190 years ago today - 1834 2 May.

The U.S. Secretary of War informs Mormons in Jackson County, Missouri that the U.S. president has no constitutional authority to use federal troops to enforce local laws.

[Quinn, D. Michael, The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power, Appendix 7: Selected Chronology of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-47, http://amzn.to/origins-power]

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