190 years ago today - Mar 25, 1832

The people assemble for Sunday worship and Joseph preaches a sermon, never mentioning the episode of the night before [of being tarred and feathered], even though he knows that several of the mob are in the audience. That day he baptizes three. Sidney Rigdon, whose head was dragged across the frozen and rough ground until he became unconscious from the tarring and feathering, goes delirious for several days. The morning after the tarring and feathering, he asks his wife for a razor with which to kill Joseph, and then asks Joseph for a razor with which to kill his wife. Several days later Sidney preaches that the keys have been taken from this people and will be given to another people. He also will not allow praying. Joseph eventually has to take away Sidney's preaching license until he repents and returns to a normal state of mind.

[Conkling, Christopher J., Joseph Smith Chronology]

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