Milo [, Letter, Thomas Ford to Jacob B. Backenstos, circa 6 July In 1844, after Smith was imprisoned in Carthage, Illinois, he was shot and killed when a mob stormed the jailhouse. 1842, Letter, William W. Phelps and Willard Richards to Thomas January 1844, Deed from Daniel H. and Eliza Robison Wells, 4 February 1843, Deed from Daniel H. and Eliza Robison Wells, 5 May by William P. McIntire, Account of Meeting, circa 2 March 1841, as Reported by William P. McIntire, Account of Meeting, circa 30 March 1841, as Reported by William P. McIntire, Account of Meeting, circa 9 February 1841, as Reported Bushman (2005), 437; Remini, 151; Brodie, 335. 1840–A, Promissory Note from Zenas Gurley, 12 March Smith also threatened Congress. 1844, Recommendation for Oliver Granger, 1 November 1839, Recommendation for Orson Hyde, 6 April 1840, Recommendation for Samuel Bent and George W. Harris, between circa 17 and circa 28 July 1840, Recommendation from Nauvoo High Council, 27 October December 1839, Letter to Isaac Galland, 11 September 1839, Letter to Israel Daniel Rupp, 5 June 1844, Letter to James Arlington Bennet, 17 March 1843, Letter to James Arlington Bennet, 30 June 1842, Letter to James Arlington Bennet, 8 September 1842, Letter to James H. Seymour, 16 January 1844, Letter to Jennetta Richards Richards, 23 June 1842, Letter to Jesse B. Thomas, 26 June 1844–A, Letter to Jesse B. Thomas, 26 June 1844–B, Letter to Jesse B. Thomas, 27 November 1843, Letter to Joel Hamilton Walker, 1 June 1844, Letter to John C. Calhoun, 2 January 1844, Letter to John C. Calhoun, 4 November 1843, Letter to John M. Bernhisel, 4 January 1842, Letter to John M. Bernhisel, 7 September 1842, Letter to John R. Wakefield, 23 June 1844, Letter to John Taylor, Wilford Woodruff, and the Saints, December 1841, Deed from William and Achsah White, 20 July 1843, Deed to Martha McBride Knight, 6 September 1841, Deed to Mary Ann and George C. Bosley, 26 January Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2000. 1840–C, Promissory Note from David C. Deming, 20 March Charles C. Rich, 9 December 1843, Pay Order to William Clayton, 18 April 1843, Petition from A. W. Whitney and Others, 25 February 1844, Letter, Horace Hotchkiss to Hyrum Smith, 13 May 1839, microfilm 954,776, U.S. and Canada Record Collection, FHL; Deed, 12 Aug. 1839, JS Collection, CHL; “An Epistle to the Twelve,” Times and Seasons, Oct. 1839, 2:567; JS, Journal, 24 Apr.–3 May 1839. Smith returned to Illinois on June 23, gave himself up, and was taken to Carthage to stand trial.[83]. 1844, Minute Entry, Approval of Petition, 29 April 1844, Petition from John Pack and Others, 28 February David Hyrum Smith, son of Emma and Joseph Smith, painted his Nauvoo, Illinois scene sometime before 1869. 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 His petition was declined. Rollins et al., “Transforming Swampland into Nauvoo,” 127. 1839–A, Bond to James W. Burgess, Discourse, 27 August 1843, as Reported by Willard Noble performed the ceremony "in a grove near Main Street with Louisa in man's clothing." February 1843, Marriage Certificate for James Gordon and Mary The history for the period after 5 Aug. 1838 was composed after the death of Joseph Smith. [79] Press, type, and newspapers were dragged into the street and burned. Willard Richards, Account of Meeting, circa 16 February 1841, as Reported Ravenscroft, 23 March 1843, Marriage Certificate for Thomas McTaggart and Phillis January 1844, Pay Order to Nauvoo City Treasurer for Stephen H. Godard, 8 [49] In April, Smith predicted "the entire overthrow of this nation in a few years. July 1842, Pay Order to Nauvoo City Treasurer for James Pace, 14 January by William P. McIntire, Account of Meeting, circa 16 March 1841, as Reported by William P. McIntire, Account of Meeting, circa 19 January 1841, as Reported 1839–A, Bond to Samuel Henderson, 1 November 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. 1841–C, Promissory Note to Ethan Kimball, 20 June 1842, Promissory Note to George Boyes, 29 November Leonard, Nauvoo, 54–59; “Extracts of the Minutes of Conferences,” Times and Seasons, Nov. 1839, 1:15; Letter to the Church and Edward Partridge, 20 Mar. 1844, Petition from John Burscough and Others, 29 December Draft Mathews, 1 February 1840, Bond to Benjamin 1840, Town Lot Order to Buckly B. Anderson, circa 1 November Humphrys, 12 March 1843, Marriage Certificate for Joseph Hartshorn and Frances 1840–E, Promissory Note from Almera Oaks, 27 February Smith chose a site on a bluff in Nauvoo where he blessed the cornerstones in a public ceremony on April 6, 1841. Copy, Transcript of Proceedings, circa 18 March 1844 [, Trial Report, 5–19 January 1843, as Published in, Trial Report, 5–19 January 1843, as Published in the, Trial Report, between 4 and 22 March 1843 [, Unsigned Copy, Appointment of Dimick B. Huntington, 23 May 1842, 1840–G, Promissory Note from Joseph K. Allen, 10 March 1839, Bond to Philinda Thomas Bullock, Minutes and Ordinance, Nauvoo Legion, 3 August April 1843, Marriage Certificate for James Jones and Maryanne Richards–A, Discourse, 16 July 1843, as Reported by Willard January 1844, Pay Order to Nauvoo City Treasurer for Benjamin Boice, 8 December 1843, Petition from Benjamin Warrington and Others, circa 8 1841, Claim from Alanson Ripley, circa 14 May 1842, Claim from Alanson Ripley, circa 27 November Robinson, Minutes, Nauvoo Legion Committee of Revision, 26 January, 2 and 10 February Prichard Oaks, between 20 April and 2 May 1843, Marriage Certificate for Arthur Cady and Mary Gifford, 17 June 1842, Pay Order to Nauvoo City Treasurer for Isaac C. Haight, 14 Hill, between 21 May and 7 July 1843, Marriage Certificate for George Thorpe and Sarah Hopkins [1 January–30 June 1842], History Draft, Letter to Quorum of the Twelve, 15 December 1840, Letter to Reuben McBride, 18 January 1844, Letter to Richard Ballantyne and Peter Slater, 20 June William W. Phelps [, Account of Hearing, circa 16 December 1841 [, Account of Hearings, circa 20 December 1843, Account of Meeting and Discourse, 18 June 1842, as Reported by Wilford Woodruff, Account of Meeting and Discourse, 5 January 1841, as Its only edition, published on June 7, 1844, contained affidavits testifying that the signers had heard Smith read a revelation giving every man the privilege of marrying ten virgins. 1840–C, Promissory Note from George B. Teeples, 15 February 1840–I, Promissory Note from David Jones, 1 February 1843, Minutes and Discourses, 6–7 April 1844, as Published by, Minutes and Discourses, 6–8 April 1844, as Reported by 1840–F, Promissory Note from Benjamin Hoyt, 12 February 1840–H, Promissory Note from Benjamin Hoyt, 12 February 1840–I, Promissory Note from Benjamin R. Wescott, 1 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. Designed Particularly for Beginners. 1843, Petition from George Fidler and Others, circa 4 December 8 February 1845, Petition from George B. Wallace and Others and Letter from John E. Page, 30 October 1843–A, Promissory Note to John C. Walsh, 10 February January 1843 [, Journal, December Woodruff, Discourse, 21 February 1843, as Reported by Willard Richards, Discourse, 21 February 1844, as Reported by Wilford 1840, Letter from Heber C. Kimball, 9 July 1840, Letter from Henry T. Hugins, 17 June 1844, Letter from Henry Q. Jennison, 18 August 1841, Letter from Hiram Barney, 24 January 1842, Letter from Hiram Clark and Others, 21 October 1842, Letter from Horace Hotchkiss, 1 April 1840, Letter from Horace Hotchkiss, 11 October 1841, Letter from Horace Hotchkiss, 12 April 1842, Letter from Horace Hotchkiss, 13 September 1841, Letter from Horace Hotchkiss, 17 March 1840, Letter from Horace Hotchkiss, 19 December 1842, Letter from Horace Hotchkiss, 24 July 1841, Letter from Horace Hotchkiss, 27 May 1842, Letter from Horace Hotchkiss, 27 September 1843, Letter from Horace Hotchkiss, 30 December 1841, Letter from Horace Hotchkiss, 30 October 1843, Letter from Horace Hotchkiss, 7 April 1843, Letter from Horace Hotchkiss, 7 February 1842, Letter from Horace Hotchkiss, 9 November 1841, Letter from Hugh Legaré, 31 March 1843 [Forgery], Letter from Hugh T. Reid and James W. Woods, 24 June 1843, Pay Order from Brigham Young for Joseph Scofield, 16 June [, Docket Entry, between 25 October and circa 29 November Joseph Smith married at least twenty-eight women. 1842, Minute Entry, Appointment of George Stiles, 13 April 1839–C, Promissory Note from Alpheus Gifford, 1 December 1840, Receipt to Peter Clothier, 22 July 1843, Marriage Certificate for James Bracken and Sarah Head, of Edward Partridge, 24 October Bushman (2005), pp. 1842, Petition from George W. Crouse and Others, circa 9 March 1840–B, Promissory Note from David C. Deming, 20 March He was reunited here with the Saints, … 1843, Deed from Willard and Jennetta Richards, 23 February 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. 1841, Petition from Orson Spencer and Others, circa 12 May There, for both humanitarian and political reasons, the refugees had been welcomed. Edited by Arnold K. Garr, Donald Q. Cannon, and Richard O. Cowan. [22] In April 1841, Smith secretly wed Louisa Beaman as a plural wife, and during the next two and a half years, he may have married thirty additional women, ten of them already married to other men. Joseph Smith's Nauvoo stretches along the Illinois bank of the Mississippi River. to Isaac Chase, 14 January 1839, Reflections and Blessings, 16 and 23 August 1842, Remarks, 25 November 1843, as Reported by Wilford Smith chose. 1840, Town Lot Order to Artemus Johnson, 27 January 1840, Promissory Note from John L. Butler, 1 November Leonard, Glen M. Nauvoo: A Place of Peace, a People of Promise. January 1843, Marriage Certificate for Joseph Kingsbury and Sarah Ann 1843, Resignation from George A. Smith, circa 10 August Bullock, Discourse, 16 June 1844–A, as Reported by William 1845, Nauvoo City Council Rough Minute Book, January–November [65] Then, probably unwisely, Smith also decided to desert both Whigs and Democrats, and announce his own candidacy for President of the United States, sending out the apostles to advertise his campaign. He renamed the area "Nau… . 1843, Petition from Elizabeth Taylor and Others, 22 April 1842, Petition from Benjamin Warrington and Others, circa 29 1843, Promissory Note to George McIntire, 17 January 1842, Promissory Note to George McIntire, 20 January 1842, Promissory Note to Horace Hotchkiss, 12 August 1839–W, Promissory Note to Horace Hotchkiss, 23 October 1840, Promissory Note to Hugh McFall, 25 March 1842, Promissory Note to Hugh Rhodes, 12 October 1843, Promissory Note to Hugh Rhodes, 19 January 1844, Promissory Note to Isaac Chase, 24 April 1844, Promissory Note to James Brinkerhoff, 24 August And, as if they had just organized an independent state, Smith and the Council sent ambassadors to England, France, Russia, and the Republic of Texas. Ford, 4 July 1844, John McEwan Second Copy, Letter, William W. Phelps to J. Clayton, Discourse, 18 June 1844, as Reported by William 1840, Town Lot Order to George B. Teeples, circa 15 February 1842, Resignation of Fees from Willard Richards, 17 February 14 December 1840, Agreement with Ebenezer Wiggins, 15 May 1841, Agreement with Ebenezer and Elender Moore Wiggins, 14 May 1841, Agreement with Edwin 1842, Resolution, Council of Fifty, 19 March 1844, Resolutions from Nauvoo Second Ward, 11 December [31] Nevertheless, "from that hour," Emily later wrote, "Emma was our bitter enemy," and they had to leave the household. 1840–E, Promissory Note from Almera Oaks, 27 Journals, 1836–1853. 1844, Pay Order to Nauvoo City Treasurer for Josiah Arnold, 7 December 1843, Deed from Robert B. and Mercy Fielding Restaurants near Joseph Smith Historic Site: (0.71 mi) Hotel Nauvoo Historic Inn & Restaurant (0.70 mi) Fudge Factory (0.71 mi) Grandpa John's Nauvoo Cafe (0.73 mi) Annie's Frozen Custard (0.74 mi) The Red Front; View all restaurants near Joseph Smith Historic Site on Tripadvisor $ Copy, Pay Order and Receipt to C. D. Stevens for Mr. Howard, 6 to 1840, Receipt 1843, Bill from Hyrum Smith and Others, 26 November Nichols, 7 June 1843, Marriage Certificate for William S. Bachelor and Huldah Bullock, Discourse, 10 March 1844, as Reported by Wilford November 1839–A, Promissory Note from Buckly B. Anderson, 1 November Critics suggested that Nauvoo's charter should be revoked, and the Illinois legislature considered the proposal. [73] But the most significant difference between the two was Law's opposition to plural marriage. 1842, Letter, Thomas Carlin to Emma Smith, 24 August 1842 [, Letter, Thomas Carlin to Emma Smith, 7 September 1842 Bullock, Discourse, 24 March 1844–B, as Reported by Wilford 14 July 1843, Marriage Certificate for Alfred Gay and Maria Ripley, 13 Richards, Discourse, 18 June 1844, as Reported by William Reynolds discovered a revolver at the scene, still loaded with buckshot and surmised that the suspect lost his friend in the dark rainy night. Bushman (2005), 528. 1844, Letter, Joseph H. Reynolds to Newel K. Whitney, 7 April [1 January–31 December 1840], History, 1844–A, Promissory Note to James D. Davis, 16 March 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 Smith, 24 August 1840–A, Receipt to Hyrum Cahoon, and Elias Higbee, 15 June 1841, Receipt from Alpheus Cutler, Reynolds Cahoon, and Elias Higbee, 29 1842, Circuit Court Copy [, Docket Entry, between 30 November and circa 3 December November 1843, Pay Order to William Clayton for George Stiles, 18 1842, Petition from Josiah Butterfield and Others, 1 May The paper also attacked the attempt to "christianize a world by political schemes and intrigue" and denounced "false doctrines" such as "doctrines of many Gods," which, the paper said, Smith had recently revealed in his King Follett discourse. . between 10 July and 31 August 1842, Marriage Certificate for Henry L. Cook and Mary Hoag, 1843, Deed from Charles C. and Sarah Pea Rich, 5 August Bushman (2005), 452-58; Brodie, 170-75; Widmer, 90. 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