
Between ca. March 4 and ca. 20 Sample of Pure Language, Hiram Township, OH
Between ca. 4 and ca. 20 Mar. 1832. Not extant.
Ca. Mar. 1832; handwriting probably of John Johnson. Not extant.96
*Between 26 Apr. and ca. Aug. 1832; Revelation Book 1, p. 144; handwriting of John Whitmer.
26 May 1835; William W. Phelps, Kirtland, OH, to Sally Waterman Phelps, Liberty, MO, 26 May 1835, William W. Phelps, Papers, BYU; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
March 20Revelation, Hiram Township, OH
20 Mar. 1832. Not extant
*Ca. 20 Mar. 1832; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU; handwriting of Sidney Rigdon.
Between 20 Mar. and ca. 1 Apr. 1832; Revelation Book 2, p. 19; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Between 26 Apr. and ca. Aug. 1832; Revelation Book 1, p. 148; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between ca. March 8 and ca. 24Revelation, Hiram Township, OH
Between ca. 8 and ca. 24 Mar. 1832. Not extant.
*Ca. Mar. 1832; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU; handwriting of Sidney Rigdon.
Ca. MarchSidney Rigdon and Others, Charges against Missouri Conference Preferred to JS, Hiram Township, OH
*Ca. Mar. 1832; General Ecclesiastical Court Trials, 1832–1963, CHL; handwriting of Sidney Rigdon; signatures of Sidney Rigdon and others.
April 26–27Minutes, Independence, Jackson Co., MO
26–27 Apr. 1832; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.97
Between ca. 1833 and Aug. 1835; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.98
*Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, pp. 24–25; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.
April 26Revelation, Independence, Jackson Co., MO [D&C 82]
26 Apr. 1832. Not extant.
*Between 26 Apr. and ca. Aug. 1832; Revelation Book 1, pp. 128–129; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 86, 1835 ed.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 210–212; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 87, 1844 ed.
2 Sept. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 2 Sept. 1844, 5:624–625.
April 30Literary Firm, Minutes, Independence, Jackson Co., MO
30 Apr. 1832; handwriting probably of Oliver Cowdery. Not extant.99
Between ca. 1833 and Aug. 1835; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.100
*Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, pp. 25–26; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.
April 30Revelation, Independence, Jackson Co., MO [D&C 83]
30 Apr. 1832. Not extant.
*Ca. 31 May 1832; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU; handwriting of Sidney Rigdon.
Ca. Apr. 1832; Gilbert, Notebook, [62]; handwriting of Sidney Gilbert.
Between 26 Apr. and ca. Aug. 1832; Revelation Book 1, p. 132; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Jan. 1833; “Items in Addition to the Laws for the Government of the Church of Christ,” The Evening and Morning Star, Jan. 1833, [6].
Ca. Aug. 1834; Revelation Book 2, p. 93; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 88, 1835 ed.
Apr. 1836; “Revelation Given April, 1833,” Evening and Morning Star, Jan. 1833 (Apr. 1836), 126.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 213; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 89, 1844 ed.
2 Sept. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 2 Sept. 1844, 5:625.
Ca. May 1United Firm, Minutes, Independence, Jackson Co., MO
Ca. 1 May 1832; handwriting probably of Oliver Cowdery. Not extant.101
Between ca. 1833 and Aug. 1835; handwriting probably of John Whitmer. Not extant.102
*Between ca. 6 Apr. and 19 June 1838; Minute Book 2, p. 26; handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.
MayJohn Corrill, Letter, Independence, Jackson Co., MO, to JS, Kirtland Township, OH
May 1832. Not extant.103
June 6JS, Letter, Greenville, IN, to Emma Smith, Kirtland Township, OH
*6 June 1832; Manuscripts about Mormons, 1832–1954, Chicago History Museum.
June 30William W. Phelps, Letter, Independence, Jackson Co., MO, to JS, Kirtland Township, OH
30 June 1832. Not extant.104
JulyAlmira Mack Scobey, Letter, Detroit, MI, to JS, Hiram Township, OH
July 1832. Not extant.105
July 31JS, Letter, Hiram Township, OH, to William W. Phelps, Independence, Jackson Co., MO
*31 July 1832; JS Collection, CHL; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams; signature of JS.
August 29Revelation, Hiram Township, OH [D&C 99]
29 Apr. 1832. Not extant.
*Ca. 29 Aug. 1832; Revelation Book 2, pp. 19–20; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Ca. late 1832; Revelation Book 1, p. 148; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 78, 1835 ed.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 79, 1844 ed.
Ca. Summer 1832History, ca. Summer 1832
*Ca. Summer 1832; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams and JS.
September 22–23Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH [D&C 84]
22–23 Sept. 1832. Not extant.
*Ca. 23 Sept. 1832; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Ca. Sept. 1832; Revelation Book 2, pp. 20–31; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Ca. late 1832; Revelation Book 1, pp. 149–156; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 17 Feb. and 26 May 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 4, 1835 ed.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 229–238; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 4, 1844 ed.
1 Oct. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Oct. 1844, 5:657–660.
Ca. Early October JS, Letter, New York City, NY, to Emma Smith, Kirtland Township, OH
Ca. early Oct. 1832. Not extant.106
October 13JS, Letter, New York City, NY, to Emma Smith, Kirtland Township, OH
*13 Oct. 1832; JS Materials, CCLA; handwriting of JS.
November 16Minutes, Kirtland Township, OH
16 Nov. 1832; handwriting probably of Frederick G. Williams. Not extant.
*Between 2 Jan. and ca. 9 Jan. 1833; Minute Book 1, p. 5; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Not after November 27JS, Letter, Kirtland Township, OH, to William W. Phelps, Independence, Jackson Co., MO
Not after 27 Nov. 1832. Not extant.107
November 27 JS, Letter, Kirtland Township, OH, to William W. Phelps, Independence, Jackson Co., MO108
27 Nov. 1832. Not extant.
*Ca. 27 Nov. 1832; JS Letterbook 1, pp. 1–4; handwriting of JS and Frederick G. Williams.
Jan. 1833; “Let Every Man Learn His Duty,” The Evening and the Morning Star, Jan. 1833, [5]. Extract.
Apr. 1836; “Let Every Man Learn His Duty,” Evening and Morning Star, Jan. 1833 (Apr. 1836), 121–122. Extract.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 240–243; handwriting of Willard Richards.
15 Oct. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Oct. 1844, 5:673–674.
Ca. November 27, 1832–ca. August 4, 1835JS Letterbook 1
Ca. 27 Nov. 1832–ca. 4 Aug. 1835; JS Letterbook 1; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams and others (including JS).
November 28, 1832–December 5, 1834 JS, Journal, 1832–1834
28 Nov. 1832–5 Dec. 1834; JS, Journal, 1832–1834; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery and others (including JS).
Ca. December 3, 1832–Ca. November 30, 1837Minute Book 1
3 Dec. 1832–30 Nov. 1837; Minute Book 1; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams and others.
December 3Minutes, Kirtland Township, OH
3 Dec. 1832; handwriting probably of Frederick G. Williams. Not extant.
*Ca. 3 Dec. 1832; Minute Book 1, p. 1; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
December 5Minutes, Kirtland Township, OH
5 Dec. 1832; handwriting probably of Frederick G. Williams. Not extant.
*Ca. 5 Dec. 1832; Minute Book 1, p. 1; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
December 6 Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH [D&C 86]
6 Dec. 1832. Not extant.
*Between 22 Jan. and ca. 27 Feb. 1833; Revelation Book 2, pp. 31–32; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
12 June 1833; Gilbert, Notebook, [111]–[112]; handwriting of Sidney Gilbert.
Ca. late 1833; Revelation Book 1, p. 177; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 6, 1835 ed.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 243–244; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 6, 1844 ed.
1 Nov. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Nov. 1844, 5:688.
Ca. December 9Note, Kirtland Township, OH
*Ca. 9 Dec. 1832; Minute Book 1, p. 2; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
December 10 Sidney Gilbert, Letter, Jackson Co., MO, to JS, Kirtland Township, OH
10 Dec. 1832. Not extant.109
December 25 Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH [D&C 87]
25 Dec. 1832. Not extant.
Ca. 25 Dec. 1832; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
*Between 22 Jan. and ca. 27 Feb. 1833; Revelation Book 2, pp. 32–33; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Between mid-January 1833 and 27 May 1840; “Revelation concerning the Judgements of God,” CHL; handwriting of Edward Partridge.
Ca. early 1833; Revelation Book 1, p. 157; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Not before 4 Jan. 1833; Wilford Wood Collection, Wilford Wood Museum, Bountiful, UT; unidentified handwriting. Extract.
Ca. June 1833; Gilbert, Notebook, [109]–[110]; handwriting of Sidney Gilbert.
Not before Feb. 1834; “A Prophecy or Commandment Given Dec. 1832,” Revelations Collection, CHL; handwriting of William W. Phelps.
Ca. mid-1835; Revelation Book 1, pp. 202–203; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery.
Ca. 1835; Phelps, Diary and Notebook, 1–3 (second numbering); handwriting of William W. Phelps.
Ca. 1838; Richards, “Pocket Companion,” 29–31; handwriting of Willard Richards.
Between 19 Jan. and 27 Aug. 1841; Book of the Law of the Lord, 22–23; handwriting of Robert B. Thompson.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 244–245; handwriting of Willard Richards.
Between 1843 and 1885; “Prophecy or Commandment,” Revelations Collection, CHL; handwriting of Thomas Bullock.
Between 1843 and 1885; “Kirtland, July 3, 1835,” Revelations Collection, CHL; handwriting of Thomas Bullock.
December 27–28Minutes, Kirtland Township, OH
27–28 Dec. 1832; handwriting probably of Frederick G. Williams. Not extant.
*Ca. 28 Dec. 1832; Minute Book 1, pp. 3–4; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
December 27–28Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH [D&C 88:1–126]
27–28 Dec. 1832. Not extant.
*Between 22 Jan. and ca. 27 Feb. 1833; Revelation Book 2, pp. 33–46; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Ca. 28 Dec. 1832–12 June 1833; Gilbert, Notebook, [81]–[107]; handwriting of Sidney Gilbert. Extract.
Ca. early 1833; Revelation Book 1, pp. 158–166; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Feb. 1833; “Revelation,” The Evening and the Morning Star, Feb. 1833, [5]. Extract.
Not after July 1833; Revelations Collection, CHL; unidentified handwriting. Extract.
Ca. Jan. 1834; Verily, thus saith the Lord unto you, who have assembled yourselves together, broadsheet, [Kirtland, OH: ca. Jan. 1834], copy at CHL.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 7:1–38, 1835 ed.
May 1836; “Revelation,” Evening and Morning Star, Feb. 1833 (May 1836), 138. Extract.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 245–256; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 7:1–38, 1844 ed.
1 Nov. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 1 Nov. 1844, 5:688–691. Extract.
15 Nov. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Nov. 1844, 5:704–705. Extract.
DecemberWilliam W. Phelps, Letter, Independence, Jackson Co., MO, to JS, Kirtland Township, Geauga Co., OH
Dec. 1832. Not extant.110

1833

January 3Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH [D&C 88:127–137]
3 Jan. 1833. Not extant.
*Between 22 Jan. and ca. 27 Feb. 1833; Revelation Book 2, pp. 47–48; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Ca. early 1833; Revelation Book 1, pp. 166–167; handwriting of John Whitmer.
Mar. 1833; “Revelation Given Kirtland, Ohio, January 3, 1833,” The Evening and the Morning Star, Mar. 1833, [6].
Ca. Jan. 1834; Verily, thus saith the Lord unto you, who have assembled yourselves together, broadsheet, [Kirtland, OH: ca. Jan. 1834], copy at CHL.
Between 26 May and 17 Aug. 1835;† Doctrine and Covenants 7:39–44, 1835 ed.
May 1836; “Revelation,” Evening and Morning Star, Mar. 1833 (May 1836), 156–157.
Ca. early 1843; JS History, vol. A-1, 256–257; handwriting of Willard Richards.
1843;† Doctrine and Covenants 7:39–44, 1844 ed.
15 Nov. 1844; “History of Joseph Smith,” Times and Seasons, 15 Nov. 1844, 5:705.
January 4JS, Letter, Kirtland Township, OH, to N. C. Saxton, Rochester, Monroe Co., NY
4 Jan. 1833. Not extant.
*Ca. 4 Jan. 1833; JS Letterbook 1, pp. 14–18; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
2 Feb. 1833; “Mormonism,” American Revivalist, and Rochester Observer, 2 Feb. 1833, [2]. Extract.
January 5Revelation, Kirtland Township, OH
5 Jan. 1833. Not extant.
*Ca. 5 Jan. 1833; “January 5 1834,” Revelations Collection, CHL; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
Ca. Dec. 1840; “Revelation Given at Kirtland, Ohio, through Joseph, the Seer,” Revelations Collection, CHL; handwriting of Howard Coray.
January 9Note, Kirtland Township, OH
*Ca. 9 Jan. 1833; Minute Book 1, p. 5; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
January 11JS, Letter, Kirtland Township, OH, to William W. Phelps, Jackson Co., MO
11 Jan. 1833. Not extant.
*Ca. 11 Jan. 1833; JS Letterbook 1, pp. 18–20; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
January 13–14Minutes, Kirtland Township, OH
13–14 Jan. 1833; handwriting probably of Frederick G. Williams. Not extant.
*Ca. 14 Jan. 1833; Minute Book 1, pp. 5–6; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
January 14Orson Hyde and Hyrum Smith, Letter, Kirtland Township, OH, to Edward Partridge and Others (Including JS), Jackson Co., MO
14 Jan. 1833. Not extant.
*Ca. 14 Jan. 1833; JS Letterbook 1, pp. 20–25; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams.
January 22–23Minutes, Kirtland Township, OH
22–23 Jan. 1833; handwriting probably of Frederick G. Williams. Not extant.
*Ca. 23 Jan. 1833; Minute Book 1, pp. 6–8; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams and Sidney Rigdon.