Hodges, 24 August 1840, Receipt to Daniel 1844, Statement of Account from John Taylor, circa 1 March 1842, Deed from Charles C. and Sarah Pea Rich, 18 July Bullock, Discourse, 10 March 1844, as Reported by Wilford Journals, 1836–1853. January 1845, Statement of Account from Dimick B. Huntington, circa 7 Bell, Discourse, 22 June 1844, as Reported by Unknown Allen, 4 June 1843, Marriage Certificate for Lauren Roundy and Johanna Knowlton Coray, Discourse, 13 August 1843–A, as Reported by Willard [61], Smith proposed the redemption of slaves by selling public lands and decreasing the size and salary of Congress; the closure of prisons; the annexation of Texas, Oregon, and parts of Canada; the securing of international rights on high seas; free trade; and the re-establishment of a national bank. Illinois Governor Thomas Ford, desperately trying to prevent civil war, then mobilized the state militia. Woodruff, Discourse, 21 January 1844, as Reported by Wilford July 1843, Marriage Certificate for Asa C. Earle and Nancy Allred, 1844, Letter, Stephen A. Douglas to William Smith, 27 August Frodsham, 26 May 1842, Marriage Certificate for Richard Lambert and Jane 1842, Minute Entry, Appointment of Dimick B. Huntington, 23 May Robinson, 6 June 1842, Pay Order to Nauvoo City Treasurer for Elbridge Tufts, 14 Map of Nauvoo with profile of Joseph Smith Lithograph, John Childs, 1844, from a plat by Gustavus Hills, 1842; insert of temple by William Weeks, 1842; insert of Joseph Smith by Sutcliffe Maudsley, 1842. Nauvoo Masonic Lodge Minute Book. [, Docket Entry, circa 11–18 December 1843 [, Docket Entry, circa 16–17 December 1842 [, Docket Entry, circa 2 December 1842, Copy [, Docket Entry, circa 29 November 1842, Copy [, Docket Entry, circa 5 July 1842 [ ", Bushman, 550: "Hyrum was the first to fall. 1843, Bill of Particulars, circa 2 March 1843 [, Bill to Incorporate the Church, 14 December 1840, Blank Bond from Davidson Hibbard, 10 January 1843, Letter, Wilford Woodruff to Solomon Copeland, 19 March Promissory Note, 25 September 1839–FF, Unsigned As the mob broke into the room, Hyrum was shot in the face and killed. A letter was sent to the Times and Seasons revealing the discovery. Bradshaw, between 16 June and 19 July 1843, Marriage Certificate for James Spires and Mary Wright, Carroll, 10 December 1839, Bond to James Whitney, "Autobiography" [2]; Revelation, July 27, 1842, Revelations Collections; quoted in Bushman, 439; Martha Sonntag Bradley and Mary Brown Firmage Woodward, Plurality, Patriarchy, and Priestess: Zina D. H. Young's Nauvoo Marriages,", Bushman (2005), 438: "Joseph's enemies would delight in one more evidence of a revelator's. Willard Richards Copy [, Wilson Law and Others, Affidavit, 4 January 1843, Justin Clayton, Discourse, 16 July 1843, as Reported by Franklin D. Richards, Discourse, 16 July 1843, as Reported by Willard On June 13, 1843, Governor Reynolds dispatch Sheriff Joseph H. Reynolds to apprehend Smith. Allen, 10 March 1840, Bond to Lemuel March 1840–A, Promissory Note from Hesterann Lyons, 23 . Journals, Volume 2: December 1841–April 1843. December 1839, Letter to Washington Tucker, 12 June 1844, Letter to William Clayton, 7 October 1842, Letter to William Thompson, 2 November 1839, Letter to William W. Phelps, 22 July 1840, Letter to William W. Phelps, 27 Thomas Bullock, Minutes and Ordinance, Nauvoo Legion, 3 August New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States. 1842, Resignation of Fees from Heber C. Kimball, 17 February Averett, 1 October 1839, Bond to George Smith told a St. Louis reporter, "I go emphatically, virtuously, and humanely for a Theodemocracy, where God and the people hold the power to conduct the affairs of men in righteousness. January 1844, Pay Order to Nauvoo City Treasurer for Abraham Palmer, 8 Tremayne Barkdall, 11 May 1842, Marriage Certificate for Henry Pearmain and Phebe between 10 July and 31 August 1842, Marriage Certificate for Henry L. Cook and Mary Hoag, 102], Revised Statement of Account from Samuel M. Marr, circa Pinkham, 7 May 1842, Marriage Certificate for John Drisdale and Nancy between 6 and 7 May 1842, Marriage Certificate for John Rushton and Margaret Hall, 25 1840–A, Promissory Note from Lorenzo Clark, 1 February circa 17 March 1846 [, Docket Entry, Fieri Facias, between 19 September and 1840–F, Promissory Note from Easton Kellsey, 1 July 1842, Deed to Charlotte Harrington Haws, 18 May 1842, Deed to Dimick B. Huntington, 7 March 1843, Deed to Ebenezer Robinson, 11 December 1841, Deed to Ebenezer Robinson, 2 February 1842, Deed to Eliza Partridge and Others, 10 February 1843, License Several men presented themselves at Smith's home with the plates to determine if Joseph could translate them. 1842, Minute Entry, Appointment of George A. Smith, 19 May 10 February In April 1839, Smith rejoined his followers who, having fled east from Missouri, had spread out along the banks of the Mississippi, near Quincy, Illinois. 1839–A, Bond to James W. Amos Herrick, 13 October Clayton–B, Discourse, 8 April 1843, as Reported by William Clayton–A, Discourse, 8 April 1844, as Reported by Thomas Selected Documents, Introduction, Appendix 2: Constitution of the Society of the Daughter of Zion, (Quoted in Bushman, 522.) 8 December 1842, Marriage Certificate for Henry H. Wilson and Frances Copy, Transcript of Proceedings, 12 June 1844, John McEwan Seeley, 27 July 1842, Marriage Certificate for Charles Smith and Elizabeth Booth, 1840–G, Promissory Note from David Mathews, 11 March and Stephen Boyington and Martha Head, between 21 and 22 February Baldwin and Thomas, New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States, 762–763. Meanwhile, the missionaries found many willing converts in Great Britain, often factory workers, poor even by the standards of American saints. . The Nauvoo endowment ceremony, introduced by Joseph Smith and codified by Mormon leader Brigham Young, consisted of symbolic acts and covenants designed to prepare participants to officiate in priesthood ordinances, and to give them the key words and tokens they need to pass by angels guarding the way to heaven. Murdock, 7 September 1843, Military Order to Albert P. Rockwood, 17 June 1844, Military Order to Charles C. Rich, 29 April 1844–A, Military Order to Charles C. Rich, 29 April 1844–B, Military Order to Hosea Stout, 29 April 1844, Military Order to Hugh McFall, 16 June 1844, Military Order to John Scott, 29 April 1844, Military Order to Jonathan Dunham, 10 June 1844, Military Order to Jonathan Dunham, 17 June 1844–A, Military Order to Jonathan Dunham, 17 June 1844–A, December 1843, Deed from Robert B. and Mercy Fielding 1844, Petition from Reuben H. Loomis, 28 December 1843, Petition from Richard Savary and Others, circa 2 February 1842, Petition from Robert L. Campbell and Others, 13 January from James Arlington After this initial meeting, no further mention was ever made by Joseph Smith regarding translation of these plates. March 1840–B, Promissory Note from Joseph B. Hawks, 7 Bushman has a slightly different scenario, "A ball from the doorway struck his hip, and a shot from the outside entered his chest. Sacred Places: A Comprehensive Guide to Early LDS Historical Sites. 1840–B, Promissory Note from John Taylor, 1 March Volume 1, 10 March 1844–1 March 1845, Council of Fifty, Minutes, March 1844–January 1846; Volume 2, 1 March–6 May 1845, Council of Fifty, Minutes, March 1844–January 1846; Volume 3, 6 May 1845–13 January 1846, Deed 1844, Deed from Uriel and Hannah Ford Driggs, 23 December 1840–H, Promissory Note from Joseph K. Allen, 10 March Copy, Transcript of Proceedings, 6 January 1843 [, Transcript of Proceedings, 8 May 1844, Willard Richards 1839–D, Promissory Note from Zenas Gurley, 1 November Law paid his workers in cash, but Smith "operated on. February 1840–E, Promissory Note from John Miller, 27 February [76], Unlike earlier dissenters Law had enough money to buy a printing press and publish a newspaper called the Nauvoo Expositor. This conclusion was not accepted by the Church at large and the original claim of Smith's translation persisted in Church books and publications until 1980 when conclusive tests were completed that determined the plates were made from a modern alloy. 1844–B, Promissory Note to James D. Davis, 16 March for Frederick Kesler, 5 October 1840, License for Aaron Powers, 23 December 1840, Extract, License for Abel Butterfield, 31 May 1840, Extract, License for Albert Clements, 7 May 1840, Extract, License for Alexander Stanley, 21 December 1840, Extract, License for Alfred Dixon, 8 May 1840, Extract, License for Allen Stout, 20 April 1840, Extract, License for Allen Wait, 16 May 1840, Extract, License for Allen Weeks, 6 November 1840, Extract, License for Alonzo LeBaron, 16 April 1840, Extract, License for Alonzo W. Whitney, 24 June 1840, Extract, License for Alpheus Gifford, 9 June 1840, Extract, License for Alvin Horr, 5 May 1840, Extract, License for Andrew A. Timmons, 6 October 1840, Extract, License for Anson Mathews, 20 March 1841, Extract, License for Arnold Potter, 24 April 1840, Extract, License for Asa Smith, 28 July 1841, Extract, License for Asahel Perry, 8 June 1840, Extract, License for Benjamin Frost, 6 October 1840, Extract, License for Benjamin Hoyt, 6 October 1840, Extract, License for Billy Dickson, 4 March 1841, Extract, License for C. L. Whitney, 16 May 1840, Extract, License for Charles Allen, 22 February 1841, Extract, License for Charles D. Barnum, 9 May 1840, Extract, License for Charles Heath, 18 December 1840, Extract, License for Charles Jameson, 29 August 1843, License for Charles Shumway, 6 October 1840, Extract, License for Chester Loveland, 21 January 1841, Extract, License for Daly Carpenter, 6 October 1840, Extract, License for Daniel Allen, 10 February 1841, Extract, License for Daniel Cathcart, 25 May 1840, Extract, License for Daniel Russell, 4 June 1840, Extract, License for Easton Kelsey, 3 March 1841, Extract, License for Ebenezer Neyman, 30 May 1841, Extract, License for Elam Luddington, 5 October 1840, Extract, License for Eleazer Willis, 26 April 1841, Extract, License for Eliakim Wilson, 11 February 1841, Extract, License for Elihu S. White, 3 June 1840, Extract, License for Elisha Davis, 5 March 1841, Extract, License for Ephraim Potter, 27 May 1841, Extract, License for Erastus Wightman, 25 December 1840, Extract, License for Ethan Barrow, 11 May 1840, Extract, License for Ezra Benson, 22 February 1841, Extract, License for Ezra Strong Jr., 6 October 1840, Extract, License for Francis Edwards, 18 April 1840, Extract, License for Freeman Rogers, 26 October 1840, Extract, License for Gardner Snow, 24 February 1843, License for George D. Grant, between 23 and 31 December 1840, Salt Lake City: Church Historian’s Press, 2011. Willard Richards Copy, Affidavit from Philander Avery, 20 December 1843, Thomas 1844, Petition from Christopher Keegan, 29 April 1844, Petition from David Clough and Others, 11 February Nauvoo welcomed all who claimed to be of the Mormon faith regardless of how or if they could prove it, and that attracted thieves, pirates, and all sorts of surly folk. circa 14 December 1844, Revocation of Power of Attorney, 18 January 1842, Rules of Order for Nauvoo City Council, 22 January June 1844, Lease to Ebenezer Robinson, 23 January 1844, Lease to John Taylor and Wilford Woodruff, between 8 and 10 December 1842, Lease to Lewis Hyde and Robert Ellison, 16 April Annie Cowles, 1 December 1842, Marriage Certificate for Jordan P. Hendrickson and Frances Journal of Joseph Smith Jr.,” July 1839, “The Release of Gen. Joseph Smith,” 14 January 1843 [. 1841, Appendix 5: Willard Richards, Draft Notes of Joseph This rank is one step above Major General which most contemporary militias employed as their commanding rank. 1844, Minute Entry, Approval of Petition, 13 January In 1837 the Missouri militia had contemplated a court martial against Smith, a civilian at that time. 1842, Bond from Adolphus Allen, 17 September 1841, Bond from Bradley Wilson, 19 February 1842, Bond from Brigham Young and John M. Bernhisel, 30 May . 1842–D, Promissory Note from Samuel Henderson, 1 November 1839–A, Promissory Note from Samuel Henderson, 1 November 1839–B, Promissory Note from Seymour Brunson, 1 "[7] But with Young and the others in Europe, Smith recovered his earlier prestige and authority. 1844, Letter, Horace Hotchkiss to Hyrum Smith, 13 May In Nauvoo, Joseph Smith and his followers believed that America’s democratic system had failed, and they were eager to try something new; outside of Nauvoo, observers feared the saints … 1844, Pay Order to Nauvoo City Treasurer for John Lytle, 14 January David Hyrum Smith, son of Emma and Joseph Smith, painted his Nauvoo, Illinois scene sometime before 1869. to circa 1 November 1843, Letter to John Windt and Others, 16 May January 1844, Pay Order to Nauvoo City Treasurer for Andrew Lytle, 14 Clayton, William. 1840–B, Promissory Note from Alanson Brown, 9 March On June 10, the Nauvoo city council passed an ordinance about libels; and Smith, as mayor, ordered the city marshal to destroy the paper. 1844, Authorization for Orson Pratt, 12 March November 1843, Pay Order to William Clayton for George Stiles, 18 1840–A, Promissory Note from George B. Teeples, 15 February 1840, Town Lot Order to Whitford G. Wilson, 8 January 1845, Statement of Account from Nauvoo City Watch, 27 August 1842, Deed, JS and Emma Hale Smith to JS Trustee in Trust, 5 April 1843, Marriage Certificate for Oliver Higgins and Sylvia Edmonds, [8] These first trickled, then flooded, into Nauvoo, raising Smith's spirits. While Smith had been imprisoned, Brigham Young, the senior member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, had with indefatigable skill, brought the believers out of Missouri, and the Saints "had obeyed him implicitly. 14 December 1844, Revised Statement of Account from William Rollosson, [1] Purchasing waterlogged wilderness land on credit from two Connecticut speculators (who drove a hard bargain during this period of economic recession), Smith established a new gathering place for the Saints along the Mississippi in Hancock County. Scribe, Discourse, 5 January 1841, as Reported by William January 1844, Pay Order to Nauvoo City Treasurer for Daniel Carn, 8 January Bullock, Discourse, 16 June 1844–A, as Reported by William [citation needed]. October 1841, Discourse, Granger, 6 July 1840, Letter from Oliver Cowdery, 21 January 1838, Letter from Oliver Olney, 31 October 1842, Letter from Orson Hyde and John E. Page, 1 May 1840, Letter from Orson Hyde, 28 September 1840, Letter from Orville Browning and Nehemiah Bushnell, 23 November 1841, Letter from Paicouchaiby and Other Potawatomis, circa 14 August 27 February 1840, Bond to Joseph K. Copy, Pay Order and Receipt to C. D. Stevens for Mr. Howard, 6 to David Manhard, 8 (Ostlings, 13). 1841, Deed from Robert D. and Sarah Phinney Foster, 22 January [48] Even contemporaries could hardly escape the conclusion that Bennett was, as Fawn Brodie called him, “a base and ignoble opportunist.” But the Ostlings note that “there was just enough of a kernel of truth to arouse internal suspicion and whip up anti-Mormon sentiment elsewhere.”[49] Non-Mormons looked with increasing uneasiness not only at reports of Mormon “free wifery” but at the comparative success of Nauvoo, the competent drilling of the Nauvoo Legion, and the growing political clout of the Saints. February 1840–A, Promissory Note from Anson Mathews, 1 February Campbell transported Smith, Reynolds, and Wilson to the Municipal Court of Nauvoo. 1843, Pay Order from Joseph W. Coolidge for Brother Fisher, 15 1840, Town Lot Order to Joseph McCall, 12 March 1840, Town Lot Order to Lorenzo Clark, circa 1 February 1842, Letter, John C. Dodds to Lyman Wight, 29 July 1840, Town Lot Order to Alpheus Gifford, 1 December 1842, Military Exemption from Robert D. Foster for John / “Record of Na[u]voo Lodge Under Dispensation,” 1842–1846. 1840–E, Promissory Note from Almera Oaks, 27 February "[42], After arriving in Nauvoo in 1841, Bennett had been baptized into the new religion. Bullock Copy, Affidavit from Samuel Hicks, 21 June 1844, Affidavit from Solomon Hancock and Others, 20 June 1844, Letter from Lyman Wight and Others, 15 February 1842, Petition from Josiah Butterfield and Others, 1 May Tell us. Swarthout, 29 August 1840, Receipt to Hyrum 25 January 1843, Marriage Certificate for Daniel H. Keeler and Philinda 1844, Statement of Account from Albert P. Rockwood, circa 13 1845, Petition from Benjamin Brown and Others, 1 March Beginning in January 1844, Ebenezer Robinson managed the house as a hotel, and the Prophet maintained six of the rooms for his family. Gibbs, 13 August 1840–A, Receipt to Luman Clayton, Discourse, 13 August 1843–B, as Reported by Willard CHL. 1842, Deed from John and Malinda Robinson Barnett, 15 January 1839–D, Promissory Note from Alpheus Gifford, 1 December After Sharp announced that his newspaper would "oppose the concentration of political power in a religious body, or in the hands of a few individuals," Smith canceled his subscription and called the paper "a filthy sheet, that tissue of lies, that sink of iniquity," and signed the letter "Yours, with utter contempt. 1844, Petition from Hyrum Smith, 14 January 1842, Petition from Inhabitants of Nauvoo Third Ward, 17 January 1844, Petition from Inhabitants of Nauvoo Third Ward, 18 January 1844, Petition from James B. Nicholson and Others, 22 April 1842, Petition from James Hamilton and Others, 22 June 1844, Petition from James Sloan, 6 November 1841, Petition from Jeremiah Curtis and Others, 14 March 1844, Deed from James and Harriet Denton Adams, 29 May CHL. September 1843, Petition from Elisha Edwards and Others, 3 June The newspaper also refused to "acknowledge any man as king or lawgiver to the church. to rob men of their property and rights without avenging them. Richards, Discourse, 16 August 1841, as Reported by, Discourse, 16 May 1841, as Reported by Unidentified Scribe, Discourse, 17 January 1843, as Reported by Wilford Woodruff, Discourse, 17 September 1843, as Reported by Levi 1841–C, Promissory 1841–C, Promissory Note to Ethan Kimball, 20 June 1842, Promissory Note to George Boyes, 29 November History of the Nauvoo Temple, ca. On June 21, the two placed Smith under arrest when he was staying outside Nauvoo near Dixon, IL. [73] But the most significant difference between the two was Law's opposition to plural marriage. 1840–G, Promissory Note from Edmund Also at about this time, Bennett had become disaffected from Smith and began publicizing what he said was Smith's practice of "Spiritual Wifery". 1839, Proposed Plan for a Moot Organization and Congress, 6 1845, Report from Charles C. Rich and Jonathan Dunham, 3 1843, Claims from George W. Harris and Others, 8 February 1844, Pay Order to Nauvoo City Treasurer for Josiah Arnold, 4 June 1840–B, Bond I. 1840–B, Bond to James 1841–B, Promissory Note from George Clyde, 15 January Clayton, Discourse, 31 March 1842, as Reported by Eliza R. Snow, Discourse, 3 October 1841, as Reported by Willard Richards, Discourse, 4 July 1843, as Reported by Wilford Woodruff, Discourse, 4 July 1843, as Reported by Willard Richards, Discourse, 5 January 1841, as Reported by Unidentified Randall, 12 August 1840, Receipt to Moses 1840–D, Promissory Note from Elijah Newman, 1 between 23 April and 6 May 1843, Marriage Certificate for James Brown and Esther Raper, 28 1839, Bond to Almera Oaks, 1843, Letter, John R. Wakefield to Thomas Ford, 14 June 1844, Notice of Election of City Officers, 11 February Fearing desecration of the graves, church leaders decided to bury the men in the basement of the unfinished Nauvoo House. to 1842, Certification of Mortgage, 20 February 1844, Charges against Harrison Sagers Preferred to William 1845, Appendix 2: William Clayton, Journal Excerpt, 1–4 April Draft Notes, March and April There is even evidence that Smith propositioned the wives of both Law and his associate Robert D. 1843–C, Promissory Note to John C. Walsh, 10 February 1843–D, Promissory Note to John Gillet and Smith Tuttle, 12 August 1839–T, Promissory Note to John Wolf, 15 June 1844, Promissory Note to Joseph Codd, 23 September Note, 25 September 1839–V, Unsigned Promissory 1845, Petition from Hosea Stout and Others, 8 November 1843, Petition from John P. Herr and Others, 7 March Richards, Discourse, 12 May 1844, as Reported by Thomas Bullock, Discourse, 13 April 1843, as Reported by Willard Richards, Discourse, 13 August 1843–A, as Reported by Franklin D. 1843, Minute Entry, Appointment of Samuel Smith, 11 June Richards, Discourse, 27 August 1843, as Reported by James Butterfield Copy [, Wrapper for Lease Documents, circa 23 January Bennett wrote that the “blood of murdered Mormons cries aloud for help…and I swear by the Lord God of Israel, that the sword shall not depart from my thigh, nor the buckler from my arm, until the trust is consummated, and the hydra-headed fiery dragon slain.” Times and Seasons, 3 (March 15, 1842), 724. Young, between 10 July 1842 and 9 February 1843, Marriage Certificate for Edward Cuthbertson and Susan McKee, 1842, Petition from William Marks, 12 July 1841, Petition from William Nesbitt, 6 December 1842, Petition to Chauncey Robison, 26 December 1842 [, Petition to Chauncey Robison, 26 December 1842, Draft 1840–D, Promissory Note from Buckly B. Anderson, 1 Whitney, 29 April 1843, Marriage Certificate for Joseph Outhouse and Eliza Ann 1844, Deed from Windsor P. and Sylvia Sessions Lyon, 13 December Richards, Discourse, 6 March Brodie, 186. 1844, Statement of Account from John P. Greene, circa 5 March Matteson, 18 December 1843, Marriage Certificate for Henry Royle and Elizabeth "[27] Furthermore, once sealed for eternity by priesthood authority, Smith revealed that such couples would continue to procreate in the next life, becoming, in effect, gods. circa Late June 1838, Appendix 2: Copies of Book of Mormon Characters, 1844, Affidavit from Isaac Morley and Others, 20 June 1846, Note from Willard Richards, 22 September 1843, Note from Willard Richards, 30 January 1844, Note to Hiram Kimball, circa 23 October 1841, Notice from Wilford Woodruff, 25 October 1842, Notice from Willard Richards, circa 14 December Thompson, 6 May 1842, Marriage Certificate for James A. Easton and Alzina 1840, Town Lot Order to George B. Teeples, circa 15 February 1842, Letter, William W. Phelps and Willard Richards to Thomas 1841, Deed from Ebenezer and Angelina Robinson, 28 April January 1845, Report from Lewis Robison, 14 January 1843, Report from Lewis Robison, circa 14 January 1843, Report from Willard Richards, circa 8 February by William P. McIntire, Account of Meeting, circa 23 February 1841, as Reported by William P. McIntire, Account of Meeting, circa 2 February 1841, as Reported Bullock First Copy, Affidavit from Amos Chase, 19 December 1843, Thomas This chapter will briefly review some of the important events in the Prophet’s life that year and then focus on the revelation he received on January 19, known today as Doctrine and Covenants section 124. 1845, Letter and Pay Order to Lucian Adams, 2 October 1843, Letter from Abraham C. 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