Today in Mormon History - Mar 24

Today in Mormon History ...
Records of Presbyterian Church of Palmyra note: "Hiram Smith, Lucy Smith, and Samuel Harrison Smith not appearing pursuant to the citation served upon them by P[elatiah] West-Resolved that they be again cited to appear before his session on Monday the 29th inst. At this place at 2 o'clock P.M.- and that P[elatiah] West serve said citation." When they do not appear on the 29th they are "suspended from the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper." (1)
-- 180 years ago - Mar 24, 1830
[Joseph Smith] A disaffected Mormon writes that Theodore Turley, of the Council of Fifty, has prepared a press in Nauvoo for counterfeiting, and that Turley gave the man a counterfeit $5.00 bill. (2)
-- 165 years ago - Mar 24, 1845
First Presidency shortens "the standard term of service for lady missionaries" from 24 months to 18 months.
-- 40 years ago - Mar 24, 1970    

1 - On This Day in Mormon History,
2 - Quinn, D. Michael, The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power, Appendix 7: Selected Chronology of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-47"

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