190 years ago today - Apr 19, 1834

They travel to Norton, Ohio. Elders Sidney Rigdon, Oliver Cowdery, and Zebedee Coltrin give Joseph a blessing. Those present then lay their hands upon the head of Sidney and "confirm upon him the blessings of wisdom and knowledge to preside over the Church in [Joseph's] absence." Elders Cowdery and Coltrin are also given blessings. (History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (7 volumes) 2:51.)

[Conkling, Christopher J., Joseph Smith Chronology]

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