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Instructions delivered at the General Conference of the Church at Nauvoo, Ill. on October 3, 1840 (Saturday Afternoon)
Source: Times and Seasons 1 (October 1840):186
Temple to be Built in Nauvoo
The president then spoke of the necessity of building a "House of the Lord" in this place.
1. The necessity of a temple follows the pattern set at previous
headquarters. By December, quarrying for building stone was well underway with tithing labor
instituted. This action would be reinforced by revelation the following January (D&C 124).
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