Today in Mormon History - Dec 14

Today in Mormon History ...

[President Wilford Woodruff Journal] 14 Sunday I was not well. Spent the day reading. (1)
-- 120 years ago - Dec 14, 1890

"Sister Harriet Howe" (Eber D. Howe's wife) visited with Joseph Smith. She continued to be his loyal follower at least up until the collapse of the Kirtland Safety Society in 1837 (of which she was a stock-holding member). (2)
-- 175 years ago - (Mon) Dec 14, 1835

[Lucy Mack Smith] Joseph Sr., released from prison, joins his family at Waterloo. (If he was arrested in early October, he should have been released in early November after serving a thirty-day sentence. Either Lucy has misremembered the date of the arrest, the term of imprisonment, or the date of his release.) (3)
-- 180 years ago - Dec 14, 1830

1 - Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993
2 - Broadhurst, Dale R., Mormon Chronology,
3 - Anderson, Lavina Fielding, Editor, Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, 2001, Signature Books

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