170 years ago today - Aug 27, 1843

[Joseph Smith] Joseph states that two weeks earlier a vote had been taken to disfellowship Sidney Rigdon. And although Gov. Carlin now denies any conspiracy with Rigdon, Joseph still believes there has been such a conspiracy. After these comments, Joseph gives a doctrinal sermon. Rigdon then takes the stand to defend himself, stating that he has seen Gov. Carlin only three times in his life and has never talked to a soul about the subject of a conspiracy to arrest Joseph. Sidney asks pardon for doing anything that would make Joseph come to this conclusion.

[Source: Conkling, Christopher J., Joseph Smith Chronology]

1 comment:

  1. Joseph Smith's paranoia resulting from introducing his whoredom of polygamy.


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