The History of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Volume 2
Table of Contents


Chapter 1
1836

Peculiar Circumstances Reflections - Reconciliation - The Trial - The Confession - The School - High Council of Zion - A Feast - Plastering the Temple - A Joint Council - Another Council - Public Meeting - Marriage Certificate - Boynton's Marriage - Patriarch Ordained - A Vision - Endowments - Resolution on Ordaining - Examples of Intemperance

Chapter 2
1836

The Temple - Its Dedication - Quorums Apporoved - Dedicatory Prayer - Testimonies - Washing of Feet - A Vision - H. C. Kimball's Mission - Family Affairs

Chapter 3
1835 - 1836

Affairs in Missouri - Trouble in Clay County - Historical Account - Organization of Caldwell Clounty - Prospects of Peace

Chapter 4
1836

Mission to the East - General Prosperity - Labors of the Patriarch and His Brother - Kirtland Bank - Conference of Authorities - Literary Concerns - Work in the South - Gathering in Missouri

Chapter 5
1837

Kirtland Bank - A Private Enterprise - Articles of Agreement - Purpose Not Fraudulent Spirit of Speculation - Joseph Smith Resigns - He Publishes a Warning - Kelley's Letter

Chapter 6
1837

Temple Meetings - Messenger and AdvocateTransferred - Solemn Assembly - President of Seventies - Causes for Embarassemnt - Apostacy of 1837 - Canada Conference - Revelation to T. B.Marsh - Mission to Canada - Elder's Journal - Kirtland Conference - Assembly of the Church - Marks Appointee Agent - Locate Other Stakes - Appointment of Elders - Bishop Sends Epistle - Start to Missouri - Death of Mrs. Hyrum Smith - Voice of Warning - Dancing and Unruly Children - Ardent Spirits - Arrival at Far West

Chapter 7
1837

Bright Prospects - Settlements Outside Caldwell County - Committee on Town Lots - Building Committee - Word of Wisdom- Liquor Traffic - The Fourth at Far West - Caldwell Militia - Resolve to Build a Temple - General Assembly - Bishop Reimbursed - Affairs at Kirtland

Chapter 8
1837, 1838

European Mission - Kimball's Account - Child Healed - Preaching on Board Ship - Arrive at Liverpool - A Trying Condition - They go to Preston - A Door is Opened - Success Attends Them - First Conference in England - Opposition of the Clergy - Organization of the Mission - Farewell Addresses - Arrival at Kirtland

Chapter 9
1838

Apostate Mobocracy - Arrival at Far West - Motto of the Church - Questions of Scripture - Expulsion of Prominent Men - Letter from J. Smith - Wm. Marks - Church Records - Anniversary Celebrated - Officers Appointed - Quarterly Conference - Standing of Quorums - Action Against Cowdery and Others - Teachers on Difficulties and Interest - Church History - Trial of McLellan and McCord - Adam-ondi-Ahman - Stake of Adam-ondi-ahman - Celebration at Far West - Tithing - Selling Liquor - Kimball and Hyde Arrive - F. G. Williams rebaptized - Trouble at Gallatin

Chapter 10
1838

Seventies Move in a Body - Their Journey - D. C. Smith and Company - Seventy's Camp - Company Under J. E. Page

Chapter 11
1838

Unholy Crusade - Affadavit of Joseph Smith - Bound Over to Court - Excitement - Firearms Captured - Trial - The Governor Petitioned - Doniphan's Report - Atchison's Report - Governor Boggs Culpable - Parks and Atchison Report - Mob Proceeds Against DeWitt - Petition the Governor - Other Official Documents - Disreputable Acts - Forced to Leave DeWitt - Mob Returns to Daviess Caounty

Chapter 12
1838

Quarterly Conference - March to Adam-ondi-ahman - Inflammatory Affadavits - Marsh and Hyde Apostatize - False Reports - Movements of the Mob - Patten and O'Banion Killed - Governors Order Exterminating Order - Atchison Revolts - Perilous Situation - Danites - The Mob Approaching

Chapter 13
1838

Haun's Mill Massacre - Governor Boggs Responsible - Burr Joice's Account - History of Caldwell County - Statements of J. W. Young - Statement of Amanda Smith - Statement of Hyrum Smith - Of Nathan Knight

Chapter 14
1838

Troops at Far West - Court Martial and Sentence - Caldwell Militia Surrendered - Prisoners Visit their Families - Start for Jackson County - Lyman Wight's Account - Not Subject to Court Martial - Order for Execution - The Reply - Hinkle's Strange Action - Arrival of General Clark - Clark's Speech - Strange Military Tactics - Court of Military Tactics - Court of Inquiry in Daviess County - Order of Expulsion - Sample Permit - Agreement - Some Humanity Left - Petition to Legislature - Sound Advice - Page and Taylor Ordained Apostles - Legislative Action

Chapter 15
1838 - 1839

Experience of the Prisoners - Delivered to Civil Authorities - The Trial - Conveyed to Liberty - Wight's Account - Pratt's Account - Pratt and Phelps Escape - Visitors at the Jail - Closing of the Year

Chapter 16
1839

The Opening Year - Legislative Proceedings - Events at Far West - Legislative - A Trial - Hyrum Smith Attempts to Escape - Woods Bill Denied - Friends Important for Prisoners - Attempt to Escape - Petitions to Supreme Court - Joseph Writes to the Church - Judge Turnham's Opinion - Mission of Kimball and Turley - Instructions to the Church - Prisoners Taken to Daviess County - A Change of Venue - Escape - Incidents of Travel - Arrival at Quincy, Illinois

Chapter 17
13838-1839

Suffering and Privation - Lucy Smith's Account - Joseph's Family - From History of Caldwell County - Democratic Association Resolutions - From Quincy Argus - Resolutions Passed at New York - From Boston to Atlas - Bancroft's Version - The Western Messenger - Testimonies on Character

Chapter 18
1839

Rebuilding Wasted Fortunes - The Twelve Return to Far West - Return to Quincy - Reception at Quincy - Seeking a Location - Bancroft on the Situation - Dr. Galland's offer - Some Expulsions - Letters from Lucas - Committee on Location - Conference Minutes - Seventies to Europe - J. P. Green - Letters to Rigdon and Green - Joseph Smith Locates at Commerce - Political Controversy - Statements of Damage - Commerce - Purchase Nashville - O. Hyde Restored - Instruction - Zarahemla - Blessings - Instruction to the Twelve - Their Farewell - Conference Minutes - Mission to Washington - Hymn Book - Delegates Leave for Washington - Pratt's letter - Times and Seasons - Ripley Ordained Bishop - Advice to Kirtland - Sickness

Chapter 19
1839-1840

Committee's Work in Washington - Rigdon's Illness - Interviews with Van Buren and Calhoun - Joseph Returns - Higbee Remains - Higbee's Reports - Actions at General Conference

Chapter 20
1839-1840

Affadavits Presented to Congress - Simeon Carter - W. F. Cahoon - J. M. Burk - John Lowry - Jedediah Owen - T. Alvord - William Hawk - T. B. Clark - U. V. Stewart - John Smith - Smith Hunphrey - Henry Root - Joseph Clark - T. D. Casper - J. W. Johnston - Owen Cole - E. Magion - A. Green - J. P. Green - A. A. Lathrop - Burr Riggs - S. P. Curtis - E. H. Groves - Jacob Fouts - F. G. Williams - Jacob Shumaker - Levi Richards - Gibson Gates - David Pettigrew

Chapter 21
1840

Committee to Collect Evidence - Mission to Palestine - Conference Business - Hyde and Page Start for Jerusalem - Commerce Changed to Nauvoo - Millenial Star - Bishop Partridge Dies - Progress at Nauvoo - First Emigrants from England - Joseph Smith Relieved from Responsibility - Instructs the High Council - Kidnapping - Magnanimous Spirit - J. C. Bennett - Death of the Patriarch - Blesses His Family - Boggs Makes Requisition - Conference Business - Stakes Organized - Times and Seasons - Charters Granted - List of Publications

Chapter 22
1837-1840

The English Mission - Peculiar Trials - Twelve Return - Brief History - Quorum Council - General Conference - Hyde and Page - South Australia

Chapter 23
1841

Fair Prospects - General Proclamation - Revelation - Trustee in Trust - Threats of Violence - Election - Military Organization - Hyde Sails - Nauvoo House - Toleration - Agriculture and Manufacturing Association - Aaronic Priesthood Organized - Temple Corner Stone Laid - Annual Conference - English Conference - Twelve Arrive - Joseph Smith Arrested

Chapter 24
1841

The Temple - Hyde in Germany - The Twelve - Death of D. C. Smith - Missionaries Sent - Professor Pratt - Indians at Nauvoo - Semiannual Conference of 1841 - Epistle of the Twelve - Kirtland Affairs - Baptismal Font - Epistle of the Twelve - Baptism for the Dead - Letter from O. Hyde - The Twelve Dissatisfied with Times and Seasons - Temple Building and Church Rejection - List of Publications

Chapter 25
1842

The New Year - Corrections - Book of Abraham - Epitome of Faith - Editorial Charge - John Snider Agent - Ladies' Relief Society - General Conference - John E. Page Explains - The Wasp - The Temple - Boggs Shot - Morals of Nauvoo - The Pineries

Chapter 26
1842

Case of J. C. Bennett - The Case Editorially - Bishop Miller's Statement - Mass Meeting - Relief Society - Not Under Duress - Other Evidence - Marriage

Chapter 27
1842

Political Situation - Boats Start for Pinery - Joseph Smith Arrested - Baptism for the Dead - Joseph Resigns as Editor - Jacob's Book

Chapter 28
1842

Arrest of Joseph Smith - His Movements - Mrs. Smith Writes Governor Carlin - Governor's Reply - Other Correspondences - Joseph Surrenders - Editorial Comment - The Trial - The Opinion

Chapter 29
1843

Anxiety in Nauvoo - Progress at Kirtland - General Progress - P. P. Pratt Returns - T. Ward Succeeds Pratt - Nauvoo Improving - Young Gentlemen and Ladies' Society - Annual Conference - A Band of Thieves - Nauvoo Compared with Other Places - Missionaries Appointed - Hyde and Adams Appointeed to Russia - Other Appointments - Judge Higbee Dies - English Conference - Arrest of Joseph Smith - Other Conferences - Expedition to the Pineries - Rigdon's Conduct Investigated - Temple Work - Scheme of James Arlington Bennett - Joseph's Reply - Kidnapping

Chapter 30
1843

Joseph's Arrest Near Dixon - Lucy Smith Relates the Incident - The Trial - Kindness to Reynolds and Wilson - Brayman's Letter - Ford Agrees

Chapter 31
1843-1844

Correspondecne With Candidates - Writes to Van Buren and Cass - Correspondence with Calhoun - With Clay - Joseph Smith for President - His Views on Governemnt - Times and Seasons Declares for Him - Apostles Enter the Canvas - The Purpose

Chapter 32
1844

Political Situation - Joseph Did Not Dictate - Polygamy False and Corrupt - Hyrum Smith Denounces It - John Taylor Against Spiritual Wife System - William Marks on Polygamy - Old Man of Israel Repudiated It - John Taylor Indorses the Old Man - Taylor Resents the Charge of Polygamy - Pratt Thinks It Barred by Law - Falsehoods Have Been Told - General Conference - King Follett Sermon - Missionary Appointments - Law and Others Disaffected - Crime Not Proven - Troublesome Times - F. M. Higbee Versus Joseph Smith - Municipal Court - Conspiracy Disclosed - The Expositor - The Public Excited - Political Support Withdrawn - Governor Ford on the Situastion - Avoid Arrest

Chapter 33
1844

Governor Assures Protection - Admitted to Bail - Charged With Treason - History of the Tragedy - Statement of Attorney Reid - Pacific Statement - Writs for Williams and Others - Indictments - Governor Ford's Account - Ford's Opinion - Subsequent Events - Joseph Undecided Where To Go - Joseph's Loyalty - Employs Browning - Funeral Obsequies - Reflections - Joseph's Family - Hyrum's Family

Chapter 34
Biographical

Hyrum Smith - William Law

Chapter 35
Biographical

John Taylor - Joh E. Page - Wilford Woodruff - Willard Richards - George A. Smith - Lyman Wight

Chapter 36
Biographical

George Miller


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