175 years ago today - Sep 12, 1838

[Joseph Smith] The gunrunners are tried in Far West. Governor Boggs receives a communication from Daviess County charging the "Mormons" with every crime imaginable. Sixty or more mobbers enter the town of De Witt (Carroll County) and warn the Saints to leave at once.

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

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