180 years ago today - Aug 23, 1843 - Wednesday

[Joseph Smith]

Fined Mary Huxhan $3,00 on confessi[o]n for selling spirits. [This was the third case in four days relating to the city's temperance ordinance. Ten days earlier, JS stated he was taking action against the illegal selling of liquor at various establishments in the city.]

["President Joseph Smith's Journal," Journal, 4 vols., Dec. 1842-June 1844 (Williard Richards)]

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