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Cornerstone of Nauvoo Temple Layed Tuesday Morning April 6, 1841
Source: Times and Seasons 2 (15 April 1841):382

Temple Begins

The first presidency superintended the laying of the Chief Corner Stone on the south east corner of the building, which done, Prest. J. Smith, arose and said, that the first corner stone of the Temple of Almighty God was laid, and prayed that the building might soon be completed, that the saints might have an habitation to worship the God of their fathers.

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