Several curious tidbits that happened on this day in Mormon History
175 years ago today - Feb 24, 1844
Presidential candidate Joseph Smith has 1500 copies of GENERAL SMITH'S VIEWS OF THE POWERS AND POLICY OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES printed. He writes "Prayed that Gen Smith's views of the power and policy of the U.S. United States might be spread far and wide and be the means of opening the hearts of the people." Copies of it were mailed to President John Tyler, members of his Cabinet, Supreme Court judges, members of Congress and many newspaper editors, postmasters, and other prominent persons.