175 years ago today - Apr 17, 1838

Section 114, Place: Far West, Caldwell County, Missouri.

Historical Note: Joseph Smith received two revelations on 17 April 1838--one for Brigham Young and one for David W. Patten. Section 114, the revelation for Elder Patten, directs him to arrange his affairs in preparation for traveling with others of the Twelve to Great Britain.

Publication Note. Section 114 was first published in the Deseret News (19 March 1853) and was included as section 114 in the 1876 edition of the Doctrine and Covenants.

[Source: Cook, Lyndon, Revelations of the Prophet Joseph Smith: A Historical and Biographical Commentary of the Doctrine and Covenants, http://amzn.to/RevelationsofJosephSmith]

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